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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Gothenburg, SE

Ref. number:  5019

Are you looking for a great career and want to make your mark?  

Please keep on reading but don’t just take our word for it. We’ve interviewed colleagues around the world about their jobs, the Mölnlycke unique culture and Mölnlycke people and it is simply A great company to work for! 

Could you help improve healthcare outcomes around the world? 

If the answer is yes, you think just like us and should apply for this exciting opportunity that we have below. 


We are now recruiting for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to join our procurement wound care team.


In this role you will establish a consistent high-quality supply chain to ensure the supply of purchased products are in line with demand and are recognised as world class. You are responsible for the deployment of strategic direction for the function to secure best in class internal and external Manufacturing. You will contribute to improve internal processes and procedures with focus on best cost and supplier performance On top of that, you will also be an important key contributor, working in projects containing electronics & plastic injection moulding box build but also involved in other very important Mölnlycke Contract Manufacturing areas. Lastly, you will drive improvement projects to meet defined future requirements.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to, and drive implementation of assigned parts of the Procurement strategy to ensure satisfactory supplier performance with regards to innovation, quality, service level and cost reduction.
  • Fulfil the Corporate Procurement Policy and Procedures.
  • Handle commercial and supply related matters for Contract Manufacturing.
  • Within area of assignment, ensure that Supplier Evaluations are performed and approved in accordance with procurement procedures and that current and potential suppliers fulfil our quality and environmental standards, as well as code of conduct.
  • Negotiate and establish Frame Agreements and Quality Agreement (MD) to ensure the formal aspects of supplier relations.
  • Perform benchmarking to support make-or-buy decisions.
  • Perform cost saving activities with assigned suppliers to ensure lowest market cost.
  • Continuously perform follow ups of KPI´s to ensure targeted goals.
  • Identify new supply markets and long-term trends in order to develop, test and launch new products.
  • For assigned suppliers, take lead in critical supply situations to secure supply and compliance


Capabilities, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Academic Business and / or Technical degree
  • Experience from the medical device industry is an advantage
  • Managerial, leadership and budget responsibility experience
  • International experience  - Travel will be required


Core competencies:

  • Analytical and strategic skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Commercially minded
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Global strategic awareness of commodity markets
  • Manufacturing understanding
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Language skills – English


Apart from making a  world of difference by optimizing and developing products for wound treatment:

  • The opportunity to help improve patients’ lives globally 
  • You will be part of a dynamic team in a global company
  • A work environment where you will get space for your ideas and you are encouraged to pursue new challenges 
  • An open, friendly and fair working atmosphere
  • Attractive career growth perspectives
  • In a near future, you’ll be joining us at our new HQ in GoCo Health Innovation City, fitted with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Extra focus on employee wellbeing – it might be a given, but we take it extra seriously at Mölnlycke. Here are just a few examples of how we’ll take care of you:
  • We have a flexible work from home policy 
  • Activities organized by our internal health and wellbeing organization Mölnlyckan
  • The opportunity to join our CSR and volunteer activities for Operation Smile
  • Mobile IT equipment and an annual bonus in addition to your monthly salary
  • A compensation package with generous benefits, such as company health care, company pension plan, travel expense reimbursement, employee benefits platform on products and services and more

About Mölnlycke

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We design and supply solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the hospital to the home proven it every day.


We specialise in:

  • Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®
  • Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients
  • Surgical solutions: including Mölnlycke trays, HiBi® antiseptics and Biogel® surgical gloves


Mölnlycke was founded in 1849. Nowadays our solutions are available in around 100 countries; we’re the number one global provider of advanced wound care and single-use surgical products; and we’re Europe’s largest provider of customised trays. Our headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden and we have about 7,800 employees around the world.


If this sounds like you and you feel you have what it takes to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you!