VIE Buyer Vehicle CAB team (H/F)

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We now have an opening for a Project Buyer position within the CAB Team looking for people with a great business acumen that will help us drive our business forward and shape the future of the department.
The Project Buyer is the Purchasing interface toward the projects and suppliers on their segments during the entire project phase. They are responsible to secure that the project QDCFTSR* targets are met and maintained.
*QDCFTSR: Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management
Core Responsibilities
=> Develop the sourcing plan for the component according to cross functional component time plan.
=> Manage the following Sourcing activities in the project phase:◦To drive the supplier selection process in Projects
=> Secure that supplier selection complies with the Project Targets/Budget (Sourcing deadline, tooling/SIPD cost…)
=> Ensure deliverables from suppliers to fulfill APQP activities managed by the SQE.
=> Challenge, negotiate, and report changes after contract signature and ensure fulfillment of project targets.
=> Manage parts and orders in the project phase and ensure a timely part transfer in the system to the Commodity Buyer.
=> Ensure that the supplier is prepared for production including capacity and all needed system updates (Parma codes, EDI connection…) with Supplier Host support when needed.
=> Manage Project Performance Reviews with suppliers and stakeholders.
=> Provide input on Supplier Project Performance to the Commodity Buyer
Required knowledge/experience
Master of Science or Business Administration
=> Business acumen
=> Project Management
=> Purchasing and negotiation
=> Financial and Cost Management
=> Manufacturing & Supply chain
=> Motivated by change management and ability to drive change
=> Excellent spoken and written English
Are we a perfect match?
You will join a passionate team, creating business value in an open and multicultural, dynamic environment. We value team players, with energy and creativity, who are willing to drive change and strive for the best in order to deliver results.
Personal development is a priority for us so we will offer you a dynamic and interesting job where you can further grow and develop your skills.
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95% of young people recommend the Volvo group for an internship, an apprentice contract or a VIE, and we are particularly proud of this!
And 90% of graduation success reinforces our motivation to welcome you.

Over ons

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 Trucks Purchasing has 125 BSEK in purchasing annual spend and 2,550 suppliers in serial production. We deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers through scouting and working with high performing supply chain partners.
We support Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ through sustainability, business ethics and innovation. When you join Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing, you will become part of a global network with more than 1,400 professionals in 50 different sites across 25 countries. Joining us means working in a global context with people from diverse backgrounds and different nationalities while contributing to the core business and results of Volvo Group.
Diversity is important for us, we therefore put a lot of time and effort into creating an open and inclusive environment for all. We are extremely proud to say that we are almost as many females as men in our team. We are goal oriented and business focused people who believe that the best results are achieved while having fun and when we challenge each other. We offer unique opportunities where you can accelerate your career through competence development and connect with people who are truly passionate for purchasing. Join us and work where the action is!

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