Buyer Electromobility

The transport industry is developing in a higher pace than ever before and we at Volvo Group want to shape the future of transportation. We are fully committed to the Paris agreement targets and our long-term ambitions are clear. We will become 100% fossil free, 100% safe and 100% more productive. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do in the Volvo Group.

You love our planet, you love to drive change and you love to move forward. By 2030 more than 35% of our global shipments of vehicles should be electric. Furthermore, we want to lead the way to a fossil free society. Would you love to shape this future of transportation together with us?

To enable this exciting future, we at Volvo Group work with Electromobility and now we offer a chance to join us in implementing a sustainable future for everyone. We are expanding our Electromobility group and are looking for a Buyer in the area of Motor Drive System and Electric Distribution & Charging. Could it be you? Join us and make a difference for our society!

Our offer to you

The area of Electromobility is characterized by a dynamic environment with fast moving technology, new business models, varying demands from customers and a full focus on sustainability.
We strive to be in the front seat of this development, and this is where you come into the picture. We offer a chance to together with us be a part of developing and setting the course for our society’s future electric transport solutions.

What will you work with as Buyer in the Motor Drive System and Electric Distribution & Charging segments?
As mentioned, it depends on you and your interests. But to give you an idea of what a day might look like this will be your overall tasks:
  • You will focus on segment strategy implementation for an assigned portfolio and make sure that the segment strategy is implemented through the selection of the right suppliers. That means:
    • You will be leading all purchasing activities related to involvement of suppliers in technology development projects.
    • During the project phase main focus will be on continuously securing supplier QDCFTSR performance. QDCFTSR = Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management.
    • You will also be responsible for production and after production with activities such as handling supplier crisis, supplier switch activities, follow-up of contracts and agreements with suppliers and ensure implementation.
This is us

Are you like us - engaged in your work and professional in everything you do? If yes – Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing is the right place for you. By selecting high performing suppliers who deliver the best possible products and services with the right quality we add real business value to our customers. That gives the Volvo Group a competitive advantage.
We like to work hard and have fun together. We are committed to our customers and the Volvo Group success. We work closely together with our cross functional stakeholders within and outside the Volvo Group we believe we are here to make a difference
You will work with a high performing team aiming at world-class purchasing – sounds exciting, doesn’t it?

This is you

Since we don’t know you yet we might not have everything right about your background and experience. But we do know that we need someone with the ability to drive change and who dares to try things no one has done before. The most important thing for us is that you are:
  • A purchasing professional with proven experiences into the automotive industry
  • Always trying to improve, both yourself and your work environment
  • Driven, responsible, dependable and that you like to do business, since that is what this job is about
  • Experienced in any of Electromobility segments is a plus
  • A true team player with belief that the best results are achieved together while having fun
We also believe you have an adequate academic education and experience from the area of purchasing with a negotiation background. If you have project management experience or international experience that is also definitely an advantage.

Do you want to be a part of this journey to become world leader in Electromobility?
Then you should apply today. We are moving into the future and this is a chance to join us on our ride - jump on!

Are you curious to hear more about the job? Or the department? Or maybe you have other questions? Contact me:
Helena Larsson, Purchasing Manager - Motor Drive System, Electric Distribution & Charging
+46 (0)739 - 02 65 63

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing has 125 BSEK in purchasing annual spend and 2,550 supply chain partners in serial production. We deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers through scouting and working with high performing supply chain partners.

We support Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ through sustainability, business ethics and innovation. When you join Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing, you will become part of a global network with more than 1,400 professionals in 50 different sites across 25 countries. Joining us means working in a global context with people from diverse backgrounds and different nationalities while contributing to the core business and results of Volvo Group.

Diversity is important for us, we therefore put a lot of time and effort into creating an open and inclusive environment for all. We are extremely proud to say that we are almost as many females as men in our team. We are goal oriented and business focused people who believe that the best results are achieved while having fun and when we challenge each other. We offer unique opportunities where you can accelerate your career through competence development and connect with people who are truly passionate for purchasing. Join us and work where the action is!

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