Supply Chain & Sourcing Specialist, Podbike – Stavanger (NO)


About the job

Ready for a career change that will have a positive impact on human health, behaviour and climate?

  • Employment Type: Full-time, Temporary (6 months)
  • Role: Supply Chain & Sourcing Specialist
  • Possible to work remotely
  • For the right person, there will be several opportunities in the organisation after 6 months

Podbike provides disruptive vehicles with minimum environmental impact, attracting citizens worldwide into sustainable personal transport.

We are currently a team located in Stavanger/ Norway and the team consists of experienced engineers and creative enthusiasts supported by business-oriented persons. The Podbike® FRIKAR® e-bike has been developed with the aim of bridging the gaps between cars and bikes by combining the comfort and safety of a car and the benefits of cycling.

Position background

Do you thrive in a dynamic and ambitious environment where you have the opportunity to build a supply chain for the future. Do you see an obstacle as a challenge and a problem as an opportunity to improve.

Our mission is to re-define urban mobility and we need someone who can help us make the transition from a start up to a growth company. Be challenged, grow, make a difference

The Supply chain and sourcing specialist will take a central role in ensuring Podbike’s material supply in a timely and cost-effective manner.

The position will report to the Head of Engineering.

The Supply chain and sourcing specialist is responsible for material sourcing and procurement.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Supply chain
  • Responsible for establishing purchasing procedures required to fulfil the procurement, inventory, and distribution of required components.
  • Manage quality, design and payment to vendors.
  • Purchasing and replenishment based on Material Requirements Planning (MRP) needs and inventory levels.
  • Sourcing specialist
  • Purchase goods that meet the quantity and quality expectations of the organisation
  • Point person for the solicitation and preparation of Request for Quotations (RFQs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and Request for Informations (RFIs).
  • Administer contracts, control costs, and ensure on-time delivery in accordance with program requirements.
  • Cost analysis and negotiation of proposals; fact finding in RFI’s.
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and new products.
  • Compare available goods with industry trends to determine appropriate pricing.


  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree within a technical field preferred. A combination of technical and commercial background and/or experience a plus
  • 3-5 years of experience in technical buyer or procurement role
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate with vendors.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask.
  • Proactive attitude towards work, teamwork, and cooperation.


  • A newly created position in an exciting company with international ambitions. The organization is flat and informal, and the job comes with freedom and an equal amount of responsibility and accountability.
  • To become part of a team with a high degree of influence in further development.
  • Good development opportunities both professionally and personally.
  • Competitive conditions.
  • An international team and a good working environment at nice premises at Gausel/ Forus in Stavanger, Norway, close to public transport (train, bus). Relaxed working environment. No dress code, no business cards unless you really want one.
  • You will be working with other nice people in order to build great stuff to have a positive impact on human health, behaviour and climate.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Supply chain & Sourcing specialist”.

If something is unclear, please do not hesitate to contact Henry Khov on +47 455 05 976 or email

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