Volvo Group hiring Future Buyers – Join & develop your business skills

The future is here. Or, as people in a very popular series say: Winter is here.
Right now, nothing is certain. Where the future will lead us is unknown. Though, both in Game of Thrones and in reality we all know – we need to take action. Those of us at Volvo Group are not afraid of the future unknowns because we are taking an active part in creating it through sustainable transport solutions and prosperity.
Now we are taking yet another step to secure our involvement in the future – we are hiring several individuals to our purchasing organization, Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing, to make sure that we have the competence needed to take part in creating the future.
What is our offer to you?
We are really trying something new – we are proactively hiring individuals with the right values, a passion for competition, and those who enjoy working cross-functionally with highly engaged people for upcoming vacancies within our purchasing organization. What background you have is less important as this position will provide you experience within multiple roles allowing you to discover what you are most passionate about within the purchasing organization – this will ultimately reveal which position is most interesting and best suited for you!
This is us, trying something new. We offer you a chance to start at Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing, without the expectations of knowing exactly which position you want to work with beforehand; but instead learning and experiencing as a first step.
What does this offer really mean?
The position will start with an introduction, you get to know us at Volvo Group and we get to know you. Together we will learn about your strengths, passions and which areas you like the most – and then find a position where you really thrive knowing you are doing what you most enjoy, having tried out different roles within our organization.
As Purchaser at Volvo Group you will learn to independently drive your own business through a portfolio of suppliers and negotiate great results, while maintaining excellent supplier relations.
Who are we?
One thing we can promise you - we are a large group of passionate people who love what we do. We enjoy collaborating, negotiating, and really love to win. We at Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing work in an extremely diverse environment and all believe that high performance comes from having fun and being courageous enough to take action.
We all know that doing the same thing as we did yesterday will not lead to a different result, which is where you come into the picture. You believe in action, collaboration and clear communication just as we do. You believe that these three elements are what make us a fun, successful and overall great team.
We like to work hard, have fun and are committed to our customers as well as Volvo Group’s success. You will work with a high performing team aiming at world-class Purchasing – do you have what it takes?
Who are you?
Well, to begin with, you don’t have to love Game of Thrones. And as previously mentioned, we don’t believe experience is the most important thing for this job, since you will learn and gain experience on the job.
What we do believe is important is your curiosity about the purchasing area and your interest in trying new things. Since the position will initially focus on your development, we think it is important that you enjoy learning as you go and getting to know new people.
What we believe are key criteria’s for the role:
  • Master of Science or Business Administration
  • Excellent spoken and written English (Additional languages are given merit)
  • A curiosity and interest for the purchasing area
  • A drive for development and interesting for learning new things
Are you ready to step into the unknown with us? Let’s do some business together!
The future is here. We take responsibility for our future society by creating prosperity. Are you ready to join us on the journey? Apply now.
Curious and have some questions about this exciting, undefined and new role? Call us!
Gustav Svärd, Manager- Electrical Purchasing, Phone: +46 31 3228767
Milka Kostovska, Global HR Business Partner, Phone: +46 31 3234807

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

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Interview

If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.

Selection

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Introduction

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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