Adaptation Buyer, Segment host
Do you enjoy working in an agile and challenging environment with high focus on the customer? Do you want to drive changes and bring innovations in a multicultural environment? Do you embrace continuous improvements and enjoy working in teams? Are you pro-active, service minded and target oriented? Do you want to be close to the final product and customer at the same time?
Well, then you should apply today. We at Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing are looking for a buyer in the Uptime& Adaptation (U&A) team to drive Adaptation parts projects and lead your segment, we need you!
What do we offer you?
Typically, on adaptation parts, the business model for high volume production does not fit with the business we operate. The challenge is then to structure your segment and operate the business in the way which is efficient for the time to market and in that way, bring high value and innovative solutions to the end customers!
Are you ready to take the ride and embrace the challenge?
Uptime, Adaptation and Synergies is a global organization within Group Trucks Purchasing (GTP) who support Service Parts Purchasing, Vehicle Adaptation Purchasing and aim at building strong purchasing synergies amongst the various Purchasing organizations of Volvo Group.
This is your mission
That means that you will secure delivery of the projects you will lead within more challenging planning than regular production vehicle project; scout and seek for the best suppliers plus bring creative and innovative solutions. You will have the challenge, source and create the ad hoc supplier base . You will also lead the negotiations and in order to secure the best QDCF-TSR performance and perform purchasing activities related to ordering, logistics and financial flows to the suppliers.
Your work will affect directly our customers satisfaction since through part of your scope you will have the chance to work on the flag-products of our truck brands: Limited truck editions and special vehicles.
The ticket to ride
We believe in the concept ‘Hire for attitude, train for skills’. Therefore, what’s most important to get the opportunity to join us on journey is that you have ability to motivate, engage and involve others with passion for innovation. Since the job is about customer success it is also important that you have business acumen, customer focus with a holistic view and ability to communicate with facts, to sell your vision and get desired support.
An important part of this job is to develop our organization, which is why strategic ability, service minded and target oriented approach plus integrity and trust based collaborations are your strengths.
We also believe that you have:
- Master degree in Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or related field
- 4 years’ experience of buyer experience, automotive is a plus
- Experience in project and sourcing management
- High effective written and verbal communication (English)
- Strong analytical skills
- Perseverance, energy and a drive to improve
- Extensive experience negotiating and interacting with suppliers
- Willingness to travel from occasionally to frequently based on ongoing activities
At GTP, we strive to be a multicultural and global organization. We welcome applicants which can even further increase our diversity.
Come join us, apply today and let’s do business together!
Did you know? For many years, as a “disability friendly” company, Renault Trucks SAS has been committed to including people with disabilities in our professional environment.
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