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Freevalve - Purchaser

  • Ängelholm
  • Ängelholm

The person we are looking for

This position will be crucial in improving Freevalve's supply chain (quality, cost, reliability of supply, lead time, inventory). An important responsibility will rest on the individual to identify, qualify, build and maintain a supplier base that shall meet Freevalve’s current and future supply chain requirements while supporting our business objectives. It will be no small feat to seek the best value in a company that demands nothing but the highest standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing of parts and services for production and development.
  • Optimize inventory and stock levels of purchased components, and track and maintain inventory and stock levels to meet current and future needs without compromising on time.
  • Capture/understand potential risks (quality, financial, property, geopolitical, etc.) along the whole Supply Chain cycle and prepare contingency plans.
  • Measure and manage the supplier and contract performance in all aspects, including supplier’s compliance to Freevalve requirements, in close collaboration with the in collaboration with the engineering, assembly and testing team.
  • Support commercial relationships (incl. contract terms & conditions and annual negotiations) when needed.
  • Support managers and team leaders and verify completion of tasks.

Work with great people

Markus Lundh
Prototype driver and technician
"I get to leverage my strengths and put me in opportunities where I can shine – from production to prototype tech & driver!"
Kenneth Christensen
Engine Assembly Team Lead
"Working with first-mover tech, the daily work at Koenigsegg is always a exciting challenge. Not for the weak of heart."
Melissa Zhuo
PR and Communications Manager
"An inspiring and down to earth environment where you are surrounded by the brightest, bravest and the best."

Skills & Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve, as well as work independently on multiple tasks or projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a high degree of resilience to deal with urgent requests, and minimal information. Work in close liaison with different stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills, with high attention to detail. Passion for results, strategy, and hands-on execution.
  • Strong written and verbal skills as well as organizational and project management capabilities.
  • Proficient in Excel, MS Project, Power Point, Word, ERP systems (Monitor or equivalent).
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, suitable for both large groups and senior management.
  • Willingness to learn.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Documented competence within production economy and conduct fundamental cost calculations (should include cost analysis)
  • Education in engineering, management, or other relevant training in combination with at least 1-3 years’ experience in the field of Sourcing/Supply Chain Management.
  • Advanced language skills in Swedish and English, in both speech and writing.

Great Place to Work

  • Opportunity to impact a growing company

  • Work alongside world-class talent

  • Flexible work schedules + Culture of collaboration

  • Long track record of success and profitability

  • Engaging and sharing work environment

  • Quick decision making, flat hierarchy

About the company

Company Description

Freevalve is a cutting-edge technology company developing a cam-less combustion engine solution with fully variable valve train operation. Freevalve strives to continue the innovative legacy of the Swedish automotive industry with its technology aimed at furthering the validity and sustainability of the internal combustion engine. As a sister company to Koenigsegg Automotive, Freevalve is in the same pursuit of creating the engine of the future - both for Koenigsegg and a very select external clientele. Freevalve currently also cooperates directly with several OEMs and Tier1 as part of making Freevalve technology commercially available and scaled for the global market.

The Team

The Freevalve team is staffed by 15 highly skilled individuals and growing. At Freevalve, we do everything ourselves. The software, electronics, mechanical design, and control systems are all engineered by our team.


Byron Young | Contact Person

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Koenigsegg Automotive AB

Ängelholm
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