As a proven leader in the global aerospace sector, Airbus designs, produces and delivers innovative solutions with the aim to create a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world. These cutting-edge products and services – which span the commercial aircraft, helicopter, defence, security and space segments – benefit from our wide-ranging expertise and continued emphasis on innovation.
In Finland, Airbus Defence and Space Oy employs around 370 people in Helsinki and Jyväskylä. Most of our employees work in Secure Land Communications (SLC) business unit, which offers advanced communication and collaboration solutions, compliant with the highest standards of security and reliability, both for mission and business critical users. We help our customers in public safety organisations such as police, defence, fire & rescue, healthcare & hospitals, airports, transportation, oil & gas, and utilities, collaborate in a smart and secure manner. While offering hybrid solutions to support our customers on a smooth evolution path, we are playing an active role in shaping future communications and collaborations technology and setting the ground for new standards.
We are now looking for a Sourcing Manager to join our Procurement Team in the Helsinki or Jyväskylä office. You will be in charge of a portfolio of suppliers as well as sourcing activities related to projects, like
- Price negotiations and contract renewals with current suppliers
- Preparing and launching RFQs
- Leading the supplier evaluation and selection process
- Setting up contracts with suppliers
- Proceeding the purchase orders to suppliers.
What we expect from you
- BSc or MSc degree in business, SW engineering or other relevant field
- Experience in sourcing, IT or legal (procurement experience is a plus)
- Knowledge of procurement contracts and compliance (competence in contract negotiations, in software or subcontracting areas, is also a plus)
- Ability to work and co-operate in a multicultural environment
- Self-driven, flexible attitude with efficient way of working
- Analytical and long-term thinking with ability to see the big picture
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills, good influencing and networking skills
- Excellent written and spoken English.
What we offer
We offer you the benefits of a large company as well as many opportunities for personal development. Our employees have a tailored development plan to support their professional growth. We also have a wide range of remote training modules to ensure learning. In addition, we offer you e.g. comprehensive occupational healthcare, lunch and flex benefit and a supportive working community where you are appreciated just the way you are.
To apply please send your CV, cover letter and salary expectation via the link below by April 2nd.
For further information, please contact hiring manager Li Zha +358 40 1963 648 on 17.3. at 10:00-11:00, on 20.3. at 10:00-11:00 or on 24.3. at 10:00-11:00.
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Choose a workplace that offers truly meaningful work!
Secure our society: Airbus operates within an industry that is crucial for common safety. You are therefore able to find great meaning in your work tasks that help e.g. authorities to operate in a secure and collaborative way.
You’ll have an impact: due to the nature of our industry, our products need to be 100% secure. Everyone of our employees helps to ensure that.
Work with great, competent colleagues: our work community is truly international, flexible and very supportive. We take pride in working together. Airbus as a company employs 138 000 professionals. For us, it is highly important that our employees feel valued just the way they are.
Let us support you: we look out for each other and tackle problems together. Our supporting work community is something our employees value and appreciate. In addition, you’ll have comprehensive occupational healthcare team taking care of you as well as other benefits ensuring your wellbeing.
About Airbus Finland
Airbus Defence and Space Oy is part of Secure Land Communications Programme Line of Airbus Defence and Space. Secure Land Communications (SLC) develops, installs and maintains secure hybrid networks, professional and land mobile radio (PMR/LMR) networks and devices based on TETRA, Tetrapol and 4G / 5G technologies. We offer a wide range of radio solutions and devices for customers worldwide. The programme line employs nearly 1150 people in 17 countries.
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