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Purchasing Category Manager

Are you brave enough to join Picadeli’s journey in changing how the world perceives fast-food and help realize our vision of “A world where fast-food is the opposite of junk food”?  If you have international experience in purchasing and know how much fun, and hard work, it is to be in a company that’s always looking forward to new growth opportunities then you can be the new star Picadeli is looking for. For this position you need to live around Gothenburg.

Picadeli offers a high-tech salad bar concept where the customers mix their own delicious, healthy and affordable salads. Picadeli launched the first salad bar in Sweden in 2009 with a wish to change eating habits by offering a whole new way of buying salads. Today, Picadeli is a fast-growing international company that has established more than 1700 point of sales across Europe. Picadeli is part of the Greenfood group with a turnover of more than EUR 450 million. Picadeli has a strong business culture where energy, courage and passion have contributed to Picadeli’s rapid expansion.

The Picadeli brand is a unique concept and an inspiring consumer experience delivering tasty salads while also ensuring high food safety standards and ease of use. Picadeli knows that having the winning concept today doesn’t guarantee being the winner tomorrow and is therefore constantly reinventing and improving its solutions toward retail customers and consumers. Continuous and rapid innovation is truly at the heart of Picadeli. Read more at

Your mission
As a purchasing category manager at Picadeli you have the commercial responsibility for suppliers within your defined categories. You will develop the category strategy and continuously seek new opportunities within your responsibility. You will lead the procurement process which means that you: set the strategy, define suppliers, publish RFP:s, evaluate offers, conduct negotiations, sign contracts and follow up on supplier performance. You will also be involved in new product development with the aim of finding the best business partners when Picadeli is developing the assortment. You will lead, and participate in, projects related to purchasing support and the ongoing market expansion of the company. You are a key player for improving the overall purchasing processes at Picadeli. Other areas of responsibility include ensuring external and internal compliance with contracts (prices, volume contracts, delivery service levels, payments, product policy, code of conduct etc.) and tracking market changes.

Your profile
You have experience from commercial purchasing (minimum 3 years), with a degree in a relevant area of studies. You have an inner drive for business and an understanding of total cost. Your communication skills are excellent and you have an analytic mindset. You are fluent in English and team oriented.

Picadeli offers you
Picadeli offers you an exciting mission in an expansive company. This means working at high speed and with tasks that may vary from day to day. At Picadeli you will get health care insurance, flexible working hours and a generous health care contribution. Also; amazing colleagues with a great pride in the Picadeli concept!


You are welcome to apply with a CV and cover letter using the ad at as soon as possible, but at the latest 2019-01-10. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our recruiter on 073-624 77 24. Picadeli has chosen a partner in this recruitment and wish no further contact with other recruitment firms or advertising companies.

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