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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Sourcing

Stargard, PL

Junior 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


Hiab is looking for a Junior Sourcing Specialist, Hydraulics who will be responsible for the identification, development and execution of the sourcing activities across whole-Hiab spend to optimize the use of Hiab/Cargotec resources over the E2E product lifecycle.  You will be focused on addressing strategic commercial sourcing requirements, supplier preferencing, and service and end-of-life requirements,  to secure continuity of supply and emerging business needs.   You will be working closely with supply planning to support capacity planning and scalability/flexibility planning via the development of  Logistics agreements. This role is reporting to the Category Manager Hydraulics and it is located in Stargard, Poland.

Key Accountabilities


  • Supplier involvement and selection with technology development,  productivity,  total cost reduction, make/buy programs, should-cost modeling, and business process and system implementation
  • Support new product development  &  Product  Lifetime  Care by taking ownership and leading all sourcing deliverables within their own area of responsibility,   including fulfillment of technical requirements, quality, and delivery assurance deliverables
  • Identifying, tracking and implementing cost-saving actions to meet the year-on-year productivity targets for the category
  • RFQ preparation, analysis and negotiation/business award according to a delegation of authority
  • Develop open book costings, budgets and raw material forecasting for the suppliers within scope
  • 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
  • Commercial participation in supplier assessments in conjunction with Supplier Development
  • Promote and secure supplier participation in Cargotec Supply Chain Finance programs
  • Define and reach targets for Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Innovation in the category
  • Services Strategy Execution including branding to increase capture rate and spare part revenues
  • Contract negotiation including payment terms,  quality/warranty/logistics annexes and raw material indices.

What you’ll need to succeed


  • Degree Level or Equivalent, with relevant engineering and/or industrial experience
  • At least  2  years of relevant global industrial  experience  (truck, construction machines, mining, agriculture, or automotive)
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in sourcing roles in an international and multi-site company
  • Experience in working with large suppliers with a 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 and complex steel assemblies/ hydraulic systems preferred
  • Excellent  knowledge  in  sourcing  methods;  supplier  relationship  management,  contract  negotiation, analytical skills and legal/contractual knowledge
  • Continuous improvement mindset with a business-driven and fact-based approach towards suppliers with a focus on building long-term relationships
  • Excellent communication, cooperation and influencing skills when working with different senior-level roles internally within Hiab and Cargotec and externally with different suppliers
  • Senior level contract and commercial negotiation.
  • Teamwork, collaboration, continuous improvement mindset
  • Fluent English is a must.

You will be part of


We offer you a position in a  global organization 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 CV today!


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 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people.