Senior Production and Purchasing Manager

Oslo, Norway

About Vaion

Vaion was founded in February 2018 by a very experienced team to revolutionize a multi-billion dollar security market with cutting-edge hardware and software, applying the latest advancements within machine learning, computer vision, and design. Right now, we are in the process of strengthening the initial engineering and commercial team for our product, so this is an incredible opportunity to enter an exciting and innovative company right from the beginning. Join us if you want to challenge and disrupt an existing technology market and have fun on the way.

Candidate profile

We are looking for a Senior Production and Purchasing Manager to work closely with our R&D engineers and our global external suppliers to bring our products from idea to mass production.

Are you an experienced Production and Purchasing Manager with a wide range of experience?

Are you looking for a new challenge where you will be involved from early on with launching new products in interesting technology areas?

If so, join Vaion and you will get the opportunity to work alongside a small but very fast growing team including some highly experienced industry professionals. We are building new products from the ground up using cutting edge hardware and software technology that will disrupt a very major segment of the security industry market.

The role involves the following:

  • Finding suppliers, auditing and onboarding them and owning the relationship
  • Establish contracts and agreements with suppliers
  • Establish relevant and automated processes and work to continuously improve them
  • Working with sales to forecast demand and plan production
  • Manage part and product costs and risks from product idea to end of life
  • Assist projects and suppliers with sourcing
  • Manage customers, R&D and external suppliers in the process of root cause analysis on faulty parts and products
  • This position will require some travel

Desirable experience and skills

You are looking for a career move where you will be part of an impressive R&D environment and where your abilities will make a difference to the world of technology.

  • 5 years experience in a relevant senior role
  • Ability to identify issues early and close them
  • Strong organising skills and work with different stakeholders at the correct level of detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self directed individual

What we can offer

  • Technical challenges
  • International working environment
  • Immediate input into product development
  • Competitive salary
  • Equity

How to apply:

If it sounds like you would be a good fit for us, please email a CV and portfolio to Marcus at
Our interview process is very informal - don't bother wearing a business suit! Just come prepared to talk about your experience, interest in technology, and meet our team.

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