Senior Purchasing Manager - Facilities - Volvo Car Corporation(Prd) - Chefsjobb i Göteborg
Senior Purchasing Manager - Facilities
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At Purchasing, 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.

IDP is globally responsible for purchasing of Facilities, Logistics, Machinery IT, Marketing etc. The unit is ultimately responsible for sourcing and footprint strategies, supplier relationships and supplier selections & performance.

Facility Procurement is responsible for all purchasing activities in the area of Facilities, including renovation and maintenance. The functions is working closely with our stakeholder, Facility Management. This includes supplier relationship, strategic work, sourcing as well as running tasks to secure day-to-day operations.

As Senior Purchasing Manager at Facility Procurement you will lead a team of totally 10 employees. The main focus in this position is to lead and coach the group in the day-to-day operations, as well as long-term development and improvements for the team. Thereby, you are a strong believer in team spirit and excellent cooperation. Your daily work will also consist of following main responsibilities:

* Develop, support and coach the team in the daily work as well as long-term development and improvements
* Develop both individual employees as well as the team
* Responsible for the performance and objective fulfilment in time for the team
* Overall responsibility for supplier base and strategy development
* Interface and manage supplier relationships
* Cooperation with internal as well as external contacts

Required qualifications:
* Commercial or technical university degree, or equivalent work experience
* At least 2 years of experience from a managerial position
* Experience from purchasing or similar
* Master the English and Swedish language, both spoken and written

Meritorious qualifications:
* Experience as manager/team lead in real estate and/or construction industry
* Experience within the automotive industry

To succeed in this role you will have to be visionary and inspire your team. You need to be self-propelled and driven, but at the same time team oriented with great leadership skills and thrive from seeing others grow and succeed. For you, deadlines are actually deadlines and you take pride in always delivering on time. Also, since you have a passion for change and improvement you need to be strategic, analytical and structured to meet business goals and customer needs.

Application and contact

Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below no later than 4th of March. If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Jonny Samuelsson at For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Sofia Bäckhed, Senior Recruiter at

About Volvo Car Group

The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and have the ability to carry it out. At Volvo Car Group, our vision is clear: "To be the world's most progressive and desired premium car brand" by simplifying people's lives. We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer satisfaction and to make this happen, we need talented people onboard. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to create the next generation Volvo cars in a global, dynamic and respectful environment. We will support you to reach your full potential. Join us on this exciting journey into the future.


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Sofia Bäckhed

Volvo Car Corporation(Prd)

Volvo Car Corporation(Prd)
VAK building, Assar Gabrielssons väg
41104 Gothenburg

VAK building, Assar Gabrielssons väg


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