Senior Category Buyer - with focus on raw material sourcing

Senior Category Buyer - with focus on raw material sourcing


Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

At Procurement, you are part of a global team with the mission to develop and maintain a world-class supplier base. Ensuring the supply of materials and services - at the right cost, quality and technology is essential for the success of Volvo Car Group. Ultimately, it's all about cooperating with people inside and outside the company to create a superior experience for the people who buy and drive a Volvo.

What’s in it for you?

In this role, you will work as a pioneer within the company to improve our ability to go further down in the supply chain in the area of high voltage batteries. We truly believe this is the future in order to get access to the full opportunity on the market, both from supply and cost point of view.
You will be working in a global cross-functional team with buyers, engineering, manufacturing, logistics and others. In this role, you will focus on improving the overall performance and competitiveness in the value chain, including developing new ways of sourcing of the important and sensitive materials inside the batteries, with the target to increase the full value for Volvo Cars – including Sustainability, Quality and Cost. 

Do you fit the profile?

 You are a person with a positive and energetic mindset- everything is possible!

- like challenges and are focused on setting and reaching goals.
- are creative and motivated to find new solutions and opportunities.
- dare to challenge status quo, suppliers and our stakeholders.
- can handle parallel projects and see the whole picture of a business case.
- are excellent in building relations both internally and externally.
- are a strong team player who are honest and actively work with self-development.

To succeed in this role, you have an Engineering and/or Business University degree (or equivalent).
You have proven competence in raw material procurement with experience from Steel/Mining industry, including Mining, Raw material, Block chain, Environmental impact, and Responsible sourcing. 
You have a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.
You also have a strong business acumen combined with high integrity and can prioritize your own work and always deliver on time.
Supplier relations are important, where your excellent communication skills, is a great ability. 
The automotive industry and Electrification is changing rapidly, and the competitive environment and our company’s strategy might change fast. Therefore, we are not only valuing your previous experience and competencies but also your personality and your passion to develop and embrace unknown future challenges.

How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position, please contact Energy Propulsion Manager Linda Boix 
If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Maria Westermark at
We want your application March 15th 2021, but selection will be running continuously.

Please note due to GDPR we only accept application via our Recruitment Tool.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Monica Willeborg
+46 31 333 60 50
Monica Willeborg
+46 729889406
Monica Willeborg
+46 729889419
Caroline Gasc
+46 729889406
Pontus Adolfsson
+46 729889422
Caroline Hallgren
+46 729889406
Elin Jurjaks
+46 729889408
Elin Jurjaks
+46 729889422
Pontus Adolfsson
+46 729889428
Karin Örtegren


  • Arbetsplats: Volvo Car Corporation
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 26 februari 2021
  • Ansök senast: 15 mars 2021


Volvo Torslanda


Dept. 62320/HA1N
Göteborg, 40531

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