Supplier Delivery Assurance Manager

The SDA’s role is to ensure that suppliers can meet current and future volume demands of Volvo.

The SDA has the task to ensure that suppliers have adequate capacity and flexibility throughout the supply chain to deliver material to Volvo’s production and aftermarket facilities according to their needs. They should work towards a stable long-term supplier capacity situation.
Furthermore, they also have the task to monitor, map and analyze capacity and flexibility in the supply chain through e.g. capacity audits (live audits and self-assessments) as well as make risk assessments regarding individual suppliers ability to deliver parts.
In the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Process, the SDA is Purchasing’s representative. They are responsible for analyzing new program volumes, evaluating the suppliers’ ability to meet the program and finally giving a response to the program.
Part of the SDA’s role is also to act as a Crisis Leader to manage supplier capacity issues and drive action plans to mitigate delivery and capacity disturbances or risks in accordance with the escalation ladder. This can also include coordinating delivery priorities between Volvo users.
Finally, it is also expected that the SDA takes part in the strategic improvement work related to Supplier Delivery Assurance Manager role and processes.

In accordance with the valid Volvo Penta governance and processes authorization regulations, the SDA Manager has the authorities to act to fulfill the above tasks and responsibilities.

We would like you as applicant to have a university degree in technology and/or business but key is to have an understanding and experience in logistics and operations management, preferably in the manufacturing industry. Skills in capacity management, communication, project management, lean production and logistics are competences we are looking for. The ideal candidate is able to with a holistic approach identify main improvement areas and work towards defined goals together with different stakeholders as well as have a strong business mindset. The role relies on the ability to build relationships to lead cross functional activities with multi-cultural teams.

You are part of a team, but this role will require you to drive your own initiatives and work independently. Being fluent in English is required and experience from working in an international environment is beneficial.

For more information please contact Lund Jenny Director Supplier Quality and Capacity +46 31 3238441

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. 

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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