VIE - Electronics Buyer

The VIE, International Voluntary Abroad, is a French international corporate placement programme for young professionals between the age of 18 and 28 who are European Union nationals. For these reasons, we thank you in advance to mention these items on your CV. For more detailed information about the eligibility conditions to this programme, we invite you to go to Business France website: www.civiweb.com
YOUR COLLEAGUES
Now is the time to join a progressive team with a strong culture, positive mind-set and high energy that continues to redefine what is possible. Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products and services that add real business value.
Within the Electronics team, Electrical and Electronics department, we are offering a VIE employment contract for 13 months as project buyer.
YOUR MISSION
As a Project Buyer, you will be accountable for the QDCFTSR of the supplier base on their respective segments by using the tools and purchasing/cross functional network during production and after production for revenue segments.
QDCFTSR: Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management
Reactivity, customer-focus, target oriented, pro-activeness: take the opportunity to run your own business!
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Contribute to segment strategies & be an active member in the global network of commodity buyers
  • To secure that supplier selection is aligned with the Segment strategy/Segment Business Plan
  • Execute agreements with suppliers during production and after production for Revenue segments
  • Challenge, Negotiate, & Report changes after contract signature and ensure fulfilment of project targets
  • Drive all relevant activities to deliver on QDCFTSR targets
  • Monitor, identify and mitigate risks in cooperation with Supplier Quality & Delivery team
  • Ensure that the supplier is prepared for production, including capacity and all needed system updates (Parma codes, EDI connection…) with Supplier Host support when needed
  • Forecast cost evolution for scope of responsibility
    Manage and negotiate product/processes changes
  • Perform daily purchasing activities related to production orders, logistics and financial flows to the suppliers

COMPETENCE
  • Financial analysis
  • Cost Management
  • Negotiation
  • Project Management
  • Production & Supply chain
  • Quality Management
  • Legal Management
  • Relevant process & system knowledge

GTP strives to be a multicultural and global organization. We welcome applicants which can even further increase our diversity.
A stimulating work environment, recognition at work, professional growth, motivation, management, pride, fun... The Volvo Group has again been awarded the HappyTrainees label in 2019!
90% of young people recommend the Volvo group for an internship, an apprentice contract or a VIE, and we are particularly proud of this!
If you want to be part of our Happy Trainees: apply!
Please submit your application in English

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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