Senior Buyer Vendor Engines

Being our Senior Buyer for Vendor engines, you have a unique end to end approach with complete engine purchasing, supporting both Strategic decision, Engine integration projects and key supplier partner management.
You manage one key partner and interact with stakeholders to create value for the customers & the Volvo group.
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What we do in our Team?
The Vendor team is characterized by a close collaboration to our supplier base to integrate the solution that will bring a real value to our product offering. The transformation of our collaborations to Partnership is at the heart of what we do. We manage for instance complete Engines, alternative fuel engines like LNG, complete transmissions, & transmission & engine accessories for specific customer applications.
We strive to bring value to our end customers by challenging the status quo : this is where YOU come into the picture to be an active part of the transformation journey to create our society’s future transport solutions

What does it mean?
Managing a vendor solution means that you are able to work with new business models, understand the revenue streams of the partner as well as Volvo’s in order to find the best possible contractual solutions. As a Senior Buyer, you have a key responsibility to the brands to continuously support to improve revenue generation.

What will you do with all of us?
  • You will strive to constantly improve the current business relationship to improve the performance of the current business.
  • You will investigate new partnership opportunities with that partner.
  • Together with your purchasing and cross-functional network, you will proactively drive all relevant activities, use all needed tools and means to continuously secure a best-in-class supplier performance during the full part life cycle.
  • QDCFTSR so many letters but with a coherent meaning ! = Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management, to drive our daily work.
  • You will also be responsible for production and after production activities such as handling supplier crisis, supplier integration projects, follow-up of contracts and agreements with suppliers.
  • And of course, you are creative, you like data, you are structured, you are a team player…in other words Your Are Volvo!
Who are we?
Are you like us – engaged in your work and professional in everything you do, to delivery world class purchasing? If yes – Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing is the right place for you.

In the Vendor team we can promise you:
  • A professional and friendly team, creating value in an open, multicultural, dynamic, and rewarding working environment
  • Truly exciting challenges to work within a global environment that provides you with developmental opportunities both professionally and personally
  • As the team leader, I believe trust associated to constant and fruitful dialogue are key to develop
  • Our trustworthy attitude creates lasting relationship among colleagues, peers and stakeholders
Be sure I’ll be giving as much as I’ll be demanding. We are here to make a difference!

Who are you?
  • An Innovator with the ability to drive change and who dares to try things no one has done before
  • A Connector capable to embrace the partnership concepts and transform the collaboration with a monopolistic supplier
  • A flexible person with a can-do attitude who sees opportunities where others see risks
  • A Conflict solver and likes to negotiate
  • A Communicator who interacts professionally with the executive level
  • A Progressive thinker, always trying to improve, both yourself and your work environment
  • A true Team Player with the belief that the best results are achieved together while having fun
  • We also believe you have an adequate academic education
  • Experience in the automotive industry is a competitive advantage
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Sounds exciting isn’t it?
Apply Now !

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. 

Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing has 125 BSEK in purchasing annual spend and 2,550 supply chain partners in serial production. We deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers through scouting and working with high performing supply chain partners.

We support Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ through sustainability, business ethics and innovation. When you join Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing, you will become part of a global network with more than 1,400 professionals in 50 different sites across 25 countries. Joining us means working in a global context with people from diverse backgrounds and different nationalities while contributing to the core business and results of Volvo Group.

Diversity is important for us, we therefore put a lot of time and effort into creating an open and inclusive environment for all. We are extremely proud to say that we are almost as many females as men in our team. We are goal oriented and business focused people who believe that the best results are achieved while having fun and when we challenge each other. We offer unique opportunities where you can accelerate your career through competence development and connect with people who are truly passionate for purchasing. Join us and work where the action is!

We want to get to know you

Application Process


The journey begins! An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile by login in to your account. The hiring team will review your application together with the hiring manager. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with information about the following steps.