Data Analyst

Are you a curious changemaker who thrives in a fast-paced, global and complex environment? Does the opportunity to make an impact excite you, and are you looking for a career where you grow and learn every day? At Volvo Group Purchasing we shape the world we want to live in, by leveraging our ecosystem of supply network partners to drive prosperity.
Innovation, sustainability, diversity, competitiveness, resiliency, new business models, and digitalization are all key drivers in how we select partners, partners that have the same value based and people centric view of the world as we do here at Volvo Group.
Together we deliver business value to our customers and the Volvo Group.
We are looking for talent with passion, commitment and big ideas who want to make a difference. Sounds like you? Join our team!
GTP Purchasing Strategy & Digitalization is a Centre of Excellence. We are responsible for driving and facilitating the strategic direction of purchasing on behalf of Executive Management Team.
PS&D are, together with relevant line functions, driving efficiency within digitalization, governance, harmonization, group synergies, continuous improvements and digital & IT projects to enable business value. We work proactively with change management and transformation in collaboration with GTP line functions.
Head of Purchasing Strategy & Digitalization is also hosting GTP India organization on behalf of GTP EVP.
As Data Analyst, you will play key role in leading digitalization projects. You will work in collaboration between different teams globally towards a common objective to drive automation at Purchasing level.
Reporting To: Head of Purchasing Strategy & Digitalization India

Location: India

Main Responsibilities / Key deliverables
  • Develop & implement Data Analytics methodologies to assist in problem solving, in making forecasts & predictions
  • Build information entities and data sets
  • Extract and structure data using specialized analytics tools and use it to analyze opportunities/problems defined by the business
  • Analyze the extracted data and come up with inferences
  • Use adapt standard/summary reports and executive level presentations to direct business strategy like PowerBI solutions etc
  • Responsible for analytics assignment, from data & business value exploration
  • Build expertise in data sources to find, manage and simplify complex data
  • Integrate data and product knowledge to build cases and convey insights
  • Suggest improvement proposals, towards local and global organization.
  • Generating user friendly reports and improve them
  • Support the strategic roadmap for both analytics methods and the future tools & platform
  • Contribute to solving some complex challenges in the areas of data mining and optimization
  • Actively find new ways to support purchasing to improve existing data structure
  • Extract and structure data using specialized analytics tools under general supervision

Competence & Experience
  • Degree in engineering, statistics, or mathematics
  • Data analytics experience in automotive industry related to Purchasing and supply chain domain is an added advantage
  • Proven working experience as a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages and programming languages like SQL, Oracle, Python and DAX queries
  • Advanced excel knowledge
  • Ability to use descriptive statistical methods (distribution, regression, classification, statistical tests)
  • Exposure to visualization tools, like PowerBI etc
  • Sharp analytic & logical mindset and effective problem solver
  • Ability to effectively translate business problems into technical challenges
  • Creativity & Innovative thinking reframing traditional patterns of thinking and applying new and evolving ideas, methods, designs, and technologies
  • Experience of working in Agile methodology environment is preferred
  • Ability to deliver concrete results with speed and strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to work in an environment were not everything will be framed from day 1
  • Good communication skills

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!

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Application Process


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