Strategic Sourcing Specialist Mechanics

About Kitron

Kitron is an Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company with operations in Norway, Sweden, Lithuania, Germany, China, USA and Poland. With 1700 highly skilled employees, Kitron manufactures and delivers anything from fully assembled electronic circuit boards to complete end - products for customers globally. Related technical services like prototyping, industrialisation, material analysing and test development are also key competencies offered by Kitron. Cooperation with Kitron, means greater flexibility, cost efficiency, accuracy and innovation power along the entire value chain.

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Application deadline: 2020.01.10

Job description

  • Selection of suppliers during evaluation of received quotes;
  • Ensure product quality parameters selecting most efficient assembly technology, tool selection and suppliers;
  • New products material cost calculation;
  • Development of existing and finding new and alternative raw materials, analyzing results, providing conclusions and suggestions;
  • Sending and collecting request for quotation from supplier according customer specifications;
  • Investigation of causes of poor production quality. Investigation of received complaints, preparation of proposals to improve product quality;
  • Analyses of purchase cost, identification and implementation of new solutions for more effective purchase process;
  • Negotiation with suppliers for price/cost reduction.


  • Higher education (mechanics/mechatronics). Lack of formal education may be substituted by relevant work experience;
  • Knowledge of mechanical process standards, surface and other technological requirements;
  • Reading and processing of technical and technological documents;
  • Experience as a sourcing specialist (search for new suppliers, negotiation);
  • Strong English language skills, both oral and written;
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel, (AutoCad knowledge would be advantage);
  • Good communication skills, high degree of collaboration with others, result-oriented.

We offer

  • Interesting work in an international company;
  • Friendly and competent colleagues;
  • Learning and development opportunities.

Only selected candidates will be informed.

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