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Everything we do starts with people.
Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.
What is in it for you?
Are you a skilled leader who loves to work with people, coach them in their development and help them grow? Direct Material Procurement Interior, responsible for all interior components.
is now looking for a Team Manager for our Seats, Occupant Safety & Surface Materials.
The team consists of 16 buyers and its responsibility covers strategic work, sourcing, as well as running tasks to secure day-to-day operations within some of the company’s most strategic areas.
Join us in our journey to disrupt the business.
You will be part of the Direct Material Procurement management team and report directly to the Senior Director for Procurement Interior.
What you’ll do
As a team manager, you will develop, support, and coach the team in the daily work to bring out the best of the team members and let them grow.
You will be in close cooperation with the Category Manager and the other global team leaders to secure the best global sourcing synergies and results.
Your main responsibilities will include:
- Developing and coaching both, the individual employees, as well as the team to ensure ownership for their area of responsibility and expected deliveries.
- Human Resource responsibility for the group such as recruitment, new employee introduction, competence development, and salary setting.
- Cooperation with internal, as well as external contacts.
Do you fit the profile?
We believe that you have experience from leading people, preferability experience from a managerial position for at least 4 years, as well as strong business acumen, drive, and ambition with great negotiation skills.
You have good communication skills in English and preferably experience in purchasing. Moreover, you have a commercial or technical university degree.
You are self-aware and thrive when leading through purpose. We want to see a strong desire to bring out the best in people. You are supporting an environment where diverse opinions count, where we collaborate cross-functionally to be early involved in the product development, make sure we launch flawless products, and continuously improve efficiency and quality in running
You are comfortable leading and inspiring even when things are not certain.
Who are you?
As a person, you are inspiring and have a purpose-based leadership with the mindset that everything is possible. You have a high interest in individual development with the ambition to develop the employees’ mindset and behavior. Furthermore, you have social strength and strive to improve cooperation with key stakeholders. We believe that you have analytical and strategic abilities with a strong achievement orientation.
You are an honest person with integrity and are a strong team player.
How to learn more and to apply
Does this sound like your next challenge?
Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below
We want your application on May 6th, 2022, but selection will be running continuously.
If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Senior Director, Bastian Thomas at email@example.com.
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior recruiter Maria Westermark at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note due to GDPR we only accept applications via our Recruitment Tool.
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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