Ericsson Inbound Supply Manager in Stockholm, Sweden

Radio PIM Sweden produces Test Beds, early prototypes (PoC and PoP) and other demonstrators to validate and demonstrate new technology in cooperation with Ericsson Research, DURA S&T;, PDU, and Product Management. With strategic capabilities, as e.g. SMA, Wire-bonding, Analysis lab, 3D printing/scanning, CNC machines, and Test chambers, Radio PIM Sweden provides a One Stop Shop to enable innovation and Technology leadership for Ericsson. Radio PIM Sweden is also driving the Advanced Engineering Program within Supply, coordinating research and pre-development of future production and test technologies by utilizing total PIM capabilities.

Job Summary

We are now recruiting for the position as Operational Buyer within the Logistics & Build Office section at Radio PIM Sweden. In this position, you will report to the head of Logistics & Build Office.

Responsibilities & Tasks

Your role is to purchase material and monitor deliveries to secure material availability for 5G prototype builds. You will also be responsible for purchasing of miscellaneous items as required by projects and line organization. Sending out RFQ:s and communicating supply status to stakeholders are important tasks. You will also work with inventory management and perform stock follow-up and optimize inventory turn-over rate.

You will work in close collaboration with planners, project managers, designers, suppliers, and quality functions. We expect you to actively contribute in the continuous development of the operational buyer function and the ways of working.

Position Qualifications

Behavioral Competences:

To succeed in the role as operational buyer, you should have well developed analytical skills and being comfortable taking own initiatives. A substantial driving force to actively follow-up invoices and orders and solve problems to secure on time deliveries of material is essential.

Further expectations:

  • You act in accordance with Ericsson’s values and principles
  • You are self-motivated and like to seize opportunities, and turn ideas into reality
  • You are service minded
  • You have a well-developed ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • You are a team player with experience and skills in co-operation with key stake holders and an ability to work cross-functional
  • You have good interpersonal communication skills suitable for an international environment, and a strong cultural awareness

Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

Good English and Swedish skills, written and spoken, are a pre-requisite for the position, as is a good general IS/IT competence level

We put great emphasis on your personal characteristics and skills. It is considered beneficial to have experience and proven competence within the following areas:

  • University degree in Logistics or equivalent working experience.
  • IT systems: SAP ONE, Microsoft Office, Contract, Eliza, Piwin, Sourcing Workbench, Global Forecast Tool
  • Procurement and distribution processes
  • Commercial contexts and working with external partners
  • Supply Chain & Supply Process Knowledge
  • Lean theory and methodology
  • Minimum of 5-10 years relevant experience

Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and create new user experiences.

Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and build a more sustainable future.

With some 115,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world. Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.


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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || No Selection || Stockholm || Supply&Log;

Req ID: 202141