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Nordic Category Coordinators

  • Application Deadline: May 22, 2022
  • Application Deadline: May 22, 2022

McDonald’s in the Nordics (Food Folk) is proud to be part of one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us.

We are moving fast and are adding to our best-in-class team. Joining McDonald's in the Nordics means thinking big every day and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world. We are customer obsessed, committed to being leaders, and believe we are better when we work together. Over the last couple of years, we’ve launched home delivery, modernized our restaurant experience through digital enhancements and there is so much more to come.

We are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. From ambitious recycling initiatives and balanced sourcing efforts to our partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, we are constantly improving. We see every single day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners.

McDonald’s in the Nordics is now looking for Nordic Category Coordinators , who with a commercial mindset and by challenging status quo will support the Sourcing & Category department, a commercial function within McDonald’s in the Nordics.

The Role:

As the new Nordic Category Coordinator, you will support a selection of categories across the Nordic markets with the opportunity for responsibility of your own categories. You are expected to coordinate different tasks and projects within your categories, by working proactively and using a fact-based decision-making process.

You will report directly to the Nordic Sourcing and Category Lead and will cooperate closely with both internal and external stakeholders through all levels in the organization.

The position will be based in one of our Nordic offices in Stockholm, Copenhagen or Helsinki.


  • Assist with the management & development of assigned categories
  • Assist Lead in running cross category analyses of spend and SKUs
  • Day-to-day management of the product categories and activities
  • Support sourcing on local & Nordic level
  • Support Supplier Relationship Management
  • Ensure supply & performance
  • Pricing and documentation
  • Relationship building through meetings, emails & supplier visits
  • Coordinate Category Management projects
  • Monitor and follow-up on assigned projects
  • Optimize category across the four markets to ensure efficient supply and cost savings

Skills & Requirements

Your experience & qualifications:

To excel in the role, we see the ideal candidate as commercially driven, ambitious and possessing a can-do mindset. You are structured, have sound analytical skills and are able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Previous experience with sourcing and category work across the Nordics or European region is an advantage.

In addition to this, you have the following qualifications:

  • MSc, BSc or other relevant education in Economics, Marketing, Sourcing or Supply Chain
  • 0-2 years of experience with procurement or Key Account Management from FMCG/retail
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Fluency in English and at least one Nordic language
  • Ability to travel when required

What will you get?

  • Great colleagues in McDonald's in the Nordics
  • Development opportunities
  • Local benefits (depending on the country you are based in)
  • Focus on work-life-balance
  • A hybrid way of working

Does this sound like you? Then we look forward to learn more about you!
Please apply in English.

If you have any questions, you can reach out to one of the following contact persons:

Denmark: Mie Connor, email: [email protected]
Sweden: Marianne Grön, email: [email protected]
Finland : Søren Vogt, email: [email protected]

About the company

McDonald's in the Nordics (Food Folk) has over 400 restaurants in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland and are serving 152 million guests each year.
Learn more about McDonald's in each country here: