Purchaser

Do you want to work with sourcing in early stages of product development projects in the morning, and following up suppliers in the afternoon, with a company that wants to make a difference for those who need its products and services?

About the position

As a Purchaser you will work with the whole spectrum of procurement and be responsible for one or more purchasing categories. You will play an important role in our cross-functional product development projects where you will manage and be responsible for procurement.

Your key accountabilities are:

  • strategic procurement responsibility for one or more purchasing categories within direct materials
  • develop current suppliers in accordance with established purchase related goals, be in charge of price negotiations, conduct ongoing evaluation of suppliers, manage bids, and prepare and update agreements
  • manage the establishment of new suppliers in early stages of product development projects and be responsible for sourcing and establishing the production of new articles
  • manage technical sourcing and supplier-related quality assurance involving investigation of claims, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and validation procedures for suppliers

Who you are

We think you are a positive, proactive and driven team player. You are open for challenges and enjoy working together with highly skilled and committed colleagues where every day makes a difference.

We believe you have:

  • higher education in engineering or economics and business
  • thorough knowledge of procurement and several years’ experience of an equivalent role as Purchaser
  • experience in managing sourcing in early stages of product development projects where you are accustomed to being responsible for negotiations with suppliers
  • procurement experience from suppliers in Eastern Europe and/or Asia
  • technical knowledge and interest is required in order to be suited to the position

Since the position involves international contacts, we assume that you have good written and oral communication skills in Swedish and English.

Good to know

For more information, please contact recruiting manager, Tobias Mullins, telephone +46 761 411817.

Please apply no later than May 20, 2018. Please note that we will review applications continuously, so be sure to submit your application as soon as possible.


About Wellspect HealthCare
Wellspect Healthcare, with headquarters in Mölndal, Sweden, is a leading global provider of innovative medical devices with a focus on helping people suffering from urinary retention or chronic constipation. Every day, more than 1 100 employees are dedicated to make a difference for those who need our products and services. Many of the people we serve have a spinal cord injury, enlarged prostate, spina bifida or multiple sclerosis. We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of intermittent urinary catheters, with LoFric® as our most known brand. As a help to those with chronic or severe constipation we have developed what is likely the world’s most advanced irrigation system, the Navina Systems™, combining a high degree of user convenience, clinical effectiveness and connectivity into one really smart system. Wellspect HealthCare has a presence in more than 30 countries, and is a part of Dentsply Sirona, the worlds´ largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies with global headquarters in York, Pennsylvania, and international headquarters in Salzburg, Austria. The company’s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY. Visit www.wellspect.com and www.dentsplysirona.com for more information.