Kongsberg Maritime CM Sp. z o.o.

Strategic Buyer – Direct Procurement

Kongsberg Maritime CM Sp.z o.o. - Global Procurement in Cracow is looking for an experienced and talented person responsible for managing purchasing processes within selected direct materials.

Key accountabilities:

  • Supporting development of and execute sourcing strategies to drive immediate and long-term improvements in Quality, Cost and Delivery, with engagement and support of key stakeholders
  • Project managing source and method change and/or NPI sourcing within the strategy to meet all program milestones
  • Leading commercial negotiations to achieve the best overall value for KONGSBERG, and ensuring that supplier commercial issues are resolved efficiently and effectively
  • Leading specific supplier relationships fulfilling the accountabilities of supplier leadership and development and creating strategies where applicable
  • Consulting with Marine Global Commodity Manager(s) and Naval Purchasing Managers to develop and ensure alignment of strategy across the wider Marine business
  • Managing the work queue, including the sourcing of parts/services, and raising and management of purchase documents within the purchasing ERP system as appropriate, with compliance to all required customer and governmental regulations
  • Business Development - where designated, develop and select supply chains to support Naval business growth including technology acquisition programs, developing in-country/localization requirements, and driving lowest compliant cost

 Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Experience in direct procurement, sourcing strategy, category management and negotiation is desirable
  • Higher Education (degree in engineering)
  • Understanding manufacturing or service processes and the cost drivers
  • Understanding the Total Cost of Acquisition impact
  • Understanding Export Control regulations
  • CIPS qualifications would be desirable
  • Experience with direct purchasing, industrial categories (e.g. machined parts, hydraulic components, forgings and castings, electrical, automation)
  • Willingness to travel regionally and internationally
  • Global outlook and exposure to different challenges, cultures and ways of working
  • Excellent written and spoken English

 What we offer:

  • Working in an internationally environment/stable company with established position in Poland and global market
  • Participation in various development  trainings
  • Unique atmosphere in a team sharing expertise
  • Employment contract
  • Attractive salary and benefits
  • Interesting experience and opportunity for personal development


We are looking to invent our future and make a safer and healthier planet for all of us.
To do this we need to look forward, see possibilities and apply ourselves to change things for the better.

If our future sounds like yours, why not get in touch?
If you would like to apply for the above-mentioned position, send your CV in English version.

We kindly inform you that we contact only chosen candidates.


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