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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  Sourcing

Sofia, BG

Sourcing Specialist (Fixed-term contract)

Cargotec is a leading provider of cargo and load handling solutions and services with the goal of becoming the global leader in sustainable cargo flow.

Cargotec Business Services was established in Sofia, Bulgaria in August 2017 and has close to 450 employees now. Our goal is to help accelerate Cargotec’s success by providing world-class global business services in the areas of Finance, Human Resources and Indirect Procurement.


Purpose of the position


Deliver support on STR (Source-to-Receipt) sub-process services together with the sourcing team and in alignment with corporate and business area procurement as well as customers’ needs and expectations.


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Execution of sourcing project requests from internal requesters and category managers;
  • Market and spend analysis;
  • Tenders execution - RFx process management and/or supporting tasks;
  • Contracting activities - contract agreements, extension or termination;
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders and corporate and business area procurement as well as within own team and other process teams;
  • Support Solution Owners, Process Owners as well as corporate and business area procurement in continuous improvement and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures;
  • Deliver service in line with agreed controls and procedures;
  • Act as 1st line of contact with organizations via different communication channels. document and follow up all employee inquiries, issues and transactions;
  • Ensure internal customers are satisfied to maintain a positive brand image of the organisation;
  • Accuracy and timeliness of procurement tasks.


What you’ll need to succeed


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business;
  • Min. 2 years of experience in the procurement area, in particular related to sourcing and/or category management, preferably indirect procurement. Understanding of the entire source to pay area;
  • Strong experience in tenders execution (RFx process management);
  • High level of experience in contracting activities with suppliers;
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills;
  • Strong customer service focus;
  • Knowledge in budget, cost & market analysis;
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organisational skills. Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines;
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PPT) or Google Office tools;
  • Taking initiative in a proactive manner to improve own and team work practices;
  • Full professional proficiency of written and oral English;
  • Good at communicating in a professional manner;
  • Display a strong work ethic and ability to comply with internal controls and policies.


You will be part of


We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation. 

We provide you with opportunities for training and development of your technical and professional capabilities. 

You will work together with great and friendly colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals in an atmosphere of trust and support.


In addition we also offer:


  • Attractive compensation package;
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical insurance program;
  • Food vouchers;
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, company events;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • Performance-based bonuses;
  • Company policy of permanent remote based location within any point in Bulgaria, office based only on very limited occasions.


Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your CV in English.



Cargotec and its businesses

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec has signed the United Nations Global Compact Business Ambition for 1.5°C. The company's sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people.