Senior Purchasing Manager - NanoAvionics

Senior Purchasing Manager

  • Location

    Vilnius, Lithuania / Hybrid

  • Department

    Supply Chain and Production

  • Type

    Full-time

Supply chain team is looking for a for a thorough, responsible, and detail-oriented colleague to join our team of satellite technology professionals. You will have an important role in department to develop and run daily procurement standards and operations. You will work closely with company internal stakeholders and Kongsberg NanoAvionics suppliers to maximize value delivery by continuously improving procurement activities.

As Senior Purchasing Manager, you will:

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies and policies to optimize procurement processes.
  • Manage and oversee the entire procurement cycle, including contracting, negotiation, sourcing, and supplier management.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring for the team delegated to perform daily purchasing activities functions.
  • Design and implement key performance indicators to measure the progress and success of the procurement.
  • Conduct regular meetings with suppliers and key stakeholders to ensure the contracts are performing as expected and that any concerns are communicated in a timely manner ensuring the avoidance of service disruption.

We expect you to have:

  • Hands-on experience working in a procurement environment. Senior level preferred.
  • Experience of managing complex contracts.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with colleagues and suppliers.
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem-solving abilities.
  • Time management and task prioritizing skills.
  • Strong attention to details and high sense of responsibility.
  • Familiarity with an ERP systems.
  • Fluency in English.

Salary:

  • 2500 – 3500 euros gross/a month
  • The final offer will depend based on the level of competencies and experience

PERKS & BENEFITS

We ensure

  • FOCUS ON SOLUTIONS, NOT REPETITIONS
    Creating innovation without engaging in repetitive production.
  • PROFESSIONAL AUTONOMY & TRUST
    Result-oriented working hours with the possibility to work remotely.
  • COLLABORATION WITH LEADING GLOBAL SPACE COMPANIES
    Possibilities to cooperate with industry giants such as SpaceX and NASA.

We offer

  • GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES
    More than 75% of our leadership has developed within the company and more than 12% of employees have expanded their expertise through horizontal moves.
  • PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    Workshops, global conferences and industry meetups.
  • TEAM CLUBS
    From airsoft, motorsports to a pilot club - numerous interest groups based on team hobbies.

We provide

  • Private health insurance (after a year)
  • Quarterly budget for sports of your choice
  • One fully compensated volunteering day per year
  • Employee referral program
  • 2 fully compensated sick leave days per year

People who are currently working in this position came from the industries
  • Transport
  • Medicine
  • Logistics
People who are currently working in this position previously fullfilled these roles
  • Buyer
  • Logistics Manager
  • Sales Consultant
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