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Operative Purchaser

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Do you have an strong interest in inventory management and would find it exciting to drive change in international environment, providing world-class products to the world's best image creators? 

If so, then you have an excellent opportunity to join our Purchasing team at the Profoto head-office in Stockholm for a year during a parental leave, with possibility of extension.

What we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced Operative Purchaser/Supply Chain Planner, who will be responsible for inventory management and product availability at the Profoto hub, supporting regional sales as well as global warehouses and customers.

Key responsibilities

The key responsibilities for the Purchaser are:

  • Inventory planning and inventory management of the Profoto 3PL warehouse
  • Supplier coordination and order administration
  • Optimization of inventory cost and product availability
  • Follow up of Supplier delivery performance


For this role it is essential that you have below knowledge or experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree within logistics, business administration or similar 
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in Purchasing or Inventory Management 
  • Experience working with ERP systems – specifically inventory- and purchasing modules. 
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Extensive experience of Microsoft Office, Excel in specific.

Your profile

To succeed as a Purchaser your profile is expected to contain:

  • Excellent planning and analytical skills
  • Ability to focus and work independently under pressure, with a can-do attitude.
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment with high achieving coworkers 
  • Strong desire for driving and embracing change 

Want to join Profoto – The Light Shaping Company?

If you feel that a career as a Purchaser at Profoto would be exiting, please send an application with your CV, personal letter, and education records from university and high school.

Only applications containing the required documents will be processed. If you have any questions, please contact our HR-Coordinator Lotta Trolle, at career@profoto.com 

Last day to apply is 17th of January 2020. Interviews will take place on a continuous basis, so apply today! 

What we offer

Innovation has secured our position as the leading choice for the world's best photographers. So, our culture is creative, entrepreneurial, forward thinking and agile. That's why we're looking for the very best and the very brightest to help make us better. Talented and driven people who are keen to enter a growing and fast paced environment where responsibility is given early.

As a result, we've created a company where high achievers will be given every opportunity to grow, develop, and contribute on an international stage. That's massively important for us because ultimately - your success is our success. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Department in HQ

Sundbyberg, Stockholm

Profoto AB
172 65 Sundbyberg Directions career@profoto.com

What we offer

We are committed to growth and we want our people to grow with us. To achieve this we offer an ambitious, high quality and demanding culture where we value to have fun together as we build a world class company with a premium brand. We strongly believe and therefore offer our employees freedom and trust, coaching leadership and strong individual development. This is the the key to our success.

  • Strong career development

  • Continuous change

  • Challenging fast-paced environment

  • Smart & passionate colleagues

  • International opportunities

  • Work life balance

  • Customer focused world-class company

Behind the scenes at Profoto

At Profoto we have high standards and only hire the best. We invest heavoly in the development of our people to ensure we are an employer of choice for those who value professional development and continuous challenges. 

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