Logistics Analyst at Volvo Service Market Logistics

Service Market Logistics (SML) is part of Group Trucks Operations. We are an organization of approximately 4,200 employees in more than 40 locations globally. Every day, we are delivering world class operational excellence for our customers, based on smart logistics solutions. Our job is to develop, manage and optimize the Service Market supply chain for all Volvo Group brands and JV’s. The scope for Service Market Logistics includes Supply Chain Optimization, Inventory Management, Distribution Center operations, Customs & Trade as well as the development of logistics solutions to ensure the highest possible parts availability, delivery precision and quality everywhere in the world. We strive for an innovative and diverse workplace, exercising the Volvo Group values with high focus on customer success.
WHO ARE WE?
Operational Planning/Refill is a department within Supply Chain Optimization (SCO), a sub-organization in Service Market Logistics. We have a global responsibility to secure parts availability for Volvo customers, in a cost efficient way. The objective is to balance right availability of spare parts to an optimized cost for transport and capital tied up.
The team in Eskilstuna is responsible for balancing the spare parts stock between our Central Warehouses in Europe and some twenty Distribution Centers globally, supporting Volvo Construction Equipment, Renault Trucks, and Volvo Penta.
We are a diverse team working in an international environment. As a member of the team you will get a broad network within the Volvo Group.
We are on a fantastic journey to develop future competitive differentiators for Volvo AB where you will play an important role developing the supply chain of the future.
We are now looking for a Logistics Analyst
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Your responsibility includes analyzing weekly system generated purchase proposals and critical stock levels, and to take actions to secure warehouse availability. The work is independent and free but with certain daily or weekly deadlines. This work is supported by tools and models, constantly developed and refined by you as a user.
As Logistics Analyst you are responsible for the replenishment of two or more Distribution Centers (DC:s) in the world. You will be our speaking partner to colleagues in the DC: s and Business Area and will take lead to proactively find solutions to existing or future challenges, in close collaboration with our colleagues.
A central part of the responsibility is to analyze and follow up on performance, to report and take immediate proactive and corrective actions to optimize the supply chain and deliver on our targets.
You take an active part developing the way of work within SCO. Continuous Improvement is a focused area with upcoming challenges to develop state of the art solutions for supply chain optimization.
Because the role is versatile and our function is included in many aspects of the supply chain there is the opportunity and expectation to expand your knowledge and experience into many different areas and technologies.
While the position consists of mandatory and critical operational tasks, it also demands that you take an active part in your own development within the role. You are in many aspects dictating the level into which you grow, both personally and professionally.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We value personal qualities such as positive outlook, initiative, drive and an ability to work independently as well as in teams to reach common objectives and drive customer success. You are passionate about trying new things and are always looking to expand your knowledge.
Strong analytic skills is required. You like to work with large amount of data to perform in depth analyses and you have the ability to present the result of the analysis in structured and understandable way.
We specifically search for knowledge in programming (pref. Python), Excel, RPA, QlikView and an interest in Machine Learning and Statistics.
The position requires knowledge in Service Market logistics and stock management both in practice and theoretically. Working in a global environment demands communication skills and customer focus. To contribute to our development you need to be able to independently identify and drive improvements in the team.
Education: University degree with courses in areas like Supply chain, Logistics, Data science, Mathematics/Statistics or experience equivalent to the same knowledge level.
Fluently spoken and written English is required, additional languages is a merit.
Do you want to be a part of our journey? Then we are hoping to hear from you!
CURIOUS, AND HAVE SOME QUESTIONS? CALL ME!
Fredrik Tholén, Head of Operational Planning/Refill, Tel: +46 73 765 63 66

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 Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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