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We are offering a position as a Category Manager at ABB Oy, Transformers unit in Vaasa. You will be responsible for implementing the SCM strategy in the ABB supplier network in selected material categories together with the global ABB SCM organization. Your tasks will include ramping up new suppliers, participating in supplier negotiations, supplier development and trainings. You will also be responsible for internal supply process development as well as supplier performance monitoring and reporting. You will report to your local BU SCM manager.
We require a university degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or industrial management and at least 5 years' relevant work experience. You are familiar with different manufacturing technologies, and have an understanding of finance. You are creative and have good multi-tasking skills, with a deep understanding of different cultures. To be successful in this role, you have good negotiation, presentation, project management and social skills. Fluency in English and Finnish is required. You are familiar with MS Office, SAP or other ERP tools, and CAD.