Supplier Account Manager Sweden

21 Mar 2019
22 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplier Account Manager Sweden
Reference number: 09854

As a manufacturer of onshore wind turbines in the multi-megawatt class, we have been successful for over 30 years in an industry with a big future. Since the merger with Acciona Windpower in 2016, we are one of the world's largest companies within the industry. Our global presence, with subsidiaries in more than 25 markets and production sites in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the US and India, ensures our success, giving our 4,800+ employees the possibility of international and intercultural experience and opportunity. Our goal is growth and profitability whilst providing clean energy. We aim to continue with full commitment, enthusiasm and new perspectives, and we hope to take you with us!

Job description
As our Account Manager you are responsible to source our major subcontractors used in our region North Europe. You will work closely with our teams in the different countries and will also have close contact with our Head Office in Hamburg, Germany.
The position is a part of our Operations Support team and you will support all our countries in our North Europe region which includes UK, Ireland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania.
You will run RFQs (Requests for Quotations) to find the subcontractors that is suitable and adds the most value to our operations. You are responsible for the contracts and the terms and conditions to the specific services. For the larger accounts you will also be the bridge in the communication between our operations and the supplier.
We think you are experienced in sourcing and have good negotiation skills. A background of service sourcing is preferable.
Your input is expected in the budget process where you will provide the cost guideline of the costs related to subcontractors in the different countries.
Key accountabilities
  • Single point of contact to Suppliers with framework agreements and others
  • Single point of contact internally regarding suppliers with framework agreements and others
  • Monitoring the KPI's and SLA's (Service Level Agreements) agreed with Suppliers
  • Contribute in the RFQ process for new Suppliers
  • Manage monthly reviews with key suppliers
  • Monitoring supplier costs contracted/received
  • Driving cost improvement and tracking performance through suppliers
  • Prepare business cases for implementation of Supplier assistance in other parts of the region

Job requirements
Career / Job experience
  • Previous experience in a role managing supplier relations
  • Experience in tendering processes
  • Experienced in dealing with internal and external customers
Education and Qualification
  • Bachelor degree (e.g. Business administration or technical degree) or equivalent job experience
  • Experience ideally from the wind industry or similar
  • Experienced in supplier negotiations
  • Knowledge of operational service business with remote operations
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Computer literate, strong on Microsoft Office products
Personal Profile
  • Strong communication skills
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Good planning, organisational and prioritising skills
  • Systematic work approach and good problem solving skills
  • Willing to travel on regular basis, including nights away from home
  • Can work well in a team or autonomously
  • Health and Safety aware
Further Information
Placement: Uppsala, Sweden or upon agreement
Start: As soon as possible
For additional questions regarding the position please contact Karin Karlson, Operations Support Manager Northern Europe +46 725655911 or
Nordex adheres to a policy of equal employment opportunity. All employment decisions are made without regard to religion, age, sex, color, national origin, handicap, or other protected class and in full compliance with all federal and state laws.

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