Senior Project Buyer Metallic Tubes

Do you want to contribute to the transformation happening within the automotive industry? Do you like doing business? Happy when negotiating? Enjoy working in a diverse and dynamic global organization? If you answer yes to the above questions then you may be the right person for the Project Buyer position within the Vehicle Metal team in Volvo Group Purchasing.

If selected you will be responsible for the sourcing and project activities for Metallic Tubes. You will work closely with your colleagues in the project and commodity team and work to secure the future supplier base of the Volvo Group.

The Vehicle Metal team consists of thirty strong professionals whom are accountable for all the operational and project activities in Europe and to lead strategic activities globally.

Group Trucks Purchasing is a passionate team of around 1300 people located on all continents. We provide competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products and services that add real business value for the truck brands of the Volvo Group.

  • Develop the Sourcing plan for components & systems according to cross-functional time plans
  • Manage Sourcing activities in project phase
  • Drive the supplier selection process
  • Secure that supplier selection is in line with expectations (quality, cost, sustainability etc.)
  • Secure the outcome of the Sourcing in a contractual package
  • Monitor, identify and mitigate risks in the Project phase
  • Ensure that the supplier and its supply chain is prepared for production
  • Manage all project related supplier relations (meetings, documents, feedback)
  • Member in all cross functional teams and leader of some
  • University degree, preferably in engineering or business
  • Several years purchasing experience, preferably in automotive
  • Good communication skills, fluent English (spoken and written) is a must
  • Business acumen
  • Self-driving and work independently
  • Motivated by change management and ability to drive change
  • Team player
We believe you are a supportive team player and are comfortable working with different cultures and people in a global context.

You also have the ability to take ownership of various tasks and possess strong problem-solving skills in combination with an analytical mindset. We also think that you are result oriented and like doing business.

We can offer you a dynamic, interesting and challenging job where you will be able to personally grow and develop your skills.

Did you know? For many years, as a “disability friendly” company, Renault Trucks SAS has been committed to including people with disabilities in our professional environment.

Volvo Group takes first place in Happy at Work ranking 2019 in the category of companies with more than 5,000 employees. We also received the "the Great Place to Work" label awarded to the best companies where the employee experience is based on trust in relationships and equality for all. So don't hesitate any longer, 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!

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