Supply Chain Planning Analyst

We are now looking for an Operational Planner in the Operational Planning/Refill team in Gothenburg.

We have a collaborative environment and explorative mindset in our organization that is unique, and now you can join us!

We are on a fantastic journey where we are exploring new technologies and solutions with the aim of developing a future competitive edge for the Volvo Group. You will play a key role in creating the supply chain of the future.

Are you passionate about delivering excellent customer service and driving business performance through utilizing digital technologies and insights based on data? Do you want to be part of a diverse and global team? Are you excited at the prospect of driving industry best-in-class supply network management performance? As part of our team; you can.

Your responsibilities

As an Operational Planner you are responsible for the replenishment of some of our Distribution Centers in the world. A central part of the responsibility is to understand and visualize our performance as well as take corrective actions when deviating from targets. You will be our speaking partner to colleagues in the DC and Business Area and you will take the lead to proactively find solutions to existing or future challenges, in close collaboration with our colleagues.

Continuous Improvement is a focused area with upcoming challenges where you will play a significant role. Because the role is versatile, and our function is included in many aspects of the supply chain there is the opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience into many different areas.

We are in the midst of a transformation journey; utilizing the possibilities of around data and advanced analytics. While this position consists of critical planning tasks, there is also fantastic opportunity for personal growth in areas such as machine learning and microservice development in our upcoming cloud native planning solution.

To contribute to our team development, you need to be self-driven and take ownership and drive cross functional initiatives.

Who are you?

You are great at communicating and collaborating to reach the goals you set, whether it is internally in our team or with your colleagues on the other side of the globe. You take ownership and responsibility for your work and take immense pride in serving our customers. We preferably see that you have experience working within logistics, and particularly the material management domain, and the ability to take a holistic approach considering several levels of supply chain constraints.

In addition, you are passionate about exploring new concepts and broadening your horizon. You are not necessarily an expert in all the technical aspects of our work, but you have a strong determination and a keen mindset to learn and develop.

Examples of the areas where we want you to either already have some experience or have a strong interest to explore:

  • Python, Java and SQL programming
  • Azure, DevOps and agile working methods
  • AI and/or machine learning
  • Collaborating across organizational boundaries and levels to get results

We need you to have strong analytic skills. You like to work with large amounts of data to perform in-depth analyses and have the ability to present the result of the analysis in a comprehensible manner. Required University studies within Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Statistics, Computer Science, Logistics, or another relevant path.

For further information please contact:
Mark Rickard, Head of Operational Planning & Refill,

Anna Bäckman, HR Business Partner, +46 73 9026593

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

Who are we?

Service Market Logistics, part of Volvo Group Trucks Operations, serves all brands and business areas by managing and optimizing service parts availability and distribution to secure customer uptime. Through our operations, we provide world class service focusing on delivery precision, quality, continuous improvement, cost efficiency and synergies delivering value all the way to our customers. We embrace innovation and new technologies and work with environmental care and sustainability at heart. Our footprint consists of 40 distribution centers and 3,800 employees worldwide, and we strive for an innovative and diverse workplace, exercising the Volvo Group values with high focus on Customer Success. We are Proud to Deliver. Making a Difference. For People. Every Day.

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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 Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s manufacturing of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks, as well as engines and transmissions. We also orchestrate the spare parts distribution for Volvo Group’s customers globally and design, operate and optimize logistics and supply chains for all brands. We count 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, where continuous improvement is the foundation. As our planet is facing great challenges, we - one of the largest industrial organizations in the world - stand at the forefront of innovation. We are ready to rise to the challenge. Would you like to join us?