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Buyer – Aluminum Casting Purchasing

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Website Volvo Group

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Position Description

We spend roughly 50% of our daily awake time with our colleagues. We call our team the aluminum casting purchasing family because we feel connected and spend so much quality time together! We are a diverse team with 6 different nationalities located in Lyon, France & in Gothenburg, Sweden working in close collaboration with our extended family of colleagues globally!

At Volvo we are going through a massive industry transformation with battery electric vehicles, hydrogen, fuel cell etc. Within the aluminum casting family we are anticipating a major contribution to be made in all the new and existing products development, and with this we are anticipating an increase of close to 3 times of aluminum as compared to today! When doing so, we are always thinking about our environment and how to reduce the amount of CO2 produced from cradle to grave of our parts.
Here is where you come into the picture.

You, our hopefully soon to be new member will be taking the lead in driving the aluminum casting business. You will be working in a truly global team and have a purchasing responsibility that will strengthen our family.

Do you want to be part of our aluminum casting purchasing family?

Who are you?

We believe you are an enthusiastic person with a strong willingness to learn. You are curious to find new solutions to problems and know what it takes to walk the extra mile. You have the ability to create strong relationships and work in close collaboration with colleagues and other stakeholders, both internally and externally. Besides, you like to handle a variety of things and are used to adapt yourself to changes as they occur.

The ticket to ride:

  • University degree in engineering or business
  • A few years of experience in purchasing
  • Experience working with commercial topics in a global environment.
  • Experience within automotive purchasing experience is considered an advantage
  • High level of negotiation skills and experience
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken

What we offer

  • Sure, we have all the basics in place like pension and insurance, wellness allowance and a competitive salary. Those are just a few of the reasons you choose us… You want to work with us because you will:
  • Be a part of a global and diverse team, with purchasing teammates in different continents.
  • Be a part of shaping the world into a more sustainable future.
  • Be a part of a fun working culture with high pace where it doesn’t get boring.
  • Have endless opportunities to grow within the Volvo Group in pursuing your future career dreams.
  • Sounds good? Well don’t wait, apply today and give us a call if you are curious to know more.

Chiranth AC, Manager Aluminum Purchasing, [email protected], +46 765535525
Jenny Lilliehöök, HR Business Partner, Group Trucks Purchasing, [email protected], +46 739 029057

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

About us

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Who we are and what we believe in

Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Purchasing
has 125 BSEK in purchasing annual spend and 2,550 supply chain partners 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. Joining us means working in a global context with 1,400 colleagues from diverse backgrounds and different nationalities across 25 countries while contributing to the core business and results of Volvo Group.

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Group Trucks Purchasing

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Västra Götaland



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Travel Required (maximum)

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Flexible locations


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