Volvo Group Logistics engineering in Eskilstuna, Sweden

Wanted:

Creative and analytic people with passion for service market logistics

Group Trucks Operations Logistics Services Eskilstuna

Position Description

Job description and main responsibilities

Flow Optimization and Inventory Planning is a new function within Logistics Services in the Volvo Group. We are now looking for people joining our team in Eskilstuna.

In this role, you will be part of a team working to ensure high quality forecasting and optimal theoretical mix of inventory and service for Volvo Construction Equipment. We are driving the sales and operations planning for the service market and as such take a multidisciplinary view of the supply chain operation. You will monitor, analyze and steer the supply chain from an operational level but also the opportunity to develop methods and processes for improving and innovating the planning process, this by combining traditional techniques with future technology.

Competences - Who are we looking for?

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to tell a story based on data

  • Ability to investigate and solve problems independently, and clearly communicate results

  • Comfortable learning new technologies

  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries and levels to get results.

  • Ambitious self-starter who enjoys a good challenge and creative problem solving with a high-level of own personal drive

  • Able to communicate effectively in English and Swedish with peers and senior management

  • Imports and exports good ideas and best practices

  • Ability to manage deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Good knowledge in data analysis tools such as Excel/Access or similar

  • Communication: Aptitude to analyze and develop a deep and holistic understanding and be able to package it in ways that is responsive to different stakeholder groups

  • Demand Forecasting: Knowledge of demand forecasting techniques and inputs (e.g., business trends, seasonality, consumption patterns)

  • Demand Planning: Knowledge of specific supply chain capabilities, strategies and interdependencies to perform short and long-term planning both in terms of forecast and inventory. Ability to incorporate strengths, weaknesses, external opportunities and threats into planning strategies and execution tasks

  • Process Improvement: Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and coordinate efforts around process improvement. Ability to analyze business processes and develop systems-based solutions that will improve current state

Education

  • At least 3 years from a post-secondary education (“eftergymnasial”) within logistics, mathematics/statistics or other relevant areas

For more information please contact:

Daniel Jernström, Manager

Phone: 0737656251

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.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.

With Volvo Group Trucks Operations 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.

Auto req ID

72472BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Södermanland

City/Town

Eskilstuna

Employment/Assignment Type

Tillsvidare

Travel Required (Maximum)

Ibland

Last application date

03-Jul-2017

Functional Area

Logistik