Spares Parts Purchasing BA Europe
Purchasing & Sourcing
Full Time
Porcia, Italy
2020-03-03

Internship Opportunity

Spares Purchasing Area BA Europe 

The Company & the sector

Electrolux is a successfull international company, leader in the home and professional appliances markets with its headquarters in Stockholm.

Our company is present in 60 countries and sells in more than 150 markets with 55,000 employees around the world. We have been in the market for almost 100 years and our success has to be attributed to the entrepreneurial spirit of our people. We believe in exposing individuals to challenging roles, offering them growth opportunities and empowering them to make the right decisions. Our innovative culture created through people with diverse backgrounds provides a framework for developing market-breaking products. Respect and Diversity; Ethics and Integrity; and Safety and Environment awareness govern all that we do.

Electrolux Major Appliances EMEA is our largest business unit. 

With its 19.140 employees and operations in all European countries, we have a wide understanding of European consumers’ needs and desires. Through our “Taste, Care and Well-being strategy”, we want to design and produce innovative products and services, that help our customers to reach the goals they desire.

EMEA Purchasing & the role

Electrolux Major Appliances Purchasing is a fundamental contributor for the achievement of the company objectives. We approximately control a value of roughly 2.3 Bil € currently equal to +/- 60% of our Net Sales.

In our competitive world we build on long-term relationships with our suppliers, the best value for money, the most meaningful innovation and excellent quality with respect for our values. Our mission is to support the company in delivering on-time with perfect quality at the right cost, so that as a company we can live up to the expectations of our customers..

We, 98 colleagues of 12 different nationalities, operate both at central and plant level and collaborate with a panel of international suppliers engaging them with with our internal business partners like: Sales, Product Line, Marketing, Logistics, Supply Chain, R&D, Manufacturing & Engineering, Quality, etc.

We rely on building strong cooperation. We focus on innovation, quality and development of long-term relationships with our strategic suppliers. Sustainability and continuous improvement are the elements that are underpinning our activity.

Job responsibilities

As Electrolux focus is to shape living for the better, the consumer and the satisfaction of his/her needs are fundamental . As a consequence, Spares Purchasing plays a very furndametal role in satisfying the consumer needs in case a repair has to take place. In Purchasing Department, the Buyer for  Spares is responsible to define and manage the purchasing of spare parts for Business Area EUROPE, in close collaboration with Operation, Logistics, Supply Chain and Sales with the target to ensure best-in-class service level at competitive costs.

In the specific the Candidate  will actively contribute to implement a better system to manage the purchase of Spares anticipating their official phase-out, as well as to monitor the high runners spares and promoting cost-effective solutions for the purchase.

The Cadidate will have the opportunity to work with with key peers belonging to different departments (Purchasing ,Logistics, Supply Chain, Sales, Product Line,  Operations) and therefore get a flavour of our dynamic and international environment. This position for sure represents a fantastic growth experience where you can learn from all the different activities we need to manage.

The ideal Candidate has a University degree and is willing to operate in a a dynamic, international and result-driven environment. We count on our well-developped social capabilities as the tasks to be managed are cross departments and Candidate needs to create internal networks. A positive attitude complete the set of the expected soft skills. On top of that, we also count on a Candidate with a good set of analytic thinking  skills to get us through the day, elaborating new innovative solutions. The knowledge of English language is manadaotyr for this position, as the stakeholders are spread in all European countries.

Reporting to: Purchasing Manager Warehouse, Secondary Transport and Spares BA Europe

Duration of the Collaboration: 6 months, with an ideal start in February 2020


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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'