Commodity Buyer Iron Castings

Are you engaged in your work, professional in everything you do and prepared to go that extra mile? Are you curious, passionate ? Do you want to contribute directly to the results of Volvo and take part of our customer success ? 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. If you thrive to belong to collaborative cross functional teams with individuals who are proud of our products and customer success: This is your opportunity!
We, Iron castings team, are looking for a Commodity Buyer, located either in Gothenburg (Sweden) or in Saint Priest (France).
Castings & Forgings purchasing team is a multi-cultural, dynamic and passionate team. Our aim is to contribute to create high valid for our end customer by securing best possible QDCFR (*) and creating the best supplier relationships. We all strive to create good and constructive atmosphere in a challenging environment. We demonstrate a strong continuous improvement mindset, starting with openness, sharing with our peers, learning every day.
As a Buyer, you will be accountable for the QDCFTSR* of your supplier base. You will be responsible to make sure that the segment strategy is implemented through the selection of the right suppliers, by continuously securing supplier QDCFTSR performance and by using the tools and purchasing cross functional network.
Your main responsibilities will be to :
  • Contribute to the segment business plan & be an active member in the global network of commodity buyers
  • Drive all relevant activities to deliver on QDCFTSR (*) targets
  • Negotiate and execute agreements with suppliers during production and after production, find extra cost savings on top of existing agreements
  • Forecast cost evolution for scope of responsibility
  • Monitore, identify and mitigate risks in cooperation with stakeholders
  • Drive supply chain delivery and optimization
  • Perform daily purchasing activities related to production orders, logistics and financial flows to the suppliers
  • Manage and negotiate product/processes changes
  • Actively contribute to the team development, by bringing improvement ideas, support your peers, sharing good cases and ask for support when needed
*QDCFTSR: Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management
We are looking for a strong team player, flexible and helpful.
You have a can-do approach: you have a positive mindset, high level of energy, and you are ready to tackle challenges.
You are curious and eader to learn and improve.
You demonstrate good business acumen skills, a drive for results, good communication skills and cross-functional agility to be successful in this position.
You enjoy managing many parallel activities and you have a target oriented approach.
You have a Master of Science or Business Administration, you are fluent in english, some experience within purchasing, automotive experience is an asset.
If you are eager to learn, to develop and to take on new challenges,
If you believe that key conditions to success are to be curious, persistent and have fun in what you do,
If you believe that together we are stronger,
You will be a great addition to our team and we are really eager to hear from you !
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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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