Data Scientist – Connected Supply Chain

Production Logistics is part of Group Trucks Operations. We are an organization of approximately 650
colleagues, globally connected to deliver world class logistics solutions. We ensure that transportation is purchased, packaging is made available at our suppliers, material is transported to our production facilities, and vehicles are distributed to our customers on time. We design and optimize the Production Logistics supply chain for the Volvo Group, prepare logistics for new products and drive the Sales & Operations Planning process. We strive for an innovative and diverse workplace, based upon Volvo Group values with high focus on customer success.

Do you see yourself in a role where business meets technology?

Connected Supply Chain, Production Logistics

Our vision is to enable a sustainable, connected, and seamless Production Supply Chain, supporting todays and tomorrow’s business. We lead the digital transformation, by Connecting Business, Data and People, to accelerate the strategy execution in GTO Production Logistics. Our responsibility is to set the digital vision, define our road map and to drive the Digital Supply Chain transformation. We are a skilled and motivated team covering the disciplines of Roadmap, Concept development, End-To-End solution coordination, Business Information Architecture, Advanced analytics, Automation, Data Science and Transformation.

Role and context

Digitalization is becoming a more integrated part of our business and our transformation journey. We have big plans, and this role will play a vital part in transforming the production supply chain by allowing our operations to digitalize.
This is the place where you can make a difference. It’s a requirement to work here – you need to be passionate about making things better for our business, our people, and our planet.
You have a strong interest and holistic perspective on how we can transform today’s operation and our Production Supply Chain by utilizing new technology. This position requires a scientific mind-set and engineering skills in analyzing large volumes of complex data to identify business opportunities and to build statistical models.

You will be heavily contributing to our journey to evolve advanced analytics in the production supply chain context. As we aim to increase the data literacy in the full organization you would be an important ambassador of advanced analytics.

To be successful in this role is it also important to be a skilled communicator, who manages stakeholders in a cross functional and multi-cultural environment with ease. You find energy in making a difference and have a positive and pragmatic attitude.

What we absolutely need you to do
  • Explore and interpret large amounts of data and communicate the insights and findings
  • Drive Data Science cases from concept to solution
  • Build statistical models to optimize our logistics and ordering processes
  • Work on exploration projects showcasing the capabilities of machine learning, including computer vision and deep learning
  • Support the organization in competence development within advanced analytics and digitalization
  • Participate and contribute to analytics projects
The ticket to ride
Experience and Skills
  • Concrete working experience within advanced analytics, complex systems and optimization
  • Experience performing analysis with large datasets and deploying analytics solutions in cloud environments
  • Proficiency in Python and experience with Spark and SQL
  • A creative problem-solver who is passionate about looking for new approaches to reach results
  • A communicative person that values building strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders and can explain complex topics in simple terms
  • Flexible mindset and a fast learner
  • Holistic mind-set and strategic approach
  • Good cooperation skills and a team player
  • Experience from working in a global & cross functional environment
  • Comfortable working on your own as well as collaborative in larger projects
  • Proven strong independent drive and goal-orientation
  • A degree in mathematics, computer science, statistics, engineering or related area
  • Fluent in English - both written and spoken
We can’t promise you an effortless job, but we can promise you some skilled colleagues and some truly exciting challenges to work with. You will work in a global environment that provides you with development opportunities, both professionally and personally.
If you are looking for a challenge in a high pace environment, have a deep understanding of the human software together with a good business & digital understanding, you are most welcome with your application.

You will be part of the Connected Supply Chain team
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

Please, do not wait with your application, interviews will be conducted continuously.

For further information please contact:

Helene Sveide Director Connected Supply Chain, Helene.Sveide@volvo.com or +46708205037

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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Application Process


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