Sourcing Manager, Metal Components

Sourcing professional with a growth mindset, we are looking for you!

Framery is a one-of-a-kind growth company, an innovative leader in the soundproof pod industry and today, one of the fastest growing companies in Europe. 

We continue to create happier workplaces for a growing group of customers all over the world. To succeed in our growth journey, we are looking for a Sourcing Manager, Metal Components to strengthen our sourcing team. 

As a Sourcing Manager you will be a key player in securing Framery’s component sourcing needs for our current and future products. You will be responsible for sourcing mainly metal components. Currently the team consists of 9 sourcing managers and coordinators taking care of all Framery’s component sourcing needs for current and future products. We work very closely with our R&D, Quality and Supply Chain colleagues. The role will be based in Tampere and you will report to the Sourcing Director. 

 

As a Sourcing Manager you will:

  • Build and maintain a supplier portfolio in your own responsibility area to meet our requirements for Sustainability, Technology, Quality, Supply and Cost. 

  • Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies in your own responsibility area.

  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure

  • Invent negotiation strategies and secure profitable deals

  • Cooperate with stakeholders to guarantee agreement and implementation of terms and processes

  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking

  • Estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques

  • Discover and partner with trustworthy vendors and suppliers

 

Could it be you?

To succeed in this role, you should already have solid experience in vendor management through sourcing experience from the technology industry. It’s definitely a plus if you already have experience of metal materials, but it’s not a dealbreaker for us if it’s other materials that you have previously worked with. Excellent negotiation, communication, interpersonal and networking skills help you to build and maintain successful partnerships with suppliers and colleagues. You are a team player who is able to manage projects efficiently and has good time management and leadership skills. You enjoy solving problems and approach them in a solution-oriented manner. 

You hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in relevant technology, supply chain management, logistics or business administration. You understand market dynamics and have a sound business judgement. Being comfortable with figures allows you to collect, analyze and interpret data efficiently. You also have a solid judgement and ability to think critically. You take ownership and pride in your work and performance and their impact on the bigger picture. 

In this role you will be traveling approximately one third of your working time, so willingness to travel is also a must. To ensure smooth communication with suppliers and colleagues, fluency in written and spoken English as well as in spoken Finnish are essential.  

 

Join the phone booth revolution

You have an unique opportunity to join our team of Framerians who share an explorative mindset and the passion to create happier workplaces with phone booths together as a team. You get to be a part of an ambitious yet joyful culture and an amazing growth story which will certainly allow you a lot of freedom, responsibility and opportunities for personal growth. As experts in happy workplaces, we take the well-being of our employees very seriously. Framerians come first and customers are a very close second.

Read more on our Career site what makes us Framery and what you'd get when joining us. Meet some of the Framerians via exploring their stories and get to know our amazing products on our website. In our Instagram account @framerians, you can catch a glimpse of our everyday life.

 

How to apply

Does this resonate with your career aspirations? We’d love to hear from you as soon as possible.  Please send your application with your desired salary level by 10th of July at the latest. If you have any questions regarding the role, Sourcing Director Vesa Hämäläinen (tel. +358 40 587 6231) will be happy to answer them during the following times:

  • 17.6. klo 15-16.

  • 20.6. klo 8-9.

 

We are looking forward to hearing from you! 

 

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Employment type: Permanent, Full-time

Framery

Framery – Serious about happiness.

Happiness is the reason why Framery exists and is at the heart of everything we do. Our products including pods, phone booths and soundproof private spaces solve noise and privacy issues in open offices, making employees happier and more productive, and saving time, space and money. Today over 40% of Forbes top 100 companies have happier workplaces because of Framery Pods, and the number is growing fast.

Location: Patamäenkatu 7, 33900 Tampere, Finland
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