Volvo Group Project Manager Purchasing (PMP) in Göteborg, Sweden
PLANNING, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND PURCHASING
GLOBAL PURCHASING is looking for a
Project Manager Purchasing (PMP)
Located in Gothenburg
Volvo Penta Purchasing has the responsibility to manage sourcing of parts for production and testing for the Volvo Penta business. Setting clear and challenging goals and following-up the execution of the strategies and activities to achieve the goals are vital parts of our success.
The Project and Prototype group within Purchasing is looking for a Project Manager Purchasing. The Project Manager for purchasing will oversee purchasing activities, such as supplier choices, tooling investments and quality assurance (APQP), in product development projects and other cross-functional projects.
Act as Project Manager Purchasing in product development and other cross functional projects
Plan, control, and report purchasing activities in each gate in accordance with our decided development process
Report deviations to the project plan and develop recovery plans with stakeholders
Regularly share project status with Buyers and Supplier quality engineers
Report and escalate project related issues to Purchasing Management
Consolidate tooling investment for the projects
Work in accordance with the existing tools and processes and contribute to further improvement of the process efficiency
University degree in Business, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
Min two years of experience from project management or from work at a purchasing/product development department
Communicative—can cooperate and talk to colleagues at different levels in the organisation
Fluency—oral and written—in English is required
Basic technical knowledge, ability to understand drawings and engineering vocabulary
Good understanding of project management and product development projects
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Capacity to coach and lead in a challenging environment
Strong team player, self-starter with the ability to take initiative
Good networking capability
Business, financial & cost management mindset
Pro-active and good ability in priority management
Willingness and ability to work in a global organization
We highly appreciate a positive attitude, passion and energy for the assignment.
For further information, please contact:
Jenny Lund, Manager Projects and Prototypes, Global Purchasing;
Telephone: +46 31 323-8441
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 Penta , a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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