Commodity Buyer (f/m/d) Indirect Products & Services
Volvo Group Purchasing is looking for IPS Commodity Buyer within the area of indirect purchasing based in Hameln, Germany.
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. Volvo Group 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. IPS (Indirect Products & Services) forming a part of Volvo Group Purchasing is a global purchasing function in the Volvo Group, delivering global, regional and local purchasing solutions related to indirect goods and services.
For the next possible starting date, Volvo Group Purchasing is looking for IPS Commodity Buyer within the area of indirect purchasing based in Germany, preferably in Hameln
This probably describes you
Imagine yourself looking at a picture. Do you focus on the details or do you prefer to take a holistic view? Or are you one of those who can’t choose between these two approaches? Do you rather combine your curiosity, analytical side and your sense of details in finding the best solution in every challenge? What might seem like an impossible combination for some, is the fuel that drives us at Volvo Group Purchasing. Nothing is impossible. Well, isn’t that a cliché, you might think. It surely is. But clichés exist for a reason.
This is what you are going to do
You, our hopefully soon to be colleague, will take the lead in driving indirect procurement segments within Volvo Group Purchasing in Germany. You will have segment country purchasing responsibility focusing on areas such as optimizing the supplier base, securing competitive and quality asserted agreements, developing best practice purchasing processes. In other words, you will strengthen Volvo Group’s competitive advantage by understanding the business needs and the supplier market.
Who are you?
- Bachelor degree in Science, Economy or Business Administration
- Excellent in spoken as well as written German and English (additional languages are given merit)
- Experienced of working with Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
- Having business acumen with a procurement background & experience in any sector (indirect purchasing preferred)
- International experience is meriting
If you are eager to learn, love doing business and have the drive to take on new challenges, you will probably love it here. Because that is what we do. We take action and we love problem solving. Nothing is impossible. If we don’t dare to enter the storm and take the lead, then who should?
This is us: You, me, our colleagues and the work environment
- friendly and collaborative environment in Scandinavian organizational culture
- multiple opportunities supported by organization for personal and professional development
- trainings with number of possible development paths – local and regional
- projects in which you may gain new skills, master currently possessed or share your expertise
- modern and friendly workspace: flexible working time, corporate health management, canteen
- professional work place with efficient and ergonomic equipment
- everyday use of practical English
If you are interested, please click on the apply button below. We are looking forward to receiving your application!
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.
We want to get to know you
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.