Apprenticeship BAC+4/5 Purchasing Project Manager H/F

Position Description
you enjoy working in an agile environment with high focus on the customer. You like to take the lead and run activities in autonomy. You embrace continuous improvements and enjoy working in teams? You are pro-active, challenging, service minded and target oriented?
Then you’re ready to join Group Truck Purchasing as an apprentice in the dynamic and integrated MP3 team located in Lyon! (Management Project Powertrain Purchasing)
As an apprentice in our team, we’re looking that you develop your leadership and risk management skills and that you contribute to the efficiency of the team. You’ll team up with the PMP's to support their daily activities (planification, data consolidation, key indicators...)
You’ll be a key element to assist the PMP in their mission, which is to lead the activities with all internal and external stakeholders to ensure the Volvo Internal customers maximum uptime and satisfaction.
Your mission might be adjusted during your apprentice period to cope with the challenges and needs the team will face but it will consist mainly in resourcing parts of portfolios, follow implementation of already decided resourcing cases, managed an existing portfolio, support in segment strategy update.
You will drive action to improve Project management efficiency and image in front all purchasing functions and with cross-functional stakeholders (Brands of the Volvo Group, Group Trucks Operation, Engineering, Range & Project Management, Quality, Aftermarket, etc…).
  • Business acumen and customer focus with an holistic view
  • BAC+3 to 5 in Business, Project Management, Engineering, supply chain or related field
  • Experience in Purchasing and/or Project filed in a supplier/customer relationship is seen as a strong advantage
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Positive attitude, service minded and target oriented approach
  • Team player acting with integrity and trust based collaboration
  • Appreciate feedback and seek for continuous improvement
  • Multicultural experience is an asset
GTP strives to be a multicultural and global organization. We welcome applicants which can even further increase our diversity.
A stimulating work environment, recognition at work, professional growth, motivation, management, pride, fun ... The Volvo Group has again been awarded the HappyTrainees label in 2019!
90% of young people recommend the Volvo group for an internship, an apprentice contract or a VIE, and we are particularly proud of this!
And 95% of graduation success reinforces our motivation to welcome you.
If you want to be part of our Happy Trainees, apply!

Nous connaître

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 and Volvo Penta. We aim at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people.

Volvo Group Purchasing has 125 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend and 2,550 suppliers in serial production. Only for the truck business, 2 billion truck parts were delivered to 40 plants around the world. By scouting and working with high performing suppliers, we deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and sustainable sourcing to the purchasing processes.

When you join Volvo Group Purchasing, you will become part of a global network with more than 1,300 professionals in 50 different sites across 25 countries. We offer unique opportunities for you to connect with people across functions, and we are passionate to accelerate your career through competence development.

Faisons connaissance

process de recrutement


Une confirmation vous sera envoyée par e-mail dès que vous aurez soumis votre candidature. Par la suite, vous pourrez toujours mettre à jour votre profil personnel.


Si vous êtes sélectionné(e) pour un entretien, vous serez informé(e) des étapes suivantes du processus : deuxième entretien, tests de personnalité et d’aptitude et prise de références


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Lors de votre arrivée au sein de l’entreprise, vous suivrez un processus d’intégration qui vous aidera à rapidement faire partie intégrante de l'équipe et à commencer votre mission dans les meilleures conditions possibles.


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