Konecranes is looking for a dynamic Category Manager into the Procurement team. In this role you need to understand business needs and opportunities, strategic imperatives and tactical ways to implement cost reduction together with all relevant stakeholders. You need to know how to reach set impactful targets and implement strategic aims, such as supplier base consolidation. In certain categories, you will need to introduce new cost competitive suppliers to compete with current supplier base. You will work cross-functionally with business across Konecranes and report to Director of the Category Group.
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What should you bring?
Why join us?
We offer you a meaningful position in a global business environment with many opportunities for personal growth and development. The opportunity to be part of global procurement organization and chance to contribute to the success of the organization. You will work in an energetic and collaborative global team.
At Konecranes, we want to foster an environment where people enjoy their work and feel respected and trusted. In addition to offering interesting career paths, we are constantly looking to improve the wellbeing of our employees. We offer our employees a flexible work environment tailored to their life situation
A fantastic culture and work place
Possibility to grow and develop
Work with great colleagues
Great perks and benefits
A strong leadership
International careers and opportunities
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At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.
We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.