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Procurement Manager Sundbyberg, Emmaboda & Metz

Operations | Sundbyberg, Sweden, Sweden
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Procurement Manager Sundbyberg, Emmaboda och Metz


Engaging and motivational leadership skills?
Experienced in procurement and logistics business management and ready to make a difference?

Then you’re the one we’re looking for!

Work description

In this role, you will have overall responsibility for driving value through the supply chain, which translates to tangible benefits for Xylem’s Customers and Investors.  Responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic approach to the corporate procurement process of direct and indirect goods and services. Develop and execute long-term strategy to facilitate business improvements. Conduct business reviews with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies and identify cost down and improvement opportunities

In this leadership role you will be reporting solid line to Senior Director of Global Procurement WI and CT EU. You will represent Procurement within the local leadership team, taking a lead role in activities and projects which require procurement expertise for business focused initiatives.

Manage a spend of approximately 230M USD.  Leading, mentoring, developing and coaching 8 direct reports and 18 indirect reports to achieve annual cost savings, process improvements, improved working capital, mitigation of supply chain risk and other procurement and business related KPIs.


      Leadership and implementation of all Global Xylem Procurement and Business initiatives at our sites in Emmaboda (Sweden), Metz (France) and Sundbyberg (Sweden).

      Develop and maintain relationships with Xylem’s key supply partners, taking an active role in key supplier developments and negotiations.

      In partnership with the Category Management team, drive compliance to Category Strategies and create synergies which leverage opportunities aligned with Xylem’s customer and market needs.

      Manage current procurement policies, procedures and programs with a focus on their ability to enhance organizational value and efficiency.

      Meet regularly with key stakeholders regarding procurement for their understanding and/or recommendations to enhance the functions effectiveness.

      To identify and implement process improvements through the use of continuous improvement tools and techniques.

      Prepare for and attend regular business reviews with senior leadership team.

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You as Procurement Manager

To succeed and thrive in the role as Procurement Manager at Xylem it is necessary to possess good knowledge of business and behaviors in different countries and cultures. Personal characteristics and skills essential for the position are:

Applicable procurement and logistics business management, procedures as well as related certification programs.

Ability to translate concepts, strategies, and technical development/landmarks to competitive sourcing processes.

Excellent leader skills with ability to develop and inspire the organization to drive its efficiency and result, as well as encouraging and supporting the team to delivery excellence.

Capable of managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

Capable of working in a team environment involving multiple cultures.

Capable to interact with different organizational levels, with strong communicative proficiency.

Willing and flexible to accept new challenges, with an enthusiastic and competitive approach.

Ability to travel as required by the position.

Driven and proactive, with sharp target focus.


For this position, your CV should include:

      University degree in Engineering or Economics or equivalent.

      Excellent skills in negotiation techniques.

      Good knowledge and at least 5 years’ experience of Procurement managerial roles for the engineering industry

      Experience of working within a Continuous Improvement cultured organisation.
Fluent in English, written and spoken.

A leading global water technology company

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.



Why Work at Xylem?

We offer you a creative and international environment where you get the opportunity to focus on your personal and professional development together with committed and helpful colleagues. Engage as a volunteer through Xylem´s business program for community initiatives Xylem Watermark: www.xylemwatermark.com.

Learn more about us at: https://www.xylem.com/en-us/

Position details

Full time, starting date on agreement.


Sundbyberg, Stockholm Sweden

Contact and application

We are cooperating with Enqvist & Zimmerman in this recruitment. Please apply with this link:


We only accept applicants through the link above.

 Apply with CV and cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application in English

If you have any questions regarding your application or our process, please contact:

Linda Engqvist, 0733 404454 linda@engqvistzimmerman.se
Annika Zimmerman, 0733 606030 annika@engqvistzimmerman.se

Union representee:
Unionen - Kenneth Philipsson
Sveriges ingenjörer/Akademikerna - Jenny Johansson
Contact: 0471-24 70 00

Testing may be a part of our selection process.

Time schedule

We wish to receive your application as soon as possible, as we handle all applications on an on-going basis.

We welcome your application!