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Senior Buyer – New technology

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PURCHASING DEPARTMENT is looking for a Senior Buyer – New technology Our employees describe Volvo Penta as a great place to work. We encourage people to take individual responsibility and offer exciting assignments in a highly innovative environment. We strongly believe that high performance comes from motivated employees, courage to think outside the box and having fun. We are both world leading and pioneers in our field. Right now, we want a buyer to join our New business and partnership development department within Purchasing. Currently our industry is developing in a higher pace than ever before, and we at Volvo Penta want to shape the future. In this position, you will get an important role to contribute and drive technology transformation. At Volvo Penta, the organization is small enough for you to get involved, and for you to make a difference. We believe in teamwork and having fun at work. Position description We are looking for a skilled buyer, who will be responsible for scouting and sourcing of suppliers for new and emerging technologies. You will work closely with product development colleagues in early phases of technology development. The role should secure that we have the best suppliers and partners included in the very early stage of development. The position also includes leading early phase projects within purchasing to support Volvo Penta in delivering new products and solutions. You will act as project manager to plan, coordinate and secure that relevant functions within purchasing perform their tasks. Responsibilities: Be responsible for supplier scouting and early phase sourcing Ensure purchasing early involvement in advanced engineering, technical development projects and innovations Drive development of new technology purchasing strategies and ensure implementation Negotiate and implement relevant contracts and development agreements Manage the supplier relationships and performance (quality, delivery, feature and cost) Perform competitor, market, and macro analysis Act as Project manager for purchasing in technology development and other cross functional projects Plan, control, and report purchasing activities Organize and drive follow-up meetings with stakeholders Important competences: Visionary mindset with a drive to develop and change Good flexibility with a can-do attitude Sourcing and early supplier scouting experience Experience of project management Comfortable in business development with suppliers Teamwork, network, and collaboration skills Excellent communication skills Genuine technology interest, ability to understand engineering vocabulary Good contract development skills Strong strategic thinking Volvo Penta Purchasing is a global organization. Together with colleagues in Asia, US and Sweden you will create the future for new technology and business. Volvo Penta is Innovative, profitable and World leader in our field, join us to continue that journey. For further information, please contact: Hiring Manager: Stefan Moeschlin +46 765 53 63 08 HR contact: Anna Thorén +46 765 53 53 53

Volvo Business Services AB


  • Antal platser: 1
  • Timmar per vecka: 32 - 40 timmar
Sista ansökningsdag: 2021-04-11
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