Senior Purchasing Project Manager to Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing
Are you engaged in your work, professional in everything you do and prepared to go that extra mile? If yes – then the Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing (GTP) is the right place for you. GTP 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.
GTP is located in 52 sites around the world, has 1 300 employees and a yearly spend of 120 BSEK. We have 2,550 suppliers in serial production that delivers 1,9 billion parts to Group Truck plants annually. We like to work hard, have fun and we are committed to our customer and the Volvo Group success. You will work with a high performing team aiming at world-class Purchasing – do you have what it takes?
Who we are at Project Office Vehicle Europe within GTP
GTP Purchasing Projects Office Vehicle Europe is a Regional organization with the responsibility to manage all purchasing deliveries during the whole project timeline. We manage a diverse project portfolio including new technologies such as vehicle automation, connectivity and electro-mobility.
As Purchasing Project Manager (PMP) you act as a team leader to drive the Purchasing activities in assigned projects in collaboration with buyers and supplier quality engineers. You drive projects with a strategic mindset from start to end with focus on purchasing, while contributing to the whole business. You are part of a cross-functional project team and act as the Purchasing “voice” in the project through collaboration with the whole Purchasing organization.
Reporting to: Manager Project Office Start Cost Purchasing
Your competence & previous experience:
As this position is about leading and managing projects within our purchasing organization it is of high importance that you have previous experience of project management or within purchasing in a cross-functional environment. We also believe it is important that you have a business understanding, are proactive and try to stay ahead. Other key criteria for the role:
- University degree in Business, Engineering or related field
- Project Management or Purchasing experience
- Ability to coach and lead in a challenging environment
- Strong Composure and Integrity
- Strong team player, self-starter and the ability to take initiatives
- Fluent English, written and spoken
Emmanuel Perrod, Director Vehicle Project Office Purchasing, Europe,+33 66586359
Volvo Group Purchasing has 125 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend and 2,550 suppliers in serial production. Only for the truck business, 2 billion truck parts were delivered to 40 plants around the world. By scouting and working with high performing suppliers, we deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and sustainable sourcing to the purchasing processes.
When you join Volvo Group Purchasing, you will become part of a global network with more than 1,300 professionals in 50 different sites across 25 countries. We offer unique opportunities for you to connect with people across functions, and we are passionate to accelerate your career through competence development.