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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  CBS

Sofia, BG

Apply by:  31-01-2019

Team Lead, Transactional Procurement, Source to Receipt

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday

Cargotec Business Services is growing, and we are looking for talented individuals who are looking to develop and grow in an international and respectful organisation. Our environment of continuous improvement, innovation, openness and diversity provides the best place to drive and develop as a professional and a person.

The position is to lead a team of buyers to perform transactional procurement related activities and manage the service delivery of this team in alignment with corporate and business area procurement as well as customers´ needs and expectations.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage and organise the Buyer team and ensure execution of indirect procurement requisition-to-receipt (R2R) services
  • The transactional procurement activities include for example: processing and validating Purchase Requisitions (PRs); processing purchase orders (PO), managing purchasing document changes and cancellations, performing receipting, handling returns, performing operational reporting, catalogue management, and helpdesk services
  • Recognize unusual events or consistent problems and work with team members to resolve issues
  • Deliver service in line with agreed controls and procedures
  • Suggest methods to update, simplify, and enhance processes, procedures and technologies
  • Support Solution Owners and Process Owners in continuous improvement and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures of the GBS
  • Support, motivate and develop the team members
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders and corporate and business area procurement as well as within own team and other process teams
  • Manage team resources against skills, workload and availability 
  • Manage team performance, meet process SLAs and KPIs and manage customer expectations
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities; implement improvement programmes when necessary
  • Drive continuous improvement projects
  • Receive and resolve employee inquiries from first line specialists when specific, in-depth functional knowledge is required and escalate if required
  • Provide improvement ideas for S2R in the CBS
  • Drive the customer-centric culture and service delivery
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting per agreed reporting schedule
  • 1st escalation point for Transactional Procurement issues
  • Constant focus on customer satisfaction
  • Be part of building up the S2R functional area in the CBS in close cooperation with the project team

What you'll need to succeed:

We are looking for a Professional  who has strong analytical, problem solving, organisational and communication skills and International mind-set, who displays a strong work ethic and ability to comply with internal controls and policies.

Ideally you have: 

  • Minimum bachelor degree in finance or business
  • Experience in Source-to-Pay (S2P) area, in particular related to transactional procurement
  • Experience in working in a managerial role
  • Knowledge of related process areas such as Source-to-Contract (S2C) and Invoice-to-Pay (I2P) is seen as a plus
  • Knowledge in budget, risk, cost & performance management
  • Hands-on experience working with a procurement solutions in the Requisition-to-Receipt area, in particular Ivalua, preferred
  • Full professional proficiency of written and oral English required
  • Google Office tools as an advantage
  • Strong customer service focus and interpersonal skills
  • Taking initiative in a proactive manner to improve own and team work practices
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines 

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 and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it.

In addition we also offer:

  • Attractive compensation package
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical insurance program
  • Food vouchers, company paid sport card
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, company events
  • Transportation allowance.

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV.

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's sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people.


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