Category Manager - Technical Procurement

Var: Göteborg
Tjänst: Inköpschef
Yrkeskategori: Chef Inköp
Publicerad: 2023-11-17
Sista ansökningsdag: 2023-12-17
Anställningstyp: Heltid
Anställningslängd: Tills vidare

Realise your career ambitions in technical procurement at Mölnlycke
If you’re ready to have an impact in a career that makes a difference, Mölnlycke could be your next step. You’ll be helping to equip medical professionals around the world with solutions to improve outcomes for patients. And you’ll be developing yourself in a global environment with an inspirational culture, with lots of opportunities. All the while building a successful career, with real purpose.
Mölnlycke is now looking for a Category Manager - Technical Procurement to join us. For this role, you will preferably be placed at our global HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden but we are open to candidates looking for remote positions across Europe.

You’ll make a significant contribution to our Wound Care manufacturing roadmap through;
Working with Technical Purchasing within the Global Indirect Procurement organization, in close cooperation with the with Technical Procurement Manager to support the Wound Care business area to ensure:
that the organization´s technical purchasing needs are met efficiently and cost-effectively.
that the technical procurement category strategy is followed and aligned with the manufacturing sites and technical development teams.

Your tasks will include:
In alignment with business area, be responsible for executing projects and realizing strategic initiatives related to Global Technical Purchasing.
Contributing to developing procurement category strategies including developing procurement plan, clarifying purchasing requirements, matching needs to supply capabilities, analyzing the organization’s spend profile, seeking opportunities to improve efficiency and value, and collaborating with suppliers to identify sourcing opportunities.
Being accountable for tender processes, selecting suppliers together with stakeholders, certifying and validating suppliers, negotiating, establishing and managing contracts.
Being accountable for managing selected suppliers and supplier relations, including monitoring/managing supplier information, preparing/analyzing procurement and vendor performance, supporting inventory and production processes, monitoring quality and supply of products delivered.
Being accountable for sourcing projects and managing cost efficiency initiatives in Technical Purchasing globally where agreed.
Being accountable for managing and ensuring procurement performance through Mölnlycke Health Care procurement procedures, established principles and in line with strategy and set targets.

What you’ll get
Competitive compensation package including, bonus, company health care etc.
Interesting and rewarding work, with great colleagues in a global company
Wellness benefits
Flexible working hours and flexible work from home policy
An open, friendly and fair working atmosphere
A chance to develop your career through clear career paths within the organization

What you’ll need
Academic business and/or Technical degree
+ 5 years’ experience from purchasing/sourcing machinery/equipment in a global setting
A genuine interest and skill set in technology, manufacturing processes and digital solutions
Demonstrated experience in building commercial relationships and successful negotiations
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Language skills – English

Your work-life / Your work-life balance
Office/Home based depending on location. At Mölnlycke HQ we have a hybrid working policy
Global travelling to own units and suppliers is required from time to time, with an estimated volume of approx. 45 travel days per year.

Our approach to diversity and inclusion
We strive to have a diverse mix of people from different cultures, ages, geographies and genders, to reflect the world in which we operate and to facilitate innovative thinking across the business.

About Mölnlycke
Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical products and solutions company that equips healthcare professionals to achieve the best patient, clinical and economic outcomes.
Our business is organized in the four business areas Wound Care, Operating Room Solutions, Gloves and Antiseptics, where customer centricity, sustainability and digitalization are at the heart of everything we do.
Mölnlycke employs around 8,700 people. The company headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden and we operate in more than 100 countries worldwide. Mölnlycke is a founding partner of GoCo Health Innovation City, a world-class innovation cluster for health, and in early 2025 our headquarters will move there.
Since 2007, the company has been part of Investor AB, an engaged owner of high-quality, global companies which was founded by the Wallenberg family in 1916. For more information, please visit and

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