Job Application

Strategic Purchaser

Location: Gardabaer, Iceland

The function

Strategic purchaser in Gardabær.

We are looking for a strategic purchaser to handle procurement for our three Scandinavian factories, to improve processes and take part in development projects. We offer a wide range of responsibilities and an international working enviroment.
  • Execution of regional and global strategic purchasing agreements
  • Participation in contract negotiations and completion of contracts with local suppliers
  • Development of  relationships with  few but large suppliers of components
  • Act as an active sparring partner and support in development projects
  • Ensure continuous improvement of processes and data in close cooperation with Operational Purchasing, Planning and Production


  • Strategic purchasing experience is a requirement, and cross-organizational cooperation experience is an asset
  • Technical education is no required but the ability to familiarize yourself with technical knowledge within your work field is important
  • Team orientation and respect for deadlines is important
  • Experienced and effective skill in using different IT solutions
  • Dedication and drive to make a difference is important
  • English (our corporate language) at negotiation level both in both writing and in speech is important
  • Good business acumen

Contact information/ The procedure

Please apply for the job via Marel’s homepage no later than 28th January 2018. Please submit your resumes in English.
Please visit or contact Sebastian V. Sørensen at +45 2513 2313 for further information about the job and the company.