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Since 1852, Hästens Beds has been committed to crafting the best sleep. The skilled craftspeople at our factory in Köping, Sweden, have been refining our work for generations. Every bed is bespoke and made by hand using only the best natural materials. The difference lies in the details and our quest to provide the most restful sleep for people who want to lead a higher quality of life. With operations in 35+ countries and over 200 partners in Europe, Asia and America, the small family-owned company has grown into a global producer and retailer of premium beds.

http://www.hastens.com/


Are you passionate about finding the best solution and price for your company and thrive in a role with global responsibilities? 

We are looking for an experienced and customer service oriented Purchaser with exceptional communication and time management skills. Someone that is self-motivated with a curious mindset and can oversee multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

As Purchaser you will create excellence in operations and add customer value. You will have the responsibility to ensure control and availability of raw material and components to meet production requirements, store concept materials as well as availability of our range of accessories in our warehouses around the world.  

Supplier management will be a very important part of your work to identify savings and other improvements in the area around materials and suppliers that you will be responsible for. You understand how replenishment and ordering systems work and are willing to drive change and improvements to lower costs and keeping the lowest possible capital tied up.

To succeed you will need great interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently as well as being a team player.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supplier management

  • Drive supplier relationships and communication to achieve improved flow of goods Sourcing of parts, materials, consumables and equipment when required to meet the specifications, price and lead time
  • Manage supplier development to be innovative and with continuous improvements
  • Responsible for constantly seeking new ways to improve operational efficiency
  • Responsible for training suppliers in Hästens standards and ensure that they are met according to our expectations - world class supply chain
  • Ensure and continuously improve our internal and external processes
  • Update purchasing records, information and pricing in our business system

Purchase Order management

  • Manage purchase orders and delivery of materials meeting the MRP for smooth supplies
  • Tracks orders from shipment to delivery
  • Develop an efficient and accurate system for monitoring all open purchase orders

Ensure On Time Delivery             

  • Responsible for manage and track supplier OTD, reports and assessment
  • Follow up on KPIs and act upon deviation
  • Communicate with other departments about status and actions taken

Inventory management

  • Analyse the stock inventory and plan for replenishment
  • Support opportunities for sell through of obsolete inventory
  • Manages warehouse relationships to ensure high levels of performance and adherence to high standards of care and quality
  • Follow and set supply parameters and levels (MRP policies)

 

EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of experience from Purchasing or/and Planning
  • 3+ years experience with ERP systems (SAP, Salesforce is an advantage)
  • Education or experience related to the job (Supply Chain/Engineering/Economics or similar)
  • Experience within Supply chain operations having an understanding for flows, information and material is an advantage
  • Fully energized and committed
  • Willing to drive change and improvements
  • Passionate about providing an exceptional customer experience, team player.
  • Technical literacy a must (i.e., ERPs, Excel, Keynote, etc.)
  • Possibility to travel is required
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Well organized with a hands-on problem-solving attitude
  • Flexible and can meet internal and statutory deadlines
  • Capability to take constructive and tough discussions towards suppliers


OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Fully energized and committed
  • Willing to drive change and improvements
  • Passionate about providing an exceptional customer experience, team player.
  • Technical literacy a must (i.e., ERPs, Excel, Keynote, etc.)
  • Possibility to travel is required
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Well organized with a hands-on problem-solving attitude
  • Flexible and can meet internal and statutory deadlines
  • Capability to take constructive and tough discussions towards suppliers
  • Drive, positive and energetic

Join us during a time of exciting global expansion!


Hästens Beds is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

AREA OF OPPORTUNITY

Köping

Nya Hamnvägen
731 36 Köping Directions View page

WE INVEST IN PEOPLE

 

Here at Hästen we invest in the people, whether it's about a communication course, leadership training or a Christmas gift - we want you to feel appreciated!

We have our own Executive Coach and also our Sales Trainer. They are here to help our team-members perform at the highest level both inside and outside of Hästens.

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