Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Sourcing

Minerbio, IT

Sourcing Specialist

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.




Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow



We are looking for a Sourcing Specialist to join our amazing team of professionals in HIAB.

As Sourcing Specialist you will be responsible for identification, tracking and implementation of cost saving actions. You will be accountable to create, develop and execute sourcing activities.

This role could be based in Italy, Spain, Ireland or Poland and reports to our Category Manager Powertrain, Plastics and Fixings.

Main tasks and responsibilities



  • Identification, development and execution of the sourcing activities across whole-Hiab spend
  • Successful cross-functional participation in New Product Development, Supplier relationship Management (SRM), early supplier involvement and selection with technology development
  • Lead the QAP process with support of Category Supplier Development
  • Identifying, tracking and implementing cost saving actions
  • Develop open book costings, budgets and raw material forecasting for the suppliers within scope
  • Evaluate and develop the supply base
  • Contract negotiation including payment term, quality/warranty/logistics annexes and raw material indices.

What you’ll need to succeed



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar area
  • 4+ years relevant global industrial experience in sourcing roles 
  • Experience in working with large suppliers with global multi-site footprint and managing supplier relations and negotiations
  • Project management, cross-functional improvement teams and supplier development programs 
  • Experience in using ERP systems will be considered as an advantage
  • BCC/LCC Sourcing in EMEA and APAC
  • Excellent communication, cooperation and influencing skills 
  • Fluency in English - both written and spoken

You will be part of



We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Interested to join?




If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application/ CV in English.
Please note that the recruitment process for this position is coordinated by our HR team part of Cargotec Business Services based in Bulgaria.



Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2023 totalled approximately EUR 4.6 billion and it employs around 11,400 people.