Let's create the future together.
At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?
At Procurement, you are part of a global team with the mission to develop and maintain a world-class supplier base. Ensuring the supply of materials and services - at the right cost, quality and technology - is essential for the success of Volvo Car Group. Ultimately, it's all about cooperating with people inside and outside the company to create a superior experience for the people who buy and drive a Volvo.
Indirect Purchasing (IDP) has a clear vision and strategy of how to become a highly performing procurement organization, therefore IDP has a Global Procurement Analytics Team based in Gothenburg. This dynamic group is responsible for ensuring procurement excellence by securing sourcing deliverables and quality excellence in all reporting and data transparency as well as providing project management support for key sourcing’s within IDP. We are now looking for a Sourcing Analyst to join our engaged and collaborative group of six colleagues with various backgrounds and expertise.
What you’ll do
You will support the work stream leaders (buyers, section leaders, etc.) in managing their key sourcing projects. The person will support the leaders buy providing them with secure facts and analytics that will enable them to complete sourcing projects.
The main tasks and key deliverables includes – but are not limited to - supply market analytics, detailed spend category analytics, category profiling, RFQ analytics, negotiation strategy preparation, and cost modeling.
Do you fit the profile?
We believe you have a commercial or technical BSc degree (at least) and two years of relevant work experience, preferably from purchasing/procurement. You have strong analytical and problem solving skills, and also the ability to handle many issues/projects in parallel. Advanced knowledge and skills in Excel is a necessity since this is the main tool we use. Project management skills; milestone & gateways is considered an advantage
As a person you are driven, with the ability to challenge the “status quo” in the organization. You are enthusiastic and energetic with a modern and quality-focused mindset. You are of course fluent in English (written and spoken) with great communicative and collaborative skills in general.
What’s in it for you?
We are constantly improving our ways of working and you will be part of the team development. You will also broaden your network of business contacts within procurement and other functions within Volvo Cars. The role is dynamic and cross functional with a global perspective and will provide you with a unique insight and learning opportunity to a highly professional procurement organization. For the right person; your own ambition is the only limit.
How to learn more and apply
If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Micaela Petersson (firstname.lastname@example.org). For questions about the recruitment process, please contact Andreas Antefelt (email@example.com). Please apply by register your application (CV & cover letter in English) as soon as possible but no later than March 31st.
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. #LI-Volvo