Purchaser and Logistics coordinator

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Smarteq Wireless AB, a part of PCTEL Inc., continues its growth journey and we will strengthen our strong team with a Manager for product development and quality.

More and more products in our world are being connected and our products, such as antennas, are critical components for achieving reliable connection and optimized performance in all wirelessly connected systems. Smarteq has been an antenna partner to some of the world’s most exciting global technology companies within our three business segments Vehicles, Energy and Industry for over 50 years and last year, we delivered our products to customers in over 40 different countries,

Our team currently consists of 12 employees in Sweden and in France and we have our base in modern premises in Kista, Stockholm. Since May 2021, Smarteq is a part of PCTEL Inc., a leading American company in Industrial IoT and listed on Nasdaq stock exchange.

You can read more about us on www.smarteq.se

PURCHASER AND LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

Smarteq is offering an interesting role with great development opportunities within Smarteq and PCTEL Inc. Since PCTEL headquarter is in USA, customers are located globally, production partners in Asia, you will have international contacts and limited travel possibly within USA, Europe and Asia.

You will work in an expanding business where you will work closely with our R&D, PLM and Sales departments to fulfill the business. This requires experience in purchasing and logistics. Specifically, we seek you that have experience from the vehicle industry with production and deliveries, contacts with suppliers, product cost management etc.

Examples of tasks / responsibilities:

Plan and coordinate the hands-on work within tactical and project sourcing activities such as participating in product development projects, cost responsibility, design reviews, total cost. Evaluating the dual sourcing option on new projects and product cost structures.

  • Drive the allocation of volumes with each supplier based on forecast numbers
  • Drive increased efficiency at the existing suppliers
  • Create purchase orders to suppliers in ERP system, delivery monitoring, support questions, change of delivery plans, logistics portals
  • Work closely with the logistics forwarders to monitor incoming deliveries
  • Work closely with the 3PL warehouse, pack instructions etc.
  • Drive supplier development, performance score card etc., negotiations etc
  • Analyze the product platform cost breakdown and seek for improvements
  • Updating price lists, agreements, developing the warehouse and logistic flows

Your Background and Experience

To succeed in this role, we prefer that you have the following qualifications:

  • Some years’ experience of hands-on purchasing and logistics
  • A degree in technical discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience from the vehicle industry is highly valued
  • Knowledge and experience from any ERP system e.g. Oracle, Jeeves etc
  • Knowledge in SharePoint and MS Office
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills. Additional language skills ​​are a merit

Your Personal Skills

You are a structured and well-organized person that easily prioritize work and are used to multi -task work. With your driving force you solve problems and create results together with others. You enjoy working and communicate as a team and you get inspiration in a technical environment.

The Position

  • Permanent, full-time
  • Location: Kista, Sweden
  • Start: As soon as possible / as agreed

Please contact Inez Almquist, Recruitment Consultant at Avanti Rekrytering & Interim for further information regarding the role and process, 

inez@avantirekrytering.se

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.

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Inez Almquist

Inez Almquist

Partner

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