Senior Project Manager Purchasing Automation

Senior Project Manager Purchasing Automation (PMP)
Are you engaged in your work, professional in everything you do and prepared to go that extra mile? If yes – then the Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing (GTP) is the right place for you. GTP provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products & services with the right quality output that add real business value for our customers.
GTP is located in 52 sites around the world, has 1 300 employees and a yearly spend of 120 BSEK. We have 2,550 suppliers in serial production that deliver 1.9 billion parts to Group Truck plants annually. We are a global team working with pride, breaking new grounds and capturing the latest innovations as well as supporting the brands and safeguarding Volvo Group synergies. We work together with speed and agility, and with a strong mandate towards our suppliers and internal stakeholders.
We like to work hard, have fun and we are committed to our customers and the Volvo Group success. You will work with a high performing team aiming at world-class Purchasing – do you have what it takes?
Vehicle Electrical & Electronics Europe being the Strategic steering line for these Purchasing activities within GTP, organizes a strong collaboration within teams spread across different sites/regions. We are also the operational line responsible for Electrical & Electronics Europe business all along the purchasing process (sourcing/projects/operations/revenue service parts). The team is responsible to drive end to end Purchasing activities whilst securing QDCF-TSR (Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management) targets.
In our fast changing world, where the Transport solutions industry is disrupted by some key society and technology trends, we are now creating the Vehicle Automation Purchasing team.
The Vehicle Automation arena is an extremely dynamic one with new players arising every day, from the traditional automotive ones to the software based start-ups. The Purchasing function needs to be on top of this game by scouting and selecting new partners worldwide, capturing innovation that will bring value to our customers and developing new ways of working both with partners and with our internal stakeholders.
The Role
As Senior PMP Automation you will be a key player in the project team as well as within PMP team. You will, in a pro-active way, drive and follow up the Purchasing part of the project according to the development process and deliver the Purchasing project on time with agreed quality, cost, features and technology, sustainability and risk (QDCF-TSR).
HOW we do things?
We create TRUST by the way of working with peers, colleagues and other stakholders. We deliver with world-class PERFORMANCE both hard and soft. We have fun at work and show PASSION in what we do. CUSTOMER SUCCESS is guiding us in the decisions. We CHANGE to stay ahead and we continuously improve every day.
Who are YOU?
  • You understand the Purchasing challenges and you are ready to support them
  • You are interested in future business trends, technology and markets (experience in partnership creation is a plus)
  • Ability to go from the holistic strategic view and into the details
  • Ability to handle ambiguities and hold things together during tough times
  • You contribute to the Purchasing ambitions within Automation in line with the Volvo group strategy
  • You are strong in communication, within Purchasing as well as project stakeholders/network
  • You are a connector within your environment
  • You welcome issues and for you everything is possible to solve in one way or another
  • You cooperate and stay accountable for the deliveries
About the TEAM
You will belong to and be a member of Vehicle Purchasing Project Office team and you will work within your respective Automation Project Management Team (PMT).
For more information please contact:
Peter Härröd, GTP Project Office Manager, Tel: +46 739 02 75 05

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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