Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 830 million, the company’s 5,700 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Category Buyer for EAE (Electronics and Electrical)


Mölndal, SE, 43135 Hallbergmoos, DE, 85399 Dortmund, DE Pruszkow, PL, 05-800

Country/Region:  SE

About the position

OUR GOAL is to enable KONGSBERG AUTOMOTIVE to be competitive in the global marketplace by becoming a “second to none” global purchasing organization.


We are looking for a Category Buyer based in our Swedish / Gothenburg, Polish / Pruszkow or German / Hallbergmoos office. The Position holder will oversee approximately 30Mio Euro in spend.

managing the assigned resources and owning all relevant strategic global purchasing activities for the assigned indirect categories.

The candidate will be actively engaging and executing global and regional contract negotiations, communicate and cooperate with our suppliers and stakeholders.

Other activities include development and implementation of category strategies, identify saving opportunities, and lead the supplier review meetings.

This role is extremely important and will report to the Global Category Manager for Machinery, Equipment and Tooling.

Who are you?

You are a passionate buyer and strong communicator with excellent negotiation skills!  With a high level of energy and progressive and innovative ideas.

We want to become a world class, second to none purchasing organization - keep winning and take our successful purchasing team to the next level.


Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in the automotive industry
  • Expertise in global direct material purchasing and supplier management
  • Efficient, proactive and a hands-on approach
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering and/or Business Management
  • Business fluent in English written and spoken

What we offer

High paced global environment with endless opportunities

Possibility to influence and make a difference in all aspects of the job

Inspiring and people-oriented leadership

Growth opportunities and career development

Integrity, accountability, creativity, and teamwork

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.


Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.



We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Application Id:  2325
Posting date::  Nov 28, 2022