Strategic Buyer

Do you want to work for one of Europe’s fastest growing companies creating better and happier workplaces?

Framery is now looking for an eager and energetic Strategic Buyer to join our team in Tampere. As Strategic Buyer you will lead nominated sourcing categories of metal components/products. Strategic Buyer is primarily responsible for the strategic sourcing of named categories to ensure cost effectiveness and high performing supplier base. Strategic Buyer will effectively collaborate with all Framery stakeholders to deliver best value and solutions to Framery. In this position you are part of Framery Sourcing team in Supply chain organization.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Leading sourcing strategy communication and implementation in named sourcing categories in Framery
  • Ensuring that spend of named categories is under management
  • Ensure suppliers contracts
  • Supplier relationships on strategic and tactical level (contracting, fact based vendor evaluation process, meeting practices). Leading supplier audits with nominated suppliers together with other stakeholders
  • Accountable for securing cost competitiveness by understanding TCO
  • Ensuring competition and implementing efficient negotiation process with the supplier base

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Master's or Bachelor´s degree in engineering or equivalent
  • Min 5 years of work experience in sourcing, preferably in metal categories
  • This role demands a high level of interaction with both internal and external stakeholders and must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and change management skills  
  • Strong skills in project management with the ability to construct the big picture, co-ordinate and make decisions
  • Good analytical ability to quickly gather facts, perform root cause analysis, draw conclusions and recommend appropriate course of action
  • Fluency in English

Please send your application through the link below, latest on 26.5.2019 as we will proceed with most potential candidates quickly. We hope that you can start working with us as soon as possible. Applications sent through the link will be added to our recruitment system, which is our primary channel when recruiting new co-workers so please do not email the application.

Regarding any questions concerning additional information about the position and job description please contact Sourcing Director Jaakko Luhtasela by email ( or by phone (+358 50 5024626) during the following times: 
Monday 6.5. at 16-17
Tuesday 7.5. at 10-11
Thursday 16.5. at 9-11


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