Procurement Lead, Machine Investments

  • Category: Finance & Procurement
  • Location: Lyckeby, SE

Opportunity to take on a key role on our significant growth journey
Are you looking for a new opportunity in a company with extensive growth plans and a very bright future? We are looking for a procurement expert with vast experience from sourcing larger machines or machine lines to take the commercial lead on significant CAPEX investments.
Be at the center of our expansion globally
Group Procurement at NKT is a successful growing function and we are currently looking to strengthen our team with an ambitious team player. As a procurement lead you will be at the centre of our efforts in buying cable manufacturing machinery & equipment to the business, catering to our cable plants. The main focus for this position will mainly be to enable our Taiwanese partner – Walsin - in building a new production site in Taiwan, Project ROOK.

Your primary responsibilities will be to:

  • Act as supply market expert and partner to the business
  • Negotiate cost, terms & conditions on different machine & equipment investments connected to our cable manufacturing processes
  • (Co)drive the procurement strategy/plan within Project ROOK
  • Facilitate dialogue between internal stakeholders, European suppliers and our Taiwanese partners, identifying appropriate sourcing solutions
  • Continuously develop the supplier portfolio to match the increasing requirements
  • Develop supplier relationships and key supplier partnerships

Group Procurement has a global responsibility, and our skilled employees represent multiple nationalities, working out of both HQ in Broendby, Denmark and our plant locations throughout Europe. This role will be placed in Karlskrona - our core competency and production centre for high voltage subsea cables. Frequent travel, within and outside of Europe is to be expected.
Commercially motivated procurement professional with great strategic flair and ability
To grow in this role, you thrive with responsibilities and having a broad exposure to the organization at all levels. You are therefore expected to possess the needed curiosity, natural authority, and strategic procurement skills to engage effectively with the business, external partner and suppliers.
Besides the above, you engage effectively with internal stakeholders across borders and cultures, understand business needs and translate these into sourcing solutions – and executing on these. Also, you will need to be able to navigate effectively across business lines in a growing international organization where priorities can be both short- and long term.
Key qualifications

  • University degree within Supply Chain Management, Engineering or similar
  • Experience with sourcing of larger machines or machine lines including installation and training
  • Contract knowledge and experience of ABA99 and NLM19 or similar
  • High level proficiency in English - both verbal and written

Facilitate, contribute and grow
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.  
This role will offer you exciting possibilities to contribute to NKTs purpose to connect a greener world.  Alongside joining a global, skilled team you will be taking a seat in a large, international organization
giving you endless career development opportunities.
Read more about our offer and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors here!
We will be reviewing candidates on an ongoing basis and close the position when we have the right match – so don’t hesitate to apply. Please apply at our website at latest 18th of June. Personality- and adaptive tests may occur in our recruitment process.
If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Manager Joakim Håkansson, In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to Josefine Persson, Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.
Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!


Union representatives
Sveriges Ingenjörer - Christian Fisch, +46 455 56 380  
Unionen – Joakim Wikström +46 73 407 02 43
Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911


About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world.

What we offer:

Remote work possibilities

Flexible working hours

Strong safety culture

Exciting career development opportunities

Global company & Scandinavian culture

Hightech industry environment

Operational Buyer

Tomasz has worked at NKT for 7 years. He started his journey as a machine operator and in 2021 he got the opportunity to work as a tactical and operational buyer at NKT. He believes that what makes NKT a good place to work is the culture and the sense of community.

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