We aim high. So do you.
At Volvo Cars, we have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.
What’s in it for you?
Do you want to work with market leading suppliers in a highly visible area, with components in the very forefront of industry technology?
We act in a world where constant connectivity and increasingly complex infotainment systems is more and more becoming a need for the customer.
To meet and exceed our customers’ expectations we must ensure the possibility of constant function growth in the vehicle.
We are now offering a unique opportunity for the right person to develop their skills and gain a broad professional network.
We, the Infotainment & Connectivity team, are looking for a Senior Category Buyer.
You will be part of a team with 10 buyers in Europe and 2 buyers in China. Infotainment and Connectivity is a part of Electrical purchasing with responsibility for Audio, Displays, Telematics and Connectivity – Your responsibility is two of the most complex commodities, the Head Unit and Telematics Hardware.
What you’ll do
As Senior Category Buyer Infotainment you are responsible for all sourcing related tasks of the head unit and telematics hardware.
Therefore we consider previous sourcing experience a merit.
As Senior Category Buyer you have responsibility to set, and deploy strategies for these commodities both on short and long term.
The strategies are created in the team and together with various stakeholders, an excellent team work and leadership as well as a great networking ability is key in this position to be successful.
Do you fit the profile?
You have a Commercial and/or Technical University degree with proven leadership skills and an interest in creating and developing teams.
In addition, you have experience from positions that involve negotiation, and supplier contact is a common task.
You possess a good understanding of setting supplier strategies.
We also believe that you have strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
Of course, you are Proficient in English, both spoken and written
If you also have experience from the car and purchasing industry, it is meritorious
Who are you?
The person we are looking for is someone that embrace and enjoy changes with a positive mind-set that everything is possible.
We aspire a company culture that inspires you to aim high.
You dare to try, embrace and learn from mistakes. You do your best and have fun doing it!
You are energetic and are truly motivated by finding and creating new solutions together with the cross-functional team.
How to learn more and apply
For questions regarding the position please contact Marcus Lindqvist, Senior Purchasing Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter Maria Westermark, email@example.com
We want your application January 18th 2019 at the latest.
Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.
Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.