Duni Group

We are looking for you who have high ambitions and the guts to make challenging decisions. If you enjoy communicating and negotiate this might be your dream job! Here you get the opportunity to work in an international company to secure our supplier base with focus on the chemical category within Business Area Dining Solutions. This is an area of high importance from a spend- as well as a sustainability perspective requiring development and potential expansion of the supplier base and new ways of working. We are looking for you who want to build up your own category team and have a key role in the process of securing the optimal supplier base and negotiate the required and necessary agreements to make this possible. If you want to work for a company at the forefront this might be the role for you!

The role – STRATEGIC SOURCING MANAGER driven by negotiations, results, and sustainability
At Duni Group we are determined to work in the most ethical, responsible and resource efficient way that we possibly can. For us, innovation, quality, safety and environmental standards always goes hand in hand. In this international role as a Strategic Sourcing Manager, you make sure that our partnerships bring us to the next level. 

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to 

  • Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category strategies in line with the overall Duni Group´s strategy and sustainability agenda
  • Calculate and analyze cost break downs, as well as propose methods for reducing costs
  • Negotiate and secure attractive agreements and ensure that suppliers are constantly challenged 
  • Analyse markets, trends, risks and opportunities and identify potential news sources that fits Duni Group’s agenda
  • Manage, develop and potentially expand the supplier base, including supplier evaluations, as well as supplier consolidation
  • Participate / drive various (material) development projects to assure “Design to Cost”
  • Constantly striving for improving and developing the strategic sourcing team way of working to assure a best-in-class function

The position is full-time and located at our headquarters in Malmö. You will be part of our international sourcing team together with 8 other Sourcing Managers located at our four production units in Sweden, Germany and Poland. You will report to our Sourcing Director (located in Malmö). There will be travelling primarily to Europe for about 50-60 days (25 overnight stays) per year making sure that our partnerships bring us to the next level.

Who are you?  

You are an action-driven person with a lot of self-drive and commitment. You have a strategic and strong analytic mindset not minding the operational work since you have the main responsibility of your suppliers´ performance. You are a champion when it comes to communication and collaboration as you will work closely with your team colleagues cross-site as well as cross-functional (production managers, product technicians, project managers, planners and suppliers). 

You have a university degree probably a Master of Science (e.g. Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering) and at least 2-3 years relevant strategic sourcing experience at an international company. Experience from an international manufacturing industry is an advantage. In previous positions, you have gained the knowledge on how it is to work with international suppliers, you have made a few mistakes that you have learned from, and you are now secure enough in yourself to challenge the Duni Group supplier base to secure attractive and competitive agreements. 

For this role communication is the key to success, and since you will come to work in an international environment you need to be fluent in English.

Why Duni Group?

We offer you the opportunity to work in an international company where sustainability is high on the agenda. You get to work together with passionate colleagues and through our commitment, we help each other reach our goals. We believe in your infinite potential and ability to develop. Through your curiosity and courage you will get the opportunity to make a difference. 


  • In this recruitment process, we co-operate with the recruitment company ComCube. If you are interested and match the profile, please send us a cover letter and a CV in English where you describe your experience and expertise in the areas outlined above. Please answer the following questions in your cover letter:
  • Why are you interested in the position as Strategic Sourcing Manager at Duni Group?
  • What do you think you can contribute with as Strategic Sourcing Manager at Duni Group?

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process or the position, you are very welcome to contact Helena Heijmink, +46 70 554 03 42, helena.heijmink@comcube.se or Helena Fransson, +46 70 554 05 04 or who are our consultants in this process. Please apply for the position as soon as possible (this is an ongoing selection). You apply the for position by following this link: https://comcube.varbi.com/se/what:job/jobID:729647/

We can only accept applications through the link above. 

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Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Malmö
Län Skåne län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2024/9
  • Helena Fransson, 0705540504
  • Helena Heijmink, 0705540342
Publicerat 2024-05-21
Annons synlig t.o.m 2024-08-31
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