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Polarium Solna Full time

Sourcing Category Manager

About the job

We develop and manufacture turnkey energy storage solutions, based on lithium-ion battery technology. Our goal is to engineer technology that both stores and optimizes energy as we shift towards more efficient energy usage and renewable energy sources on a global scale. You’ll have the opportunity to work with exceptional engineers, scientists, developers and more to pave the way for the next big leap in the energy industry through our battery energy storage and optimization systems.

At Polarium Sourcing is a key contributor to our success. We are now hiring a Sourcing Category Manager to our HQ in Stockholm. Do you want to create a smart and sustainable Future? Come join our team and get the opportunity to engineer the future!

    About the job

    As Sourcing Category Manager you will be responsible for strategic sourcing activities and maximizing the potential supplier values. You will build up and maintain supplier relationships and performance according to business strategy of the sourcing category. Cables and electromechanics are hot topics for category ownership, but the role will be defined in collaboration with the right candidate.

    You will

    • Ensure that the category sourcing and contract(s) meet the business requirements through the execution of the strategic sourcing process.
    • Evaluate, negotiate, and maintain the sourcing parameters.
    • Drive cost cut and TCO activities in cooperation with stakeholders to optimize and safeguard the best offer.
    • Manage the supplier selection process with a cross functional mindset.
    • Manage contracts and agreements.
    • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and QBR (Quarterly Business Review) process.
    • Secure quality in Master data and maintain correct sourcing parameters in the system.
    • Pro-active work to limit deviations according to the signed agreement and improve initial conditions.

    About you

    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in strategic sourcing, knowledge of the category management concept
    • High level of commercial awareness
    • Proven track record in manufacturing industry and / or management consulting.
    • A solid economical knowledge and understand company relations and transactions.
    • Good knowledge of various Manufacturing Processes and ERP systems.
    • Industry and sourcing experience from cables and / or electromechanics is great, but not a must have.

    Maybe you also have

    • Holds a positive can-do attitude with strong analytical skills.
    • Fascinated by and identify yourself in an entrepreneurial environment but also possess the skill of creating structure and proactive planning.
    • Strong communication skills and a team-player.
    • Problem solving and triggered by complex environment.
    • Easy to build and manage relationships and have an ability to motivate and inspire others around you.
    • You are a doer – where templates, processes and documents do not yet exist you take charge and create.
    • A genuine technical interest.
    • Comfortable in international environment with English as main language.

      We offer

      • Bonus system
      • Maximized wellness contribution
      • Five extra flexibility days
      • Pension and health insurance

      Kindly submit your application through the provided apply button in the advertisement on our careers page, as we are unable to accept any applications via email in compliance with the GDPR regulations.

      At Polarium, creating change in the energy industry starts with our team. We believe a diverse workplace brings creativity, innovation and better represents our customers, and the many communities they serve, around the world. A positive work-life balance is what supercharges our teamwork and a sustainable personal journey throughout our careers.

      Since Polarium launched in 2015, we’ve been on a mission to redesign the energy industry. We’re unlocking the massive potential of energy storage systems through our wide range of intelligent and digital services. Our passion for solving challenges is what drives our next generation of premium energy storage products in use on all continents and in all climate zones. Today, we power businesses, optimize energy usage, and reduce carbon dioxide emissions to create a cleaner future in energy.

      We look forward to receiving your application!

      Om företaget
      Building a Sustainable Future Together

      We are a Swedish company dedicated to providing the best-performing, safe, and sustainable energy storage solutions built on lithium-ion technology. Today, our market-leading solutions are in use on all continents and in all climate zones. We ensure that the flow of energy never stops, while enabling our customers to reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint. 

      Do you share our vision for a smart and sustainable future? Join our team!

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