Purchasing Associate

Purchasing Associate (PSC) -Fixed Term Employment
The Purchasing Analyst position within Purchasing Support Centre will be responsible for handling standard scope activities delegated by buyers from All GTP, VBC, Penta Sites globally. Purchasing Analyst is also responsible for complete autonomous handling & maintenance of buyer handler logs depending on delegation and for related work transition, problem solving, Cross Functional Connect and to maintain timelines for handling various requisitions in the log. Also, responsible for logging, reporting of work and handling one time assignments / projects assigned within the team. This position will report to the Group Manager - Purchasing Support Centre.
  • Autonomous maintenance of Handler Logs and other Portfolio Activities / Order Management / Priority Aftermarket Requisitions handling
  • RFQ Management including Launching, follow ups for quotes and answering supplier queries in collaboration with buyers and PD and XF teams
  • Compiling & analyzing quotes from suppliers, preparing Preliminary quotes summary / analysis as well as cost breakdown for various suppliers and parts
  • Solving portfolio related issues with suppliers / cross functional teams
  • Performing various Analysis for buyers and managers:
    • Price Inconsistency Analysis
    • 80/20 Analysis
    • ABC Analysis
    • Volume trend Analysis
    • Supplier Dashboard Creation
    • Material Cost Levels Report
    • Supplier Spend Analysis
    • Part Price Evolution
    • Cost Per KG Analysis
    • Supplier Deep Dive Analysis
  • Supplier Integration Support on buyer request - Support in establishing EDI Connections, Supplier Portal Access, Creation/Addition/Deletion of Parma Code / Supplier base administration, Supplier Base Follow Up - Certificates,KEP5,KEP6 and SSEM
  • Taxonomy and Segmentation Support to buyers and management, segment owners,
  • Portfolio Analysis and Cleaning
  • Co-ordinating on Agreements approval flow
  • Supplier Price Discrepancy Management / Issues Handling
  • Maintenance of Various Department Dashboards and Reports
Access to all PU systems and applications, other authorizations based on delegations from respective buyers.
  • Excellent Communication Skills – Verbal and Written
  • Quick Learner who drives Competence Building
  • Team Work and collaboration
  • Multi-Cultural Openness
  • Customer Focus
  • Planning and Prioritizing / Multitasking
  • MS Office Skills / Advance Excel Programming Skills
  • Problem solving / Solution mind-set / Go getter attitude
  • Business Understanding & Knowledge within the field of responsibility
  • Continuous Improvement Mind-set
  • Should be open for 2 year fixed term employment

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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

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. Joining us means working in a global context with 1,400 colleagues from diverse backgrounds and different nationalities across 25 countries while contributing to the core business and results of Volvo Group.