Sourcing Manager Land Transports

Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement
Perstorp, Sweden
Application due: September 30, 2016

For over 130 years, Perstorp has worked to improve the daily lives of millions of people around the world with innovative chemistry. Today we have an annual turnover of 11 billion SEK and have 1,500 employees worldwide, in Asia, Europe and North America. Our specialty chemicals make everything from cars to computers, from sails to shoes, lighter, stronger and safer. Every aspect of our corporate culture is infused with our core values of focused innovation, reliability and responsibility.

As our Sourcing Manager, Land transports you will be responsible for land transport purchases globally within Perstorp. You will be part of and lead the entire process from data collection to implementation, being the commercially responsible. It is your responsibility to build and develop strong and rewarding supplier relations and at the same time support sales, business units and local sites in all aspects of the transport management process.

You will also be responsible for continuously optimizing our logistic set-ups identifying opportunities, developing service structures for our customers and implementing improvements involving customers, partners and the internal Perstorp organization.

Internally you act as the link between our suppliers and the organization, identifying customer needs and driving internal effectiveness. You are responsible for managing a network of local transport coordinators located at our different production facilities ensure effective implementation, quick and effective response on deviations and securing that learnings continuously are being captured and turned into actions on a global scale.

Safety is first in everything we do, so also in transportation. Through tenders, supplier evaluations and continuous follow-ups you secure that Perstorp ambitions within safety and sustainability are fulfilled, externally as well as internally.

You report to VP Logistics & Supply Chain Planning and will be located at our logistic hub at Perstorp, with the possibility to spend a couple of days a week at our head office in Malmö.

The successful candidate need at least 5 years’ experience in transport procurement, preferably with a chemical logistics and international experience background. You need to have a strong commercial understanding and experience from contract negotiations and an extensive knowledge of the transport sector in Europe. Preferably covering packed goods, bulk liquid and bulk powder. Market knowledge/experience from US and APAC is preferable.

You must be analytical and structured, good team player and with good leadership skills. We are looking for a determined candidate eager to deliver high quality work all the way from analytics to implementation in our daily operations. We also appreciate some years of project management experience.

To find out more about the position, please contact VP Planning & Logistics Jonas Hagman, +46 701 448 468.

Send you application via our career site at not later than 30 September.


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Bengt Johansson Ranmo
Bengt Johansson Ranmo
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