Do you want to help us work for safer and more sustainable infrastructure? We are looking for passionate and engaged people to help us reduce the worlds Carbon footprint through technology and data!

ELOP is a Norwegian high-tech company developing advanced tools, applications and software providing asset owners with smart solutions that improve safety, extend asset lifetime, and minimise total lifecycle cost and environmental footprint.Concrete is the world's most widely used building material and the global industry today accounts for 8% of the global CO2 emissions. Aging infrastructure and an increasing maintenance backlog combined with stricter environmental requirements drive a demand for new strategies to asset management.

Sourcing manager

We are hiring a Sourcing Manager who will be responsible for leading, developing and executing product and services sourcing, procurement and supply chain management for the company. The position analyses business needs and conducts supplier searches to ensure sourcing initiatives reducing TCO and increasing profitability. As Sourcing Manager at ELOP you get the possibility to develop the sourcing- and supply chain in an early industrialisation stage. The position reports to the CFO of the company.

Key responsibilities include:

• Analyse business needs to develop and implement sourcing to align with business objectives
• Develop and implement sourcing procedures, procurement policy and best practise processes, including e.g. supplier marked analysis
• Develop and implement procurement- and logistics strategies, and category management
• Ensure sourcing of products and services to right quality and time, to the lowest TCO and transactions cost
• Supply chain management and ensuring optimal logistics
• Develop and maintain supplier relationship with the objective of reducing costs and increase company profitability
• Identify potential suppliers and make qualification of suppliers
• Risk management within sourcing and supply chain
• Responsible for developing procurement contract standards
• Develop and report on KPI`s, e.g. savings
• Establish, develop and implement procurement- and sourcing tools
• Participate in improvement, simplification and standardisation
• Build and lead a team of Buyers and develop the sourcing- and logistics function
• Measure and monitoring supplier`s delivery capacity and contract performance, and develop the suppliers
• Ensure suppliers compliance with ESG company goals
• Participate in the improvement of the company’s competitive advantage and P&L
• Participate in the industrialization of the company and its products
• Participate in the product development
• Bring innovations from the supplier`s cutting-edge expertise into our products and projects, fitting with the customer needs


Skills and qualification:

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:
• Entrepreneurial spirit and prepared to work in a hectic start-up environment
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field preferred
• Minimum five (5) years of experience in sourcing, procurement, contract and supplier management
• Solid procurement expertise, with good negotiation skills
• Experience with procurement- and sourcing tools
• Strategic mind set with good business understanding supporting commercialisation and industrialisation of the product and manufacturing / souring processes
• Interest in and understanding of technology and manufacturing processes
• Ambitions of contribution to company growth with customer and marked focus
• Strong cross functional collaboration skills and to work closely with internal and external stakeholders to deliver results that are in the best interest of the company
• Strong at relationship building and communication
• Structured, well-organized, and with an efficient way of working who thrives in a hectic environment
• Positive, solution oriented, efficient, and result oriented


We offer:

We offer a company on a mission to reduce the worlds carbon footprint through disruptive technology! ELOP is a young company with lean management where you will be given the opportunity to grow and take on responsibility.

For more information, please contact Torbjørn Blom-Hagen
Application deadline: 01.11.20

All inquiries are treated confidentially.Applications are processed on an ongoing basis.

If you have any questions regarding ELOP or the position, please contact Torbjørn Blom-Hagen, Mobil 926 48 847