Uptime Buyer

INTRODUCTION
Do you enjoy working in an agile and challenging environment with high focus on the customer? Do you want to drive changes and bring innovations in a multicultural environment? Do you embrace continuous improvements and enjoy working in teams? Are you pro-active, service minded and target oriented?
Well, then you should apply today. We at Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing are looking for a buyer in the Uptime& Adaptation (U&A) team to drive the Electrical and Electronics portfolio and we need you!
THIS IS US, YOUR NEW COLLEAGUES
You will have close colleagues working spread across the world and work in different networks, teams and groups. You will be part of the Uptime Vehicle EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) team, daily work in a dynamic and integrated European team located in Gothenburg and Lyon and become a key player in the Uptime and Adapatation department.
At Volvo Group, we have a culture of high performance created through employee engagement and we value Customer success, Trust, Passion, Change and Performance. We like to work hard, have fun and we are committed to our customer and to the Volvo Group success.
ROLE DESCRIPTION
You will be leading the purchasing activities on your scope with all internal and external stakeholders to ensure the customers maximum satisfaction.
That means that you will own and develop the Segment Business Plan on Electrical and Electronics for U&A; scout and seek for the best suppliers plus bring creative and innovative solutions on this segment on the whole value chain (challenge design, sourcing & contract, procurement).
You will also lead the negotiations and supplier performance reviews on this segment, manage your purchasing portfolio for service parts in order to secure the best QDCF-TSR performance and perform purchasing activities related to ordering, logistics and financial flows to the suppliers.
WHO ARE YOU?
We believe in the concept ‘Hire for attitude, train for skills’. Therefore, what’s most important to get the opportunity to join us on journey is that you have ability to motivate, engage and involve others with passion for innovation. Since the job is about customer success it is also important that you have business acumen, customer focus with a holistic view and ability to communicate with facts, to sell your vision and get desired support.
An important part of this job is to develop our organization, which is why strategic ability, service minded and target oriented approach plus integrity and trust based collaborations are your strengths.
We also believe that you have:
  • Degree in Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Purchasing experience, or technical knowledge within Electrical and Electronics is a plus
  • High effective written and verbal communication (English)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Structure, perseverance, energy, drive to improve and communication skills
  • Experience negotiating and interacting with suppliers or internal stakeholders
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
Did you know? For many years, as a “disability friendly” company, Renault Trucks SAS has been committed to including people with disabilities in our professional environment.

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

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Selection

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Introduction

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