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

Indirect Buyer


Mullsjo, SE, 565 28

Country/Region:  SE

About the position

We are looking for a skilled and dedicated Indirect Buyer to support our products in production through managing supplier base and monitoring all operational supplier issues, in line with Group Purchasing & Category strategies.

The position is located in Mullsjö and will report to Global Category Manager with dotted line to Plant Manager in Mullsjö.


In this position you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Manage indirect material supply base for defined plants/categories.
  • Manage supplier issue handling in accordance with internal procedures.
  • Consolidate plant/product area requirements and communicate within purchasing.
  • Create and propose part/category budget and saving activities for assigned plant/category/business area/product area in cooperation with category buyer.
  • Manage local suppliers and investigate potential suppliers for resourcing opportunities and lead or support implementation of Cost Reduction initiatives.
  • Handle Purchasing administration in ERP, including managing P2P process
  • IT purchasing tool rollout in plant ( JAGGEAR supplier platform )


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree desirable in relevant field.
  • Purchasing knowledge and experience in Indirect Purchasing with technical background min.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of procurement processes/tendering procedures.
  • Ability to provide advice on specifications, and to take the lead on procurement aspects as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Experience in negotiating high value contracts.
  • Ability to analyse RFQ responses and calculate best alternatives for KA based on lot & volume allocation to the best suppliers.
  • Knowledge of sourcing process.
  • Fluent in Swedish and English orally and written is a requirement.

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.


Please note that applications by e-mail will not be accepted due to GDPR. 


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

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:  1369
Posting date::  Mar 19, 2023