Ericsson Strategic Sourcing Management, Network Products HW Sourcing in Stockholm, Sweden

Description of company

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed-network operators globally. 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. 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.

Network Products Hardware Sourcing within Business Area Networks is responsible for sourcing of components and products for Radio Access and Core Network systems. We are now recruiting talented candidates that will contribute to our skilled team consisting of approximately 150 experienced sourcing professionals located in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Beijing and Bucharest.

Job description

Through excellent sourcing management we ensure effective sourcing of components and products in alignment with Business Area Networks strategies, corporate policies and directives.

We are actively involved in product development, evaluating technical solutions and driving and negotiating the right commercial conditions before releasing a product to the market. During the product lifecycle, we are constantly working with cost reduction activities.

The work includes supplier management of our global supplier base. This means business strategy alignment, relationship governance, contractual negotiations and supplier performance development with international world leading companies.

Supplier evaluation and category management is part of the responsibility to develop the supplier base for future technology and business needs. In a competitive environment, business intelligence, financial and category analysis is important tools to understand the future market trends.

Traveling is required, domestic and abroad

*Qualification * A University degree in Engineering with Business mindset, or equivalent in Economics with Technical knowledge.

*Competence *

The successful candidate will have genuine interest in technical sourcing preferably proven by relevant experience. Good interpersonal and communication skills are vital along with an ability to build networks. You contribute as part of a team in a multicultural environment. You like to create results together with others and by yourself. You possess analytical skills, a strategic mindset and a willingness to take responsibility. The job involves international contacts, so besides Swedish you must also be fluent in English.

Application Process: The selection and interview process is ongoing. Therefore, send in your application in English as soon as possible. For any questions and clarifications reach out to the recruiter, Hema Powar, hema.powar@ericsson.com

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || No Selection || Stockholm || SharedServ

Req ID: 197406