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


Mölndal, SE, 43135

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 for Metal stamping to be based in our Swedish / Gothenburg office. The Position holder will oversee approximately 70 Suppliers with a spend of  6Mio Eur.

managing the assigned resources and owning all relevant strategic purchasing activities for the assigned subcategories within Metal stamping.

The candidate will be actively engaging and executing regional contract negotiations, communicate, cooperate with our suppliers and stakeholders and to being the facilitators for solution oriented cross functional teamwork to meet our KA business objectives.

Other activities include development and implementation of category strategies, identify saving opportunities, and lead the supplier review meetings. Also identifying new suppliers in best cost countries for the Metal Stamping category to support Kongsberg plants and business units in the EU region.

This role is important and will report to the European Category Manager located in Sweden.


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in the automotive industry
  • Expertise in 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

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.

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

If you have any questions please contact Patrik Eriksson, patrik.eriksson@ka-group.com

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!

Keywords:  Category Buyer
Application Id:  2900
Posting date::  May 26, 2023