Volvo Group Senior Project Buyer in Greensboro, North Carolina

Position Description

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 Cab Interior team in Volvo Group Purchasing.

If selected you will be responsible for the sourcing and project activities within a defined scope. 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.

Department: Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing - North America – Cab Interior.

The Cab Interior team consists of eight strong professionals whom are accountable for all the operational and project activities within North America and contribute to the strategic activities within the Cab Interior commodities 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree, 3 years with Purchasing experience or Professional experience in an Commercial Vehicle/Automotive company

  • Fully fluent in English

  • Computer literate

ARE WE A PERFECT MATCH?

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.

About us

The Volvo Group aims at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people. Volvo Group Purchasing provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products & services with the right quality output that add real business value for our customers. We are a global division with approximately 1,300 professionals world-wide providing expertise to secure Purchasing Excellence for Customer Success. Volvo Group Purchasing has 120 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend, 2,550 suppliers in serial production, and 1,9 billion parts delivered to the Group Truck plants annually. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and responsible sourcing to the purchasing processes.

Auto req ID

87825BR

Entity

Group Trucks Purchasing

State/Province

North Carolina

City/Town

Greensboro

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

22-Oct-2018

Functional Area

Purchasing

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran