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Purchasing eSourcing Specialist

Requisition ID:  19963
Job Category:  Purchasing
Career level:  Specialist
Contract type:  Permanent

Poznan, PL

Are you passionate about Purchase to Pay processes?  


Then you could be our next  


Purchasing eSourcing Specialist


SKF is the world leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing 

business. In addition, we are one of the leading players in seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. The inherent skills and competence of our around 40 000 employees help us to fulfill our objective of creating more intelligent, sustainable and innovative customer solutions. SKF is a truly global company with presence in more than 130 countries, serving an extensive range of industries and customers worldwide. 


SKF are establishing a Purchasing service center organization supporting SKF units in EMEA region. We have an exciting future ahead of us towards a clear Purchasing strategy and road map. Purchasing have a powerful role in the journey towards the ambition of an efficient, digitalized and automized Purchase-to-Pay process.  


The Purchasing service center will play a vital role in this journey, by executing the tasks in scope with accuracy and speed, but also to standardize way of working and focus on continuous improvements. 


The initial scope for Purchasing service center at SKF in Poland includes Master data management, Price updates and Invoices handling, but will successively expand to also include additional process and tasks.  

Your day-to-day work  

  • Creation of sourcing events in Ariba system
  • Coordination of eSourcing activities across the corporate teams (categories and countries) to achieve eSourcing objectives
  • Create new vendors and maintain masterdata on existing vendors in the purchasing systems
  • Maintain price lists in the purchasing systems and validate in line with purchasing agreements
  • Handle invoice deviations
  • Drive continuous improvement of purchasing processes and systems, to enable processes standardization and automation.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders, vendors and be the daily contact persons towards the country Operations purchasing teams within EMEA Region


We expect you to have/be    

  • university graduate with at least 2-3 years of work experience in a similar role
  • strong Procurement tool experience (Ariba sourcing including e-Auctions)
  • Business fluency in English, as this is the primary operating language.
  • Business fluency in additional language is a plus
  • broad understanding of Source to Pay processes, process development and improvement.
  • Experience with coordinating RFx and project management of global tenders.
  • Knowledge of different sourcing tools is an asset.
  • computer literacy is essential and experience in MS office applications (excellent command of MS Excel is a must)
  • results and action-oriented individual with good interpersonal and communication skills

You will enjoy working here if you have 

focus on teamwork, own initiative, independence and accuracy in action, very good organization of working time and meticulousness, care for communication with employees and maintaining good relations, the ability to work with an extensive database and under time pressure 


We offer    

  • a job in an international environment  

  • you will be a part of a diverse workforce where you get to face exciting challenges and varied tasks 

  • very competitive salary and benefits 

  • contract of employment 

  • benefits: private medical care, sport programs, social fund benefits 

  • a chance to be a part of a diverse workforce where you get to face exciting challenges and varied tasks 


Additional information for you  

Location: Poznan, Poland. Local contract in SKF Financial Servcies Poland sp. z o.o.  

You will report to the Team lead in Poznan, Poland. 

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact 


Are you interested?  


About SKF

SKF has been around for more than a century and today we are one of the world’s largest global suppliers of bearings and supporting solutions for rotating equipment. With more than 40,000 employees in around 130 countries, we are truly global. Our products are found everywhere in society. In fact, wherever there is movement, SKF’s solutions might be at work. This means that we are an important part of the everyday lives of people and companies around the world. See more, at

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