Global category leader / Segment leader Cab


The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport and infrastructure solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity.
Climate change, population growth and increasing urbanization are shifting the landscape and expectations on transport and infrastructure. In all our actions, we must consider how to reduce climate impact, use the world’s resources more efficiently, and conduct business more responsibly.
Driving prosperity socially, environmentally, and financially means that we strive towards our vision of transport and infrastructure solutions that are 100% fossil-free, 100% safe and 100% more productive.


CAB Business is characterized by a dynamic environment in direct contact with our customers’ needs through comfort, safety features and both exterior and interior design. We manage for instance all thermal area, Seating and Living feature, interior and exterior plastics components and much more…
With major new projects upcoming and clear target to reduce our CO2 emission we are in the forefront of the Volvo Group transformation towards safer and cleaner transport solutions.
Partnerships, global strategies, and new business models approach are key enablers to succeed in our mission.


As the segment leader for Seating & Living area, you will develop and implement the sourcing strategy in strong collaboration with the global buyer network as well as the cross functional colleagues.

To do so you will:
  • Lead the cross-functional team being responsible for defining and implementing a segment business plan / segment sourcing strategy
  • Define and enable activities required to excel the competitive advantage in the full QDCF-TSR (quality, delivery, cost, feature, technology, sustainability & risk): e.g., enable and build partnerships, sustainability activities and total cost optimization
  • Promote and ensure a strong collaboration between buyers working in your segments and strategic vendor managers by capitalizing on inputs towards segment strategies, negotiation tactics and leveraging
  • Lead strategic sourcing projects & contracts to completion in collaboration with cross-functional teams
  • Actively contribute to the team development, by bringing improvement ideas, support your peers, coaching buyers when relevant, sharing benchmark


As a person we believe that you are an experienced buyer (> 8 years), a business-oriented mindset with both a financial and technical understanding. You enjoy the challenge of having contact with experienced and skilled suppliers and you also possess strong communication and networking skills. In addition to this you enjoy driving your own work and taking initiatives, with a team player attitude. You are recognized for your agility to adapt and react in a complex environment.

  • Automotive experience required
  • University degree (Master), preferably in engineering or business
  • Motivated by change management and agility to drive change
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Multicultural experience is an asset
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Creative and solution-oriented mindset
  • Ownership/Accountability
  • Positive mindset and team player
  • Business Acumen


If you are interested in joining #CABwinningteam, then pick up your phone, send a mail or come to share a coffee. I will be very happy to introduce our mission and answer your questions.
Nicolas Poncet, Purchasing Manager Cab Living & Interior Plastics

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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