Are you interested in working with international suppliers in an international environment? Or perhaps working with local producers around Finland?
We have good tools and processes available, along with high-quality information about our customers and their needs. The strong ethics that is intrinsic to our operating principles and our constant striving for more responsible operations and products make our work meaningful for the well-being of the entire society. Our products are inspected, safe and responsibly produced. We offer our customers an extensive selection of our house brands bearing responsibility labels. We monitor and develop the responsibility of supply chains through audits of suppliers' production sites and responsibility trainings.
We have product specialist and product manager vacancies available in sourcing and product group management. The applicants are typically required to have a degree at a university or university of applied sciences and some work experience in the field. We are particularly looking for sales-oriented and solution-oriented people who perform their work accurately. Working with retailer entrepreneurs makes the work fast-paced and exciting like nowhere else! As the career advances, more emphasis will be placed on an analytical approach and other sourcing negotiation skills, including the desire and the ability to ask and question. With some jobs, we appreciate applicants who are also ready to travel in Finland and/or abroad.
Certifications of suppliers in high-risk countries ensure the implementation of social responsibility. Our product research function is tasked with ensuring that the products are safe to use and meet their quality promises. In addition to quality assurance, it is responsible for product development concerning our own brands. The essence of product development is in knowing the strategies of our own brands, promoting the quality of our products and building up the product selection based on the extensive customer information at our disposal.
Our own brands have a central position in K-stores' diverse selection. The growing selections of our Pirkka, Pirkka Parhaat and ja K Menu product ranges in K-food stores and K-Rauta's own brand, Cello, provide our customers with inspiration and solutions for the kitchen, home and garden.
Product development is among our core competencies
Development and management of innovations and product development of our own brands are some of our most essential core competencies. An understanding of analytics, an interest in following up on and identifying trends and a commercial vision are characteristics that we appreciate in product development.
Product development is related to understanding brands and the business. The essence of product development is in knowing the strategies of our own brands, promoting the quality of our products and building up the product selection based on the extensive customer information at our disposal.
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