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Project Manager, Purchasing

MAIN TASKS
  • Lead and be responsible for Purchasing related activities within NPD projects, Advanced Engineering, Cost initiatives with focus on QDCF
  • Secure that Purchasing requirements are considered in all project phases

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for that Purchasing contributors fulfill their GDP deliverables and tasks
  • Assign responsible buyer to new parts
  • Responsible for Purchasing overall cost targets on new purchased parts
  • Responsible for planning and follow-up all new parts until first serial delivery
  • Coordination with “sub-delivered projects” into main projects
  • Secure ESI in early phases in NPD projects and in AE initiatives
  • Define business requirements and stakeholder needs
  • Collaborate with Buyer, Supplier Development roles and all Commodity roles
  • Demand resources from technology to be able to meet QDCF-targets
  • Secure documented gate passing sign-off with Purchasing PPD Director and Purchasing Site Manager (Core & Hub)

AUTHORITIES
  • Representative Purchasing in the project management team
  • Together with project team set the target cost
  • Prioritize cost case for cost engineers at Volvo GTT within assigned project
  • Secure time for Purchasing activities in the main time plan
  • Demand resources, i.e. Buyers, SDE’s, QA and material control according to project needs
  • Make decisions to be able to secure each gate and builds
  • Recommend gate passage GO/NO GO

COMPETENCE
  • Ability to lead people within the organization without owning the resources
  • Procurement process and development project knowledge
  • Integration, scope and time management
  • QDCF business mindset
  • Communication and stakeholder management
  • Project management methodology
  • Priority settings and customer focus
  • Building effective teams

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
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Volvo Construction Equipment is a global company driven by passion, curiosity and by our purpose: to build the world we want to live in. We believe that only through imagination and teamwork can we develop a world that is cleaner, smarter and more connected. Our company culture reflects this belief through the care and trust it places in our customers, employees and suppliers. People are at the heart of our business. It is through our strong network of talented, enquiring and innovative minds that we have been able to pave the way towards a more sustainable future. The global construction industry is our arena and our employees are our greatest assets.

We can only continue to stand out as industry leaders through the people driving us forwards. Come be a part of our team and help us build tomorrow.

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