Volvo Group Commodity Buyer – Software in Eskilstuna, Sweden

Are you ready take on your next challenge? Do you want to join a global and passionate team? Do you want to take part in forming the sourcing strategies for the future? Yes? Then, do not hesitate; apply for the Commodity Buyer position in Software today!!

Volvo CE Commodity Organization

Purchasing & Supplier Management (P&SM) is a function within the Operations organization at Volvo Construction Equipment. The Electrical and Electronics is a Global Commodity serving all regions with sourcing strategies to make sure Volvo CE can reach the targets of Quality, Delivery and Cost and meet our customer’s expectations.

Who are we, your new colleagues?

Globally we are highly motivated and driven members in a diverse and multi-cultural team. We have a high degree of interaction and collaboration in the team even if we are spread all over the world.

Being a member in this team, you will get challenges and opportunities and be involved in regional as well as global tasks together with your open and collaborative colleagues.

Job summary

In this job your responsibility will Define and ensure the execution of the Strategy of Software spend (off the shelves or proprietary applications) through the network of Global Electronics suppliers. You will evaluate supplier’s capabilities in Software and monitor the development phases during New Product introduction.

Main tasks/responsibilities

  • Define the guidelines for Software sourcing strategy together with the Electronics Commodity team

  • Manage Software supply base (Identification, evaluation, approval and development of strategic suppliers) and responsible for APQP process execution

  • Monitor Software development gates at Suppliers during New Product introduction (from Specification to Implementation), including Software Apps (Google, connected services…)

  • Negotiate Contracts (framework, licenses, development agreements) Quality ,Delivery and Cost contracts

Who you are today

You have great cooperative skills and communication skills as you are dealing with multiple contacts both outside and inside of your organization. You have the ability to lead and are not afraid of taking on responsibility. You are used to working in a multinational and multicultural environment.

You have a strategic mindset and as a person you are target oriented and believe there is always room for improvements. You are self-going and organized and love taking on complex tasks.

You have a Technical Education with a Business Mindset. You have expertise on Software design and development of Construction Equipment or any related business. You also need to have knowledge on Supplier Management and Quality tools and proven experience of Software Project Development. Proven negotiating skills is a great advantage.

You are fluent in English verbal and written communication.

Is this your next job?

Do you fit the profile? Are you ready for the challenge? Volvo CE is heading towards an existing future; do you want to be part of it? Then we are hoping to hear from you!

For more information call:

Michel Hardy, Vcoe Commodity Director, +33 676960588

Union contacts:

Susanne Karlsson, Unionen, +46 16 151848

Karl Erbs, Akademikerna, +46 16 5415345

About us

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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Construction Equipment , one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the construction industry under the brands Volvo, SDLG and Terex Trucks, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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