Operational Purchaser

Operational Purchaser at Alfa Laval Technologies AB in Sweden. Full-time role in purchasing and supply chain management, contributing to sustainability and energy efficiency.

Alfa Laval
Alfa Laval
Lund, Sweden  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   18 days ago

At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people, and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas, and great ideas drive progress.

As a member of our team, you thrive in a truly diverse and inclusive workplace based on care and empowerment. You are here to make a difference. Constantly building bridges to the future with sustainable solutions that have an impact on our planet's most urgent problems. Making the world a better place. Every day.

Who you are

We are looking for a colleague that enjoys a fast-paced environment, who enjoys supply chain / logistics and who is self-driven. You are a team player and see change as a natural part of work.

About the job

As Operational Purchaser you are part of the department responsible for purchasing raw material, components and subcontracting for our Heat Exchangers at our Global Core Components business unit, in the factory in Lund. This is a full-time job, and your primary tasks will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Creating purchase orders for goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery target.
  • Ensuring and monitoring the supply of required components and raw material.
  • Working daily in our ERP (currently using Jeeves, migrating to Microsoft D365 later in 2024) and with inventory management.
  • Ensuring accurate communication, dialogue, and close collaboration with suppliers and internal customers.
  • Following up on supplier performance and suggest improvements

What you know

You have a background within Purchasing, and at least 1-3 years of experience. You ideally come with a "Yrkeshögskola" education, or a bachelors degree in purchasing(purchasing) / Supply Chain Management or other related areas.

You a conversant in both the Swedish and English languages (reading, writing, speaking), ideally to an intermediate level. System knowledge, specifically Microsoft D365 is a merit.

What's in it for you?

We offer you an impactful position in an international, open, and friendly climate where you will be part of a team. You will have an opportunity to work in Global Supply Chain, apply what you know, while learning and contributing to sustainability, energy efficiency and the positive global effect of your work.

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon so send your application without delay. Please note, only applications sent via the relevant web-link will be considered. Those sent directly via email will be disregarded without notice.

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About the role

Feb 07, 2024

Full Time


Aug 04, 2024


Lund, Sweden

1-3 years


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