Sourcing Controller, Sandvik, Tampere
Are you a business-minded sourcing professional with a proactive approach and eye for financial analysis? Is it natural for you to see the forest for the trees? If your answer is “yes”, you might be the person that we are looking for!
We are currently looking for an analytical and active
The role is permanent and based in Tampere, Finland.
As a Sourcing Controller you will join the sourcing team of our Underground Drilling Division and drive business performance in sourcing through financial analysis and recommendations. In this role, you will mainly support the sourcing function of our manufacturing locations in Tampere (Fi) and Lyon (Fr). Your focus will be split into areas of sourcing reporting, financial analysis, risk management as well as various sourcing development activities. With your valuable input you will support sourcing management, category teams, division management and other stakeholders in the decision-making and developing our sourcing towards a more structured approach.
Your main responsibilities will include:
- Acting as a Finance Partner for the sourcing function of our division
- Sourcing reporting and its development focusing on direct material costs, cost forecasting and risks related to sourcing activities
- Supporting in product cost and profitability calculations
- Verification of cost savings
- Supporting negotiation processes with cost breakdown analysis
- Managing and implementing compliance processes within sourcing function to ensure that our business complies with international laws and regulations as well as Sandvik’s internal requirements and audits
- Creating and maintaining sourcing risk reporting to serve S&OP process and long-term action planning
- Participating in and leading various sourcing related development projects such as cost forecasting, supplier risk evaluation, IT tool development or forecast accuracy
You have at least 2 years of relevant work experience in finance or sourcing, including proven competence in product cost management, risk assessments and development projects. Previous experience of working in or in close cooperation with the supply chain functions is considered an advantage. Academically, you have a suitable BSc or MSc degree preferably in Economics, Finance or Business/Industrial Management. You have excellent IT skills and previous experience of creating reports with Business Intelligence (BI) tools (e.g. Power BI). We work in a global environment, and you will need fluency in English as well as basic Finnish skills. The job might also require occasional traveling.
As a person you have an analytical and pragmatic approach to your tasks. You can easily summarize complex topics and carry out the identified improvement needs by not only understanding the numbers but also seeing the bigger picture. In addition, you have strong communication and presentation skills when supporting decision-making processes with various stakeholders.
What we offer
We offer you an interesting role in an international business environment, extraordinary products, great colleagues, and opportunities for your professional development. Sandvik develops new technologies and innovations in the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. We are forerunners in developing automated equipment for mining which is improving safety at our customers’ operations. We have a strong focus on sustainability and circularity; Sandvik is committed to halving our CO2 impact by 2030. As a sourcing controller, you will join a team of smart minds who embrace Sandvik’s core values of Customer Focus, Innovation, Passion to Win and Fair Play. At Sandvik, we encourage an inclusive working environment and strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and thereby, our customers. We are currently working with a hybrid model combining on-site and remote work. To support your free time and health we offer you Smartum vouchers and wide health care.
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Want to join our team?
Please submit your online application by November 30th, 2022 including your CV and salary expectation. We will start screening the applications and interviewing potential candidates already during the application period, so don’t hesitate to show your interest!
The recruitment process is carried out in cooperation with Barona. If you have questions related to this position, please contact Marko Roivas, Unit Sourcing Manager, Underground Drilling, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. +358 40 5095 225 on Mondays between 2 pm and 4 pm. For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Team Lead Sanna Minkkinen, tel. +358 44 033 4356 or email@example.com. Please note, that we do not accept applications via email due to GPRD regulations.