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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.

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Position Summary

The Purchaser have the task and responsibility to ensure control and availability of raw material and components to meet production requirement, store concept materials as well availability of our range of accessories in our warehouses around the world. 

This should be done at the lowest cost and with the lowest capital tied up. In order to succed with this work, it is important to understand how replenishment and ordering systems work and an interest in this.

Furthermore, an important part is to work with supplier management to identify savings and other improvements in the area of the materials and suppliers for which the Purchaser is responsible. 

A teamplayer with the willingness to drive improvements creating excellence in operations and customer value.

Key areas of responsibility

  • Supplier management
  • Be responsible for operational tasks as order management; purchase orders, follow up and secure lead times with suppliers
  • Identify savings and other improvements regarding materials and drive development to ensure long term availability
  • Continuously; handle, maintain and update information and master data in our business system
  • Ensure correct ordering and invoicing together with other follow-ups and activities
  • Support and assist in ongoing projects

Primary responsibilities

  1. Supplier management
  2. Purchase Order management
  3. Ensure On Time Delivery 
  4. Inventory management

1. 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 continious 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 continiuously improve our internal and external processes

- Update purchasing records, data and pricing into system

2. 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

3. Ensure on time delivery

- Responsible for manage and track supplier OTD, reports and assessment 

- Follow up on KPIs and act upon deviation

4. 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 and other requirements

  • Experience within Supply chain operations having an understanding for flows, information and material is an advantage
  • Other requirements
  • 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)
  • Fully energized and committed
  • Willing to drive change and improvements
  • The person should be 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 is very positive


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.

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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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