Senior Project and Commodity Buyer for Entertainment Systems

Do you want to contribute to the Volvo Group innovation and transformation journey? Do you have fun doing business? Are you interest in complex and fast-moving products ? Do you want to be part of a diverse and dynamic global organization? If the answers are yes, then you may be the right person for the Senior Project and Commodity Buyer for Entertainment Systems within the Connectivity team in Volvo Group Purchasing.
We, Connectivity & Infotainment team, are looking for a Senior Project and Commodity Buyer for Entertainment Systems, located in Goteborg (Sweden).
Connectivity is part of Volvo innovation roadmap, characterized by a dynamic environment, fast moving technologies, and new customers' demands. We strive to be in the front seat of this development and this is where you come into the picture. We offer a chance to together with us be a part of developing and setting the course for our society’s future connected solutions.
Entertainment systems area is at the cutting edge of the technology, where the Volvo Group is investing heavily to provide best in class connected services to our customers. As a Senior Project and Commodity Buyer you will be in the center of the action. You will be responsible for driving the project and commodities activities within the Entertainment systems area. You will work closely with your colleagues in the project and commodity team to secure the future supplier base of the Volvo Group.
Some key responsibilities and activities will be to:
  • Develop the Sourcing plan for components & systems according to cross-functional time plans.
  • Manage Sourcing activities in project phase and drive the supplier selection process
  • Negotiate and execute agreements with suppliers during production and after production, find extra cost savings on top of existing agreements
  • Drive all relevant activities to deliver on QDCFTSR (*) targets during Project, Production and After Production phase
  • Monitor, identify and mitigate risks in the Project and Production phase in cooperation with stakeholders
  • Perform daily purchasing activities related to production orders, logistics and financial flows to the suppliers.
  • Contribute to segment strategies & be an active member in the global network of commodity buyers.
  • Work in close cooperation with all buyers on this scope
  • Actively contribute to the team development, by bringing improvement ideas, support your peers, coaching buyers when relevant, sharing good cases and ask for support when needed.
*QDCFTSR: Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management
We are looking for a strong and flexible team player, eager to learn and improve.
You have a can-do approach: you have a positive mindset, high level of energy, and you are ready to tackle challenges,
You like to do business, you demonstrate superior communication skills and you are comfortable in cross-functional and multi-cultural set-up,
You enjoy managing many parallel activities and you have a target oriented approach,
You have a Master of Science or Business Administration, you are fluent in english,
Former experience in Electronics scopes, technical background and automotive experience are considered as assets
If you are eager to take on new challenges, contribute and develop in a fast moving scope,
If you believe that key conditions to success are to be curious, persistent and have fun in what you do and that together we are stronger,
You will be a great addition to our team and we are really eager to hear from you !
Call us: Anne-Laure Michel, +33 665859333


The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta. We aim at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people.

Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing has 125 BSEK in purchasing annual spend and 2,550 suppliers 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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