• Category: Sales & Marketing
    • Location: Alingsas, SE

    Cables and accessories are the largely unseen heroes of this digital age and the global transition to renewable energy. We play a huge part in making modern day life easy and more sustainable. With a particularly strong foothold in Europe, we are looking for people with an international mindset who like the idea of working across borders, divisions and job functions while delivering valuable real-life solutions to our customers through trusted partnerships. 

    We are looking for an experienced buyer to secure the availability of direct material with the aim to achieve a high service level toward production and desired stock turnover. You will participate and drive the phase-in and phase-out of direct materials from the supply chain.
    If that is you, then you should join our team today!

    About the job

    The position is part of the NKT Alingsås Operations Accessories HV/EHV - Supply Chain.
    In this role, you will have the opportunity to participate in modifying the NKT supplier base and  ensure that KPI targets are set, monitored and met.
    You will collaborate with operational procurement, category managers, quality managers, product engineering, R&D, production and customer service.

    Success criteria

    The person we are looking for has SAP skills to handle all aspect of responsibilities listed beneath. Understanding of the overall purchasing process and how it relates to our customers and our financial results. Self-drive and autonomy of working to achieve set targets. Work together with strategic procurement, engineering, production planning and customer service to ensure we uphold our delivery promise to our customer. Excellent communications skills to be able to communicate both internally and externally as well as various functions across the company and external partner.
    Key responsibilities 

    •    Review and maintain proper MRP parameters in the system
    •    Place purchase orders
    •    Ensure timely order confirmations, goods receipts
    •    Ensure that received supplier invoices are correctly 3-way matched and approve these invoices
    •    Set up new planning parameters for new materials
    •    Ensure outturn samples (quality step to ensure that a supplier can deliver according to our drawings and other requirements) before a first PO is placed. 
    •    Support the organization with indirect materials.
    •    Monitor and expedite incoming materials when overdue

    The essential requirement of the job includes, but not limited to:

    •    University degree within engineering or equivalent
    •    SAP skills in purchasing needed. SAP skills in sales, production, warehousing are beneficial
    •    5 years within purchasing
    •    Ability to read drawings
    •    Swedish
    •    English
    •    German beneficial


    Contact and application
    Are you looking for a career in a fast-moving, growing and high-tech environment where you will be able to develop on a personal as well as on a career level? Let us know, we are waiting for you!
    Please apply at our website at latest September 30th 2022.                         
    Personality- and Capacity tests may occur in our recruitment process.
    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact
    Paul Lindberg, Supply Chain Manager, In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to
    Recruiter, Martin Abenius,, +46 721 57 63 88
    Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

    Union Representatives
    Sveriges Ingenjörer - Peter Kjellsson, +46 733 64 21 34
    Unionen - Mikael Sztanski, +46 455 753 24
    Welcome with your application!



    About NKT
    NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.4 billion in 2020. NKT - We connect a greener world.

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