Job description


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Position Description
Group Trucks Purchasing, is a passionate team of approximately 1200 people located on all continents globally, provides 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.
Department: Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing – Powertrain – Combustion  
We are looking for a Commodity buyer, located in Gothenburg (Sweden) for Exhaust After-Treatment System (EATS) portfolio.
You will join a passionate team, creating business value in an open and multicultural, dynamic environment, on highly innovative products of the powertrain area.
We value team players, with energy and creativity, who are willing to drive the change and strive for the best in order to deliver results, and motivated by challenging situations.
Your main challenges will be to Contribute to segment strategies being an active member in the global network of commodity buyers, in order to select the right suppliers, and to continuously secure the best supplier QDCFTSR performance (Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management).

Core Responsibilities
Develop segment strategies
Secure that supplier selection is aligned with the Segment strategy & Business Plan
Drive all relevant activities to deliver on QDCFTSR targets
Main Activities
Be an active member in the global network of commodity buyers
Secure the outcome of the sourcing in a contractual package
Execute agreements with suppliers
Drive supply chain delivery and optimization
Monitor, identify and mitigate risks. Manage crisis situations
Manage and negotiate product/processes changes
Drive all relevant activities to deliver on QDCFTSR targets during production phase and after production phase for Revenue Parts
Forecast cost evolution for scope of responsibility
Several years purchasing experience, preferably in automotive
Business acumen
Purchasing and negotiation experience
Motivated by change management and ability to drive change
Master of Science or Business Administration
Excellent spoken and written English
We would like to welcome you to our team where positive attitude, perseverance and focus on continuous improvement are a must
You like doing business and you are result oriented, with a proven ability to establish targets and drive results
We believe you are a supportive team player and are comfortable working with different cultures, people and also cross functionally, taking the lead in various groups and situations
The ability to take ownership for your deliverables is a must, being solution oriented and having analytical mind-set
We will offer you a very dynamic, interesting and challenging job where you will be able to personally grow and develop your skills further
We strive to be a multicultural organization. We welcome applicants which can even further increase our diversity
Travel: Travel is required occasionally
Location: Europe

For more information please contact with: Bocquet Sebastien, Manager EATS, +33 665897417

About the company

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

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