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Buying Coordinator

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Kallhäll

Haglöfs AB is now recruiting a buying coordinator to our head office in Kallhäll, Stockholm, Sweden. The position is a permanent full-time position and will report directly to the Global Operations Director.

Haglöfs develops, sells and distributes premium outdoor equipment for anyone who wants to explore the outdoors. By focusing on high quality, durability and functionality, we ensure great outdoor experiences for our consumers. Haglöfs has a strong legacy and offers a wide product selection. As buying coordinator you are responsible for purchase planning and administration and will be part of the buying team. Working towards company goals for reduce time to market and cost-efficient purchasing. You will be working closely with our manufacturers in Europe and Asia, monitoring production progress and delivery performance. We hope you share our passion for the outdoors and strive to be part of a great operations team.

  • Responsible for book capacity and make efficient production planning with manufacturers
  • Work proactively and in cooperation with sourcing/developers/logistics to optimize lead-times, minimum quantities, upcharges and price
  • Responsible to review forecast and make purchase decisions based on available stock to minimize overbuys and reduce time to market
  • Responsible to follow up deliveries with manufacturers and monitoring need of changing ship mode to optimize Haglöfs delivery accuracy and minimize negative impact on customer service
  • Responsible for purchasing in a timely matter, follow seasons planning, different market demands and company goals
  • When delays, over/under shipments negotiate discounts/penalties with manufacturers
  • Manage left-over fabric and plan for additional production to minimize fabric stock
  • Continually work on improvements of processes to optimize the supply of products to enhance delivery accuracy
  • Ensure good, correct and timely communication internally as well as with manufacturers
  • Monitor manufacturer performance and follow up KPIs

Skills & Requirements

We see you as having good communication skills in Swedish as in English, both written and verbal. Cooperates with ease across the organization. Strategic mind-set and ability to deal with ambiguous or complicated situations. Well-developed analytical and administrative skills – with an attitude of always improving our ways of working.

To be successful in this role you should have/be:

Degree in Textile Economy or Purchasing and logistic

5+ years’ experience from purchasing consumer wholesale products

Extensive knowledge and understanding of the manufacturing and logistics

Advanced to intermediate user of all standard Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

Solid experience from working with various business support systems

A general understanding of the outdoor and retail business value chain is meriting.

Great Place to Work

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About the company

Haglöfs is all about improving the quality of life. Both for costumers, through the outstanding outdoor products we produce, but also for our employees. We always strive to improve the work environment, and for two years in a row (2016 and 2017) we have been finalists at the ”Empower by People” AWARD created by Netsurvey.

The headquarter is located in beautiful Kallhäll, right outside of Stockholm. Here, it is close to both water and nature that invites to exercise and relaxation.

In other terms, Haglöfs is more than a job. It’s an opportunity to combine a life filled with inspiring colleagues and exciting tasks with your outdoor interests. If this sounds like life-quality to you, please see ”current job opportunities” or contact us with a spontaneous application.


CURIOUS We explore our potential and develop our competencies to constantly be relevant for our customers

RELIABLE We honour our promises and keep true to ourselves and others.

PROUD Our passion for what we do motivates us to succeed and we keep a winning attitude at all times


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