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Want to join us on our exciting journey?
Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.
What we offer
At Global Inbound Optimization you are part of a global supply team that makes sure that the cars we build meet the highest expectations from our customers. To make this happen, we secure that all incoming transportation is designed, established, optimised and executed, cost efficiently and with exact precision, to the entire Volvo Cars organisation. Are you service- and business minded? Do you share our passion about transportation flows and want to reach your personal goals together with other people? Global Inbound Optimization is the place for you to prosper.
What you will do:
At Volvo Cars, the Transport Planning and follow up team are planning and setting up transports according to forecast and capacity on all our incoming transports to our production sites and consolidation centres both as well as return flows of packaging to suppliers. Our purpose is to identify and drive improvements and development of cost, service, and lead-time on a tactical (short -mid-term) level. As a team member within this team you will improve, develop and implement the inbound transportation network as well as integrate new material part suppliers and carriers to create a reliable and efficient logistics network. This function adapts the chosen transport mode to line speed changes. We play an important role and has a critical impact to meet Volvo Cars’ budget for IBL costs. Therefore, we make sure that deviation related to transport planning and cost are followed up, and activities set to improve performance. Continuous improvements is a part of our daily business.
We drive X-functional investigations and analysis within SCM and with our different stakeholders on a tactical level. We are a key member to various project and RFQs and we work close to our procurement, plants, consolidations centres and carriers.
This position reports to the Senior Manager Global Inbound Optimization and you will have a Senior Logistics Engineer to support you in the daily operations.
You and your skills
We think you have a B.Sc. degree within Supply chain/Logistics or equivalent relevant working experience and fluency in English both spoken and written. If you have an operational background and/or experience in logistic processes, transportations or forwarding business, that knowledge is highly beneficial.
To succeed in this role, you have strong knowledge and experience in MS Excel and understand operational planning and resource allocation. You have strong communication skills as this role interacts with a variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally. You enjoy working in collaboration with different partners internally and outside the company. A global environment gives you additional drive and energizes you!
You have proven ability to be accurate and detail oriented because this will be needed in your daily tasks. As a person your strengths are knowing when to prioritize and at the same time work analytically and have a problem-solving manner. To conclude, you are team-oriented individual that has a holistic approach and you enjoy working with tasks where you use your communicative skills. You work with a positive and innovative mind-set that everything is possible.
How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position, please contact Frida St-Pierre, Senior Manager Global Inbound & Packaging Optimization, at . For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Maria Westermark at . We want your application at the latest February 26th, 2020. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.
Who are we?
Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them.
Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.
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