Buyer

Volvo Construction Equipment is a global company driven by passion, curiosity and by our purpose: to build the world we want to live in. We believe that only through imagination and teamwork can we develop a world that is cleaner, smarter and more connected. Our company culture reflects this belief through the care and trust it places in our customers, employees and suppliers. People are at the heart of our business. It is through our strong network of talented, enquiring and innovative minds that we have been able to pave the way towards a more sustainable future. The global construction industry is our arena and our employees are our greatest assets.
We can only continue to stand out as industry leaders through the people driving us forwards. Come be a part of our team and help us build tomorrow!
We are looking for a new colleague! If you have the drive, the will to learn and an interest for the business, we will be there to back you up with our combined experience and knowledge.
Buyer
As a Buyer for Volvo Construction Equipment (VCE) you will be responsible for the operational part of purchasing, connected to a specific commodity. You will work with suppliers on a day-to-day basis and do the purchasing for 7 different production sites in Europe such as our hauler and wheel loader sites in Braås and Arvika, our component site in Hallsberg and Eskilstuna and Volvo Powertrain production sites in Sweden and France.
You will represent purchasing in many different and exiting new development projects and for sourcing of new components to our production. This gives you the opportunity to work in a wide network with colleagues in purchasing, production, RnD and with our suppliers.
Welcome to our team!
You will be a part of our team, 12 experienced buyers managing a number of commodities, which among others consists of hydraulics, castings, driveline and electrical components. We will gladly share our expertise and experience with you.
What will you do?
You will source new parts to our projects and our production, contribute to develop our business relations with our suppliers and drive- or support in negotiations.
To have good working relations with our suppliers is very important, so to meet with them on a regular basis and contribute to develop our supplier strategy is part of this role.
You will also drive, or support in new development projects where early supplier integration is a must and be responsible for the day-to-day business with our suppliers and sort out administrative tasks connected to invoicing, revision changes on drawings etc.
So, who are you?
We are really curious to get to know you and we assume that you are energetic and target driven, that you have a strong drive and like to lead and take own initiatives.
We guess that you have a business mind-set, are an open-minded team player and that you have good communication skills.
Required competencies
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in engineering or economics
  • Fluent in English and Swedish
It is a merit if you also have basic understanding reading technical drawings and experience from working in new development projects.
This is a great opportunity so give me a call and I will gladly tell you more about us and the position!
I am really looking forward to your application!

Joakim Gustafsson, Site Purchasing Manager, phone: +46 16-5416491
Union Representatives
Urban Strid, Unionen, +46 16 541 6304
Stefan Hedman, Ledarna, + 46 16 541 5141
Åsa Holmgren Akademikern, +46 16 541 6877

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.

Volvo Construction Equipment is a global company driven by passion, curiosity and by our purpose: to build the world we want to live in. We believe that only through imagination and teamwork can we develop a world that is cleaner, smarter and more connected. Our company culture reflects this belief through the care and trust it places in our customers, employees and suppliers. People are at the heart of our business. It is through our strong network of talented, enquiring and innovative minds that we have been able to pave the way towards a more sustainable future. The global construction industry is our arena and our employees are our greatest assets.

We can only continue to stand out as industry leaders through the people driving us forwards. Come be a part of our team and help us build tomorrow.

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