Senior Project buyer, Semiconductors - Electronics

The current limitations of Semiconductors in the world have created a need for a new way of thinking within the Electronics value chain. We are today working in close collaboration with our supplier base to secure the deliveries to the Volvo Groups customers. Long term the need of advanced electronics and thereby semiconductors will continue to grow in order to support the Volvo groups transformation journey. To meet the future needs we will challenge the current ways of working in order to build a resilient supply chain and capture innovations. You have the chance to be in the heart of this transformation journey in a very innovative and high focused area.
As a Senior Project Buyer for Semiconductors Electronics, you will be part of the Electronics team, however the scope of semiconductors spread into many different areas of our organization and your network will be extensive. You will be the sourcing specialist for semiconductors within our global organization, both driving sourcing cases as well as support other buyers as an expert, always with accountability of the QDCFTSR (Quality/Delivery/Cost/Feature/Technology/Sustainability/Risk).
You will work cross functionally and interact with all different level in the organization.
Core Responsibilities
  • Manage projects connected to semiconductors, from innovation project to obsolescence
  • Drive the development of the sourcing process to include semiconductor ecosystem
  • Conduct negotiation and selection of strategic component from sub tier level
  • Secure implementation of semiconductor strategy in projects
  • Together with cross functional team, develop the semiconductor expertise in the VOLVO group

  • Extensive purchasing experience, preferably in direct connection to semiconductors and/or the automotive industry,
  • Problem solver with an agile way of working
  • Motivated by change management and ability to drive change
  • Strong communication skills from operational to executive level
  • Relationship and network builder – internal and external
  • Fast learner – with a curious mindset
  • The ability to have a holistic view as well as deep diving on topics
  • Business acumen
  • Ability of being a strong team player in parallel of driving topics independently.
  • University degree, preferably in engineering or business
Personal Profile
  • We would like to welcome you to our team where positive attitude, perseverance and focus on continuous improvement are a must
  • We believe you are a supportive team player and are comfortable working with different cultures, people and also cross functionally
  • The ability to take ownership of various tasks is necessary and problem solving skills in combination with analytical mindset is a must. We also think that you are result oriented and like doing business.
  • We can offer you a very dynamic, interesting and challenging job where you will be able to personally grow and develop your skills
Travel: Travel is required occasionally
Location: Flexible
For more information please contact:
Fredrik Nylund, Manager Electronics Purchasing, +46 31 3222296
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