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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Sourcing

Zaragoza, ES

Trainee, Electrical Engineer

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.


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


We are looking for an innovative Trainee, Electrical Engineer to support the following activities: selection and the identification, tracking and implementation of cost-saving actions to meet the year-on-year productivity targets for the respective category using global benchmarking in order to leverage spending and optimize purchasing synergy.

This position is based in Zaragoza, Spain and reports to the Category Manager, Control Systems and Electrics.


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Supporting the global sourcing team in the Identification, development and execution of the sourcing activities across whole-Hiab spending to optimize the use of Hiab/Cargotec resources over the E2E product lifecycle addressing strategic commercial sourcing requirements, supplier preferencing, securing early focus on service and end-of-life requirements, supplier consolidation and pipeline to secure continuity of supply and emerging business needs
  • As assigned by the Sourcing Manager will be involved in the Complexity Reduction Program to speed up the supplier consolidation and part number standardization with the support of local R&D
  • Participation in the New Product Development, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activities when assigned, will collect information to support the sourcing manager to generate productivity, total cost reduction makes/buy programs, should-cost modeling, and business process and system implementation
  • When assigned the sourcing manager will collect information to support Hiab-wide RFQ preparation, analysis and negotiation
  • Commercial participation in supplier assessments in conjunction with Supplier Development
  • Define and reach targets for Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Innovation in the category
  • Support the Sourcing manager in collecting and preparing information in order to development of supplier risk mitigation programs to ensure minimized disruption within category and business line.

What you’ll need to succeed




  • Electrical Degree Level or Equivalent.




Desirable but not Mandatory: 

  • Some industrial experience
  • Experience in using ERP systems.




  • Electrical Engineer Education
  • Excellent communication, cooperation and influencing skills when working with different departments internally within Hiab and Cargotec and externally with different suppliers
  • Google package experience or MS Office
  • Fluent English.

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 11,500 people.