In the role as Buyer at Volvo Construction Equipment you are responsible for the operational part of purchasing connected to a commodity consisting of machined castings and pipes. You will be responsible for the day-to-day business with your suppliers and having a purchasing responsibility to 7 production sites in Europe. Main part of the work covering the production of articulated hauler and wheel loader in Braås and Arvika. But your responsibility also covering the component sites in Hallsberg and Eskilstuna, and Volvo Powertrains production sites in Sweden and in France. You will represent purchasing in many different new development projects, but also being responsible for the sourcing of new components to our running production. You will work with a broad network with colleagues from purchasing, production, RnD and our suppliers.
Core Responsibilities
  • Sourcing of new parts to our projects and production
  • Contribute to develop our business relation with our suppliers
  • Drive, or support in negotiations, delivery- or cost related matters
  • On a regular basis meet our suppliers, with the aim to maintain a good working relation
  • Drive, or support in new development projects where early supplier integration is a must
  • Contribute in the development of our 4-box strategy
  • Responsible for the day-to-day business with our suppliers and clear out administrative tasks connected to invoicing, revision changes on drawings etc.
  • Support in reaching purchasing KPI’s
Required Competencies
  • Minimum five year experience working with purchasing
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Experience working within Industry and basic knowledge in working in CAD-environment and reading of technical drawings
  • Experience from working in new development projects
  • Very strong drive and willingness to lead and take own initiatives
  • Energetic and target driven
  • Strong communication skills and open minded team player
  • Working experience in SAP
  • Fluent in English and Swedish
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in engineering or economics
For more information, please contact
Andreas Håkansson, Site Purchasing Manager, phone: +46 700- 897832
Union Representatives
Jesper Alvarsson, Akademikerna, +46 (0)470 38 77 43
Johan Ask, Unionen, +46 (0)470 38 75 03
Thomas Gustafsson, Ledarna, +46 (0)470 38 76 37


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.

Volvo Construction Equipment is a global company driven by passion, curiosity and by our purpose: to build the world we want to live in. We believe that only through imagination and teamwork can we develop a world that is cleaner, smarter and more connected. Our company culture reflects this belief through the care and trust it places in our customers, employees and suppliers. People are at the heart of our business. It is through our strong network of talented, enquiring and innovative minds that we have been able to pave the way towards a more sustainable future. The global construction industry is our arena and our employees are our greatest assets.

We can only continue to stand out as industry leaders through the people driving us forwards. Come be a part of our team and help us build tomorrow.








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