Apprenticeship Bac+4/5 Electrical Purchasing H/F

In our fast changing world, where the Transport solutions industry is disrupted by some key society and technology trends, we would like to offer you a chance to join us in creating business value for our customers.
Do you want to contribute to this transformation? Do you like doing business? Enjoy working in a diverse and dynamic global organization? If yes - then don’t miss the opportunity to apply to know more about this opportunity!
Who we are

The Electrical team consists of 12 strong professionals located in Lyon or in Goteborg and is accountable for all the operational and project activities within Europe and lead the strategic activities within the electrical commodities globally. Within Electrical we have structured the work around 4 main commodities; Rotating Electronics, Sensors, Power Management and Wiring Harness.
Role Summary
We offer you the possibility to develop your competencies in Purchasing while focusing on the Aftermarket business of Electrical components (terminals, connectors, housings…).
You will work closely with the Commodity and Project buyers. You will be responsible to secure that the Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management (QDCF-TSR) targets are reached with your supplier panel. This will be done through an overall analysis of your portfolio, followed by a game plan definition and implementation to improve current situation (RFI/RFQ, consolidation of supplier panel, etc.).
  • University degree in Business, you are preparing a Master1/Master2 in Purchasing
  • Fluent in English
  • Computer literate
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Target oriented approach
  • Ability to take initiatives
  • Willingness to travel from occasionally to frequently based on ongoing activities
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!
And 95% of graduation success reinforces our motivation to welcome you.
If you want to be part of our Happy Trainees, apply!

About Us

Le groupe Volvo est l'un des principaux constructeurs au monde de camions, d'autobus, d'engins de chantier et de moteurs marins et industriels, commercialisés sous les marques Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus et Volvo Penta. Nous ambitionnons d'être l'employeur le plus admiré de notre secteur en attirant et en fidélisant les plus grands talents.

Volvo Group Purchasing dispose d'un budget de 125 milliards de SEK pour l'achat et fait appel à 2 550 fournisseurs pour la production en série. Rien que pour l'activité Camions, 2 milliards de pièces ont été livrées dans 40 usines du monde entier. Toujours à l'affût des fournisseurs les plus performants avec lesquels travailler, nous proposons les meilleurs produits et services possibles pour apporter de la valeur ajoutée à nos clients. Nous soutenons la mission du groupe Volvo, qui est de contribuer à un monde prospère par des solutions de transport, en appliquant à nos processus d'achat les concepts d'approvisionnement durable et les principes définis dans le Code de conduite.

Lorsque vous rejoignez Volvo Group Purchasing, vous intégrez un réseau international regroupant plus de 1 300 professionnels répartis sur 50 sites différents dans 25 pays. Nous proposons des opportunités uniques de tisser des liens avec des interlocuteurs à tous les échelons et nous travaillons avec passion pour accélérer votre carrière en développant vos compétences.

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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.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


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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