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Category Buyer - Metals i Göteborg

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It's not about cars. It's about 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.



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.
What’s in it for you?


Do you want to work with market-leading suppliers in a complex area, with components having a big impact on the final product? The metal team is now looking for new Category buyers.
The metal team is a part of the vehicle structure team with responsible for all components related to the Body of our products.
In this role, you will lead and support cross-functional sourcing projects including preparation, implementation, analysis, negotiation, supplier selection, and contract management.
You will support, develop and implement supplier strategies, and create and maintain commercial relationships with suppliers and stakeholders.

You enjoy working proactively with key stakeholders to understand your product/function, its market, delivery base, and potential innovation, to find ways to increase the value of Volvo Cars, including cost, quality, and sustainability.
The role performs market analysis, prioritization, and identification of optimal negotiation tactics as well as handling business in current production.
As a person, you need to dare to question the status quo or specific paths with stakeholders, suppliers, people; and work proactively to build a better understanding and work for common solutions. 

 Do you fit the profile?

 We believe you have a University degree in the relevant area and a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience preferably in purchasing/procurement.
You possess negotiation skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and also have the ability to handle many issues/projects in parallel. You are of course fluent in English (written and spoken) with great communication skills in general. 


On a personal level


To be successful in the role you need to have a business mindset, with high integrity and professionalism.
You are performance-driven with great communication and excellent cooperation skills.
You enjoy working co-operatively in teams as well as independently driving and completing tasks with a positive mindset.
How to learn more and apply


If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Team Manager
If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Maria Westermark Senior Recruiter at
The selection process will run contentiously, therefore it is important to register your application as soon as possible but not later than November 27th, 2022.


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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