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Senior Indirect Procurement Buyer

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Senior Indirect Procurement Buyer

As a buyer, you have the responsibility to drive the work of securing short & long-term sourcing strategies, identify new supplier/technologies and the development of existing supplier relationship.


Let us describe the challenge we offer

If you read this, you probably want to make a new fresh start. But how do you know if Polestar is your new adventure? Please read below and reflect.

Are you determined to make our society more sustainable?

Do you want to be part of creating a company that will define the future?

Are you ready to leave your normal, average job behind and start a new life?

If the answer is yes, then goodbye normal and join the movement of Polestar.

Procurement will drive our supplier base to take climate action through new technologies, embracing solutions for a circular economy and conducting business in an ethical and responsible way.

If you want to make a change, this is where it all starts.

This position is located at our HQ, in Gothenburg. We understand that work-life balance isn’t easy, and of course, welcome our employees to work flexible hours and from home a couple of days per week if needed. We believe in empowerment.



What you'll do

The role Senior Buyer is part of Polestar’s global Indirect Procurement (IDP) organization. You have the responsibility to drive the work of securing short & long-term sourcing strategies, identify new supplier/technologies and the development of existing supplier relationship.

Polestar grows continuously and we are therefore searching for Senior Buyers within the following areas:

Brand & Marketing, Media, Spaces and Retail

Digital / IT, Corporate Services, Professional Services

You will also:

  • Create and implement procurement strategies together with Stakeholders
  • Negotiate and maintain commercial and legal agreements.
  • Review purchase requisitions and identify and select contract/suppliers in accordance with defined strategies and agreements.
  • Track key performance indicators on supplier and stakeholder contract compliance; define and take corrective actions to improve contracts compliance and continuously track supplier performance on quality and cost.
  • Have a close dialogue and collaboration with the stakeholders for upcoming projects, to make sure to achieve common targets
  • Support stakeholders with procurement questions and issues
  • Create purchase orders



Who you are

We at Polestar believe in the concept “hire for attitude and learn for skills”.

But to be fair to you, is good to understand certain expectations:

  • Proven experience (at least 3 years) within Procurement.
  • Cross functional and a global mindset
  • Thorough understanding of the procurement process and strategic sourcing
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office packages
  • Learn on the fly, can quickly be on top of terminology, our way of working
  • Strong social abilities. Quickly understand stakeholders needs and be service minded
  • Nimble way of working. Always ready to change your way of working in order to find best solution
  • Perseverance - try over and over again until we find a solution without giving up
  • Positive mindset - Nothing is impossible!
  • BSc (or higher) in Business, Economics or Technical discipline from a university degree or equivalent institution

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar’s in a scale-up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.


People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.


Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...

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Gothenburg, Sweden

Strategy & Business Development

We are looking for a strategic thinking, hands-on Business Developer. In this position, you will be a part of the team driving Polestars’ strategy & business development towards our goals and vision.

Strategy & Business Development
Gothenburg, Sweden
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