Strategic Purchaser



Are you passionate about technology and business? Do you want to have an important role in the strong Nordic region with interesting products that help people feel safe and secure? Then our Strategic Procurement department may be looking for you, an experienced Strategic Purchaser, ready to drive efficiency and grow with us. 

Join our team in one of the three Sweden-based locations: Eskilstuna, Mölnlycke or Stockholm, and enjoy a collaborative culture that empowers you to build a career you can be proud of.     

What would you do as our Strategic Purchaser – Direct Material – to ASSA ABLOY Scandinavia 
ASSA ABLOY Opening Solution Scandinavia is offering a broad and inspiring role as a Strategic Purchaser for Direct Materials. The strategic procurement department is organized in category streams - this means you will have an end-to-end sourcing responsibility for your category that extends throughout the Scandinavian region. The work takes place in close collaboration with Finland and with EMEIA's sourcing teams and with other functions within Scandinavia, mainly Material Management, Quality, R&D and Product Management.


As a Strategic Purchaser you will also play an important role regarding the development and implementation of our processes and policies. Occasional travelling (around several business trips per year) may be required.


You will report to Henrik Lönnqvist, our Procurement Director. 


You would also:   

  • Deliver results on a number of purchasing KPIs for your category   
  • Develop strategy and action plans to achieve goals in your own category  
  • Be responsible for end-to-end optimization of suppliers and supply chain  
  • Take an active role as procurement representative in development projects  
  • Actively support Supply Chain and Quality department upon escalation 

The skills and experience you need     
We are looking for someone who:  

  • Has several years of demonstrated working experience within Sourcing, Procurement or Purchasing role 
  • Is fluent in English and able to communicate with stakeholders of all levels 
  • Is available to travel internationally as per the business need 
  • Can work in one of our 3 offices based in Esklistuna, Mölnlycke or Stockholm 


We are looking for a true team player with belief that the best results are achieved together. As a person you are a self-starter, with a strong can-do attitude and great communications skills. You are genuinely passionate about procurement and technology. You can navigate comfortably in cross functional teams, inspire and collaborate as well as organize your work and administration on your own.  


What we offer 

We’re passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so you can continue and progress a lifelong career with us – here’s what we have to offer:   

• Learning and career development opportunities, whether it’s online learning, management training or enhancing your skills.  

• A competitive salary and incentive schemes. 


We review applications regularly, so don’t wait    


We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us. Just set up your profile and apply here, no later than 31st July 2024.     
To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email or post. If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Daria Skucha, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, at 


Depending on the risk profile for the role, a background screening will need to be performed. Final candidates may therefore be subjected to a background screening. The performance of a background check is subject to consent and based on our Applicant Privacy Notice. 


Let’s create a safer and more open world - together!      


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Who you would be working with   

We are a world-leading supplier of opening solutions. We work for a safe world where people can live the way they want and realize their dreams. Our customers place very high demands on quality- and delivery performance. ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions therefore has a strong focus on constantly improving quality- and delivery performance from our suppliers, which are an important part of our Value chain.   


We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 61,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access. 

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Mölnlycke, SE, 435 33 Eskilstuna, SE, SE-632 21

Supply Chain
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level