Elop AS is a Norwegian technology company developing ultrasound solutions for inspection of concrete structures. Our system sets a new standard for capturing and visualizing critical defects inside concrete. It will enable customers to make informed decisions about their assets and will contribute to improved safety, reduced cost and extended lifetime. The environmental impact may be significant. We are targeting the global construction and infrastructure market and have ambitious growth targets.

Sourcing Manager

We are hiring a Sourcing Manager who will be responsible for leading, developing and executing product and services sourcing strategies for the Company. The position analyses business needs and conducts supplier searches to ensure sourcing initiatives meet budgetary constraints and increase profitability. The position also manages supplier contracts and maintains supplier relationships.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Analyses business needs to develop and implement sourcing plans to align with business objectives.
  • Identifies potential suppliers and conducts supplier analysis to determine cost effectiveness.
  • Act as commercial interface between Elop and Suppliers.
  • Responsible for establishing standard terms, sourcing processes and procedures.
  • Reviews supplier contracts and negotiates supplier terms and conditions to meet company standard terms.
  • Evaluates, monitors and reports on contract performance to determine the need for amendments or extensions and compliance to contractual obligations.
  • Develops and maintains supplier relationship with the objective of reducing costs and increase company profitability.
  • Responsible for cost benefit analysis and reports actual savings to management.
  • Lead identified improvement projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and qualification:

  • 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
  • Interest in and understanding of technology and manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to make strategic decisions for all assigned responsibilities
  • Set priorities, drive changes, meet deadlines and recommends strong course of action
  • Organized, structured and with an efficient way of working
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and initiatives - document, plan and execute, and to support commercialisation and industrialisation of products and manufacturing / souring processes
  • Structured and well-organized, who thrives in a hectic environment, and with the ability to keep focus under pressure and tight deadlines to set and deliver on targets, both as single contributor and on behalf of a team
  • Experience with procurement and sourcing tools . Experience in using ERP system to track and manage the operations related to sourcing and procurement areas.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

If you have any questions regarding ELOP or the position, please contact our  advisor in Gevir Group;Marianne Furru ;  marianne@gevirgroup.no