Helsinki, FI

Location Details:  This position can be located in one of our locations in Europe.

Title:  Manager, Sourcing CapEx (m/f/d)

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities. 
Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.
In this role, you will have the flexibility to organize your work between office and remote, in a hybrid work culture. This position can be based in one of our locations in Europe


Your responsibilities:

We are now looking for an experienced Manager, Sourcing (m/f/d) with focus on CapEx to join our Global Sourcing Team. In this role, you will develop and implement innovative approaches to sourcing processes that minimize CapEx costs, as well as commercial and legal risks. You will lead the supplier selection process including agreements commercial and legal negotiations. Developing and executing project sourcing and contracting strategies to support project and company's growth objectives is also part of this opportunity. You are providing expertise and knowledge within a category of spend and you are working cross-functionally and in a remote team, guiding procurement staff of internal and  external partners and motivating them to perform at their maximum. In this role you are responsible to develop, monitor, and report key supplier performance metrics in additionally to work closely with internal stakeholders and key supplier on new areas of value creation by driving improvement opportunities and innovation initiatives. This role is reporting to the Director, Global Sourcing Manufacturing. 


What we offer: 

  • A challenging position in an international environment with the opportunity to make a significant impact on our business
  • Challenging, interesting and varied tasks that will allow you to expand your expertise and grow professionally
  • First-class colleagues, trainings and tools to work with, allowing you to perform at your best
  • Employment in a very successful company with an established market position and sustainable strategy
  • Opportunity to work remote from home (up to 50%)
  • Attractive local benefits 


What you need: 

  • University degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or science related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in CapEx Sourcing and Procurement for multi-national global companies
  • Solid experience in EPC/EPCM project execution environment
  • Solid experience of leading the sourcing activities for green field / brown field investment projects with proven process development and project management exposure
  • To be results driven, analytical, self-motivated and detail oriented with the ability to logically identify alternative solutions or approaches to complex challenges
  • Solid supplier and internal stakeholder management skills
  • Strong negotiating skills and intercultural competence, including solid language proficiency in English
  • Experience with negotiating legal and commercial agreements terms and conditions
  • Experience with SAP and eSourcing tools
  • Readiness to travel as projects may require


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira


Interested? Please apply online with CV, cover letter and salary expectations at www.kemira.com/careers


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to further develop our diverse and inclusive workplace.