Senior Category Buyer

Senior Category Buyer

Arbetsbeskrivning

Who we are
Volvo Cars and Geely Auto are combining their powertrain operations into a standalone business focused on next-generation hybrid systems and internal combustion engines. 
To power the sustainable mobility of the future, a variety of energy sources will be needed. We plan to develop advanced, efficient powertrains for Volvo Cars, Geely Auto, Proton, Lotus, LEVC and Lynk & Co, as well as other OEMs.  Our high-performance solutions are already trusted all over the world. Today we power hundreds of thousands of vehicles across the globe. With facilities in China and Sweden, we expect to employ more than 10,000 employees across Manufacturing, R&D, Engineering, IT and other support functions.

What’s in it for you?
At Powertrain Engineering Sweden (PES) we are now looking for a Senior Category Buyer within the area Turbo/E-Chargers & EGR. A developing and challenging area where you together with a Procurement team located globally, EU and China, together with stakeholders such as R&D, Strategy & Business, Manufacturing & Logistics, will create world class powertrain solutions.

What will you do?
As Senior Category Buyer, you will be a key member of the “Dressed Engine - Boosting & Hot End” team. Your main responsibility will be within Turbo, Supercharger/E-Charger & EGR systems. We collaborate in a global surrounding with major stakeholders such as: R&D, SQM, Manufacturing, Strategy/Sales and After Market etc. to manage sourcing activities, supplier- and market-spend analysis and contract management in the best possible way.

This role is critical for PES to be the leader as a premium powertrain provider and you are expected to develop and deploy future strategies within the commodity, work proactively with your stakeholders to understand your product/service, its market, supply base and potential innovation to find ways to increase value for PES & Volvo Cars - including cost, quality, and sustainability.

You will conduct and lead new sourcing. You will insure implementation of contractual commercial reductions. Actively contribute to cost saving activities and lead negotiations for a more competitive and sustainable value chain.
In your role you will also lead negotiation of all kinds, to deliver in accordance with procurement priorities, goals, and business plan, including the category team to make the correct decisions and to be a support to operational buyers in the day-to-day operations.

Do you fit the profile?
We believe you have commercial or Technical master’s degree, you need to have several years of work experience within procurement.

To fit in this complex area, we look for a person who is commercial and result driven. You are motivated and creative in order to find new solutions and opportunities and dare to challenge the status quo. You are a strong team player who are honest, with high integrity and actively work with self-development. You have the ability to handle parallel projects, like challenges and are focused on setting and reaching goals. 

Customer/supplier contact is a common task and you are proficient in English, both spoken and written. You have the ability to see the whole picture of a business case. Supplier relations are very important, where your excellent communication skills, is a great ability. Negotiation is also one of your strongest areas.

How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position please contact Mumun Tigin, Senior Manager Procurement, email, mumun.tigin@volvocars.com For questions regarding the recruitment process please contact Recruiter Feven Selassie at feven.selassie@volvocars.com
We want your application latest Maj 16th, 2021. But selection will be running continuously.
Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.

Sammanfattning

  • Arbetsplats: Powertrain Engineering Sweden
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 19 april 2021
  • Ansök senast: 16 maj 2021

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