Volvo Group Project Manager Purchasing (PMP) Electromobility in Göteborg, Sweden

Are you engaged in your work, professional in everything you do and prepared to go that extra mile? If yes – then the Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing (GTP) is the right place for you. GTP provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products & services with the right quality output that add real business value for our customers.

We like to work hard, have fun and we are committed to our customer and the Volvo Group success. You will work with a high performing team aiming at world-class Purchasing – do you have what it takes?

We, Project Office Powertrain Purchasing (PWT PO), are looking for a Project Manager Purchasing (PMP) for Electromobility

Who are YOU?

  • You are adaptive and open to new ways of working.

  • You are strong in communication, within Purchasing as well as project stakeholders/network.

  • You have “think out of the box approach”.

  • You have” can do attitude” -everything is possible to solve in one way or another.

  • You cooperate and stay accountable for the deliveries.

WHAT does it mean?

Adaptive - you seek for diverse opinions. You are open to and find new ways of working in an innovative and agile way.

Communication - you value and have open communication. You understand that you must take the responsibility to communicate to get things done, improve procedures, work out issues, and deal with changing conditions.

Thinking out of the box approach – you naturally have a mind-set that “there is no box”. You think creatively, freely and off the beaten path. In an age of increasingly powerful algorithms and neural networks — , you have the kind of stuff that machines can’t do that well.

Can do attitude - You are determined, willing to take action and you achieve results. You stay focused on the problem, not personalities; and find a common language to deal with change.

Cooperation – you appreciate team, teamwork and what it can achieve when it works. You realize that coordinated work is more productive than a string of individual actions.

The Role

As PMP you will be a key player in the project team as well as within Purchasing electromobility team. You will manage innovative projects that are developing and integrating new game-changing technologies delivering fully electrically powered drivelines. You will, in a pro-active way, drive and follow up the Purchasing part of the project according to the development process and deliver the Purchasing project on time with agreed quality, cost, features and technology, sustainability and risk (QDCF-TSR).

HOW we do things?

We create TRUST by the way of working with peers, colleagues and colleagues. We deliver with world-class PERFORMANCE both hard and soft. We have fun at work and show PASSION in what we do. CUSTOMER SUCCESS is guiding us in the decisions. We CHANGE to stay ahead and we continuously improve every day.


Volvo mission is to “drive prosperity through sustainable transport solutions”,

which in other words is simply that we’d like to be a part of and contribute to the well-being of our globe and have our grandchildren and grand-grandchildren experiencing it and Electromobility is a big part of this future!

About the TEAM

You will belong to and be a member of Powertrain (PWT) Project Office team. On daily basis you will however be located and work close to the PWT Electromobility Purchasing team.

PWT PO is a diverse, dedicated and engaged team located in Gothenburg and Lyon. Our motivation, competence and spirit of the team are enablers for successful deliverables. Our trustworthy attitude creates lasting relationship among colleagues, peers and stakeholders. We value our team belonging and are all united in the JOY of being PMPs!

Electromobility Purchasing team is a dedicated, positive team with a can do attitude! Cross functional work is key for meeting the high time to market demand to further reinforce the collaboration the electromobility purchasing team is collocated with GTT Electromobility and City mobility team. The SCOPE?

The vehicle industry has just started a game changing transformation towards electromobility and Volvo Group is aiming for world leadership in this area! The demand from customers and societies for emission-free solutions is increasing quickly and Volvo group needs to move fast and be ahead of competitors. The area of electromobility is characterized by a dynamic environment with fast moving technology. The new business models and varying demands from customers entails not only to manage vehicles but a complete system. Time to market is key and to be able to deliver in the fast moving technology area agility and new ways of working is required.

Background and Location

To qualify for the position we trust that you’ve the adequate academic education and proven experience from the field of expertise. The position is based in Gothenburg.

Do you want to be a part of this journey to be world leader in electromobility?

For more information please contact:

Karin Engström, GTP PWT Project Office Director Europe, Tel: +46 31 322 5513

Helena Larsson, GTP Electromobility Manager, Tel +46 31 322 6563

Sandra Smith, HR Business Partner, Tel: +46 31

About us

The Volvo Group aims at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people. Volvo Group Purchasing provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products & services with the right quality output that add real business value for our customers. We are a global division with approximately 1,300 professionals world-wide providing expertise to secure Purchasing Excellence for Customer Success. Volvo Group Purchasing has 120 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend, 2,550 suppliers in serial production, and 1,9 billion parts delivered to the Group Truck plants annually. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and responsible sourcing to the purchasing processes.

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