Senior Project Buyer

Are you an open and curious person who loves building relationships? Do you have experience from within purchasing? Great! We at Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing are now looking for a Senior Project Buyer to our Air Management team, to work within the segments Throttle & Exhaust brakes, Air valves and Pre-heaters.
What will you do?
Your role as Senior Project Buyer will be purchasing interface towards projects and suppliers in your segment. You work with the entire project phase to secure supplier selection that is aligned with the Segment Strategy & Business Plans as well as QDCFTSR (Quality, Delivery, Cost, Features, Technology, Sustainability and Risk) targets.
You will ensure that the supplier is prepared for production, including capacity and all needed system updates (Parma codes, EDI connection etcetera). You will also secure the outcome of the sourcing in a contractual package, and execute the agreements with the suppliers to meet the project timelines before handing over the contracts and business to the Commodity Buyer.
This is us, your new colleagues
The department of Air Management belongs to powertrain in Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing. We are a senior team of 7 professional buyers who encourage each other and enjoys having fun at work. We like to collaborate and strive for both professional and personal development in our daily work. We are passionate about what we do and take care of each other with an open and trustful team culture.
Who are you?
To be successful in this position, we believe you are an open person who has the drive to reach good results. You have strong negotiation and communication skills and likes to build networks.
Main requirements:
  • Master of Science or similar level of education degree
  • Experience as Senior Project Buyer is an advantage
  • Several years of experience within purchasing
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
In our team, we highly value diversity and welcome applicants which can even further increase ours. This position can be based either in Lyon or in Gothenburg. Some traveling is required. Sounds good? Please come join us!
Are you curious to know more about the role? Or do you have questions? Don’t hesitate to contact me!
Patrik Nord, Manager, Air Management, +46765537477

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta. We aim at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people.

Volvo Group Purchasing has 125 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend and 2,550 suppliers in serial production. Only for the truck business, 2 billion truck parts were delivered to 40 plants around the world. By scouting and working with high performing suppliers, we deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and sustainable sourcing to the purchasing processes.

When you join Volvo Group Purchasing, you will become part of a global network with more than 1,300 professionals in 50 different sites across 25 countries. We offer unique opportunities for you to connect with people across functions, and we are passionate to accelerate your career through competence development.

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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


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When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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