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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Procurement / Purchasing

Raisio, FI

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.

Purpose of the position

To drive continuous improvement throughout an international supply base, with the objectives of maximising savings potential, total acquisition cost, new product innovation and delivery/quality performance. Responsible for source selection and the development of global commodity strategies for the Division DEMOUNTABLES, FORESTRY CRANES AND WASTE & RECYCLING within HIAB. 

Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Development of sourcing strategies ensuring total acquisition cost benefit within the overall business / product line requirements
  • To achieve year on year annual cost reduction targets within the Design to Cost (DtC) and New Product Introduction (NPD) framework for the commodity areas controlled
  • Evaluate and develop the supply base.  Introduce new suppliers as appropriate to meet the current and future needs of the business, at the same time ensuring continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality, delivery and new product introduction in a global environment
  • Contract negotiation including payment term, quality/warranty/logistics annexes and raw material indices
  • The identification, introduction and development of new sources of supply in best cost country locations (incl. EMEA, APAC) ensuring benchmark performance in terms of total acquisition cost
  • The roll-out and support of the QAP process together with HIAB Supplier Development.
We expect from you:



  • Suitable education (preferably M.Sc. or B.Sc. degree in fields of Supply chain, Engineering or Manufacturing)
  • At least 3 years work experience in Sourcing
  • Strong negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate up/down and across different levels/cultures of the organisation
  • Fluent  English.
Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 18.03.2020.


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. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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