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Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.
At Procurement, you are part of a global team with the mission to develop and maintain a world-class supplier base. Ensuring the supply of materials and services - at the right cost, quality and technology is essential for the success of Volvo Car Group. Ultimately, it's all about cooperating with people inside and outside the company to create a superior experience for the people who buy and drive a Volvo.
What’s in it for you?
In this role, you will be managing the Power Electronics components and subcomponents within Procurement in the development, sourcing, industrialization and running production phase.
You will be working in a global cross-functional team with other buyers, engineering, manufacturing, logistics and others.
In this role, you will work with stakeholders & suppliers to understand your product/service, its market, supply base and innovation to find ways to increase value for Volvo Cars - including cost, quality and sustainability.
By leading negotiations and building relationships with an international supplier base, you will be responsible for continuous improvement of the overall performance and competitiveness in the value chain. You will also be handling order management and capacity assurance.
Do you fit the profile?
We are looking for a person, who is commercial and result driven! A person with a positive and energetic mindset- everything is possible!
- like challenges and are focused on setting and reaching goals.
- are comfortable with handling complex business cases and setups.
- are creative and motivated to find new solutions and opportunities.
- dare to challenge status quo, suppliers and our stakeholders.
- can handle parallel projects and see the whole picture of a business case.
- are excellent in building relations both internally and externally.
- are a strong team player who are honest and actively work with self-development.
To succeed in this role, you have a Business or Technical University degree (or equivalent).
You have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
You also have a strong business acumen combined with high integrity and can prioritize your own work and always deliver on time.
Supplier relations are important, where your excellent communication skills, is a great ability. Daily negotiation is also one of your strongest areas.
The automotive industry and Electrification is changing rapidly, and the competitive environment and our company’s strategy might change fast. Therefore, we are not only valuing your previous experience and competencies but also your personality and your passion to develop and embrace unknown future challenges.
How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position, please contact Electric Driveline Procurement Manager Jens Bell at [email protected].
If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Maria Westermark at [email protected].
We want your application August 22, 2021, but selection will be running continuously.
Please note due to GDPR we only accept application via our Recruitment Tool.