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Sourcing Specialist (fixed term)

Date: 15-Jan-2022

Location: Hyvinkää, FI

Company: Konecranes

Country: Finland (FI) 
Location: Hyvinkää 
Location details:Hyvinkää or Tampere 


At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.




Curious for career path in sourcing and procurement?
Global Parts Supply and Distribution is responsible for the supply of spare parts and distribution activities including purchasing, inventory management, manufacturing, workshop and the distribution of spare parts worldwide. Within Europe these functions are managed directly by Global Parts.
Our Global Parts Supply & Distribution unit is looking for a Sourcing Specialist to join Operational Excellence and Procurement department and take responsibility for handling sourcing activities of spare parts for unit located in Hyvinkää. You will be part of the team of our Global Parts sourcing team, which is closely co-operating with Service Procurement and supply organization. Our responsibility is to ensure and manage supplier base, which is capable of serving the needs of Spare Parts operations. Our global parts sourcing team works also closely with warehouse operations, production, purchasing & customer service department with over 100 colleagues.
Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Analysing supplier related master data and ensuring data quality in SAP
  • Master data maintenance related to prices and lead times (weight, country of origin, tariff codes, segmentation, payment terms, etc.)
  • Ensuring contract term implementation in relevant Parts units
  • Supplier base and category analysis
  • Supporting sourcing managers with RFQ process and creating RFQ:s to the new suppliers
  • Handling price mismatches and support purchasing in daily queries
  • Supporting sourcing managers with material availability related activities
  • Support sourcing managers with different projects

Why to join us?
You will be helping us to develop world class spare part procurement operations together with experienced colleagues in multicultural environment. At Konecranes, we want to foster an environment where people enjoy their work, feel respected and trusted, and are provided with challenging and interesting responsibilities together with unlimited career advancement. In addition to offering interesting career paths, we are constantly looking to improve the wellbeing of our employees. We offer our employees a flexible work environment tailored to your life situation. Read more about our benefits from our local career pages here.
Curious to know us a little bit better? Visit our career site www.konecranes.com/careers and check how our employees feel about working at Konecranes.

What you should bring?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics or engineering in supply chain management or related area
  • Understanding of sourcing and procurement processes, prior experience of sourcing, purchasing or similar is an asset
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Office tools including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Basic analytical skills in relation to data analysis and updates
  • Basic knowledge of SAP MM module or any other ERP
  • Good communication skills in English and Finnish. German skills will be appreciated also.
  • Able to pursue various purchasing projects and tasks on own initiative

It’s rarely quiet in our team, so be ready to work under pressure in a hectic spare part environment with us! Sourcing specialist position is located at our headquarter offices in Hyvinkää. Length of the job is approximately 6 months between February and September, accurate dates are negotiable.
If you are interested working with us, please apply with your CV and short cover letter asap, however at latest by 31st of January, 2022 via our career site.
For further information, please contact hiring manager Virpi Tikkala, Director, Service and Parts Procurement (virpi.tikkala(at)konecranes.com).


Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.