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Category Buyer - Battery Hardware i Göteborg

The best place to work in the Global Automotive Industry. Join us on this exciting journey into the future, we want to hear from you!

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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.


Nothing beats being part of positive change. We’re on a truly exciting journey, working together in a fast-paced global environment to break new ground in almost every aspect of our operations. Right now, we have exciting job openings for you in Energy Systems Procurement team.
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 Cars. 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?
Volvo Cars offers an electric and fulfilling work environment with additional focuses on work/life balance and open feedback. The supportive culture you would join values creativity and curiosity to drive our team through new initiatives and challenges in an ever changing global environment. Positivity and experience in a Category Buyer role are desired to strengthen a team that we are all proud to be a part of.


What you’ll do
Our team’s main areas are Battery Structural Hardware and Battery raw materials. In this role, you will be managing products in the Battery HW portfolio in the development, sourcing, industrialization and running production phase. You will be working in a global cross-functional team with other buyers, engineering, manufacturing, logistics and others, to find ways to increase value for Volvo Cars by focusing on quality, cost and sustainability which is one of our top priorities.  


By leading negotiations and building relationships with an international supplier base, you will be responsible for continuous improvement of the overall performance and competitiveness in the value chain. You will also be handling order management and capacity assurance. 
You and your skills
In order to succeed in this role we believe that you:
•    Have a Business or Technical University degree (or equivalent).
•    Are very skilled in negotiations.
•    Are an excellent communicator. 
•    Are creative and motivated to find new solutions and opportunities.
•    Dare to challenge status quo, suppliers and our stakeholders.
•    Can handle parallel projects and see the whole picture of a business case.
•    Are excellent in building relations both internally and externally.
•    Are a strong team player, you’re honest and work actively with self-development.
•    You have experience from Commercial and/or Engineering work. 
•    Experience from working with Electrification is meritorious.


On a personal note, we believe that you are a person who is commercial and result driven. You have a strong business acumen and like challenges where you get to set and reach goals. You have high integrity in your work, where prioritizing is an important part for you as is delivering on time.   


The automotive industry and Electrification is changing rapidly, and the competitive environment and our company’s strategy might change fast. Therefore, we are not only valuing your previous experience and competencies but also your personality and your passion to develop and embrace unknown future challenges. We believe that the perfect candidate for this role has positive and energetic mindset- everything is possible!


How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position, please contact Battery team Manager Ghader Heravi at If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Emina Dedeic at We want your application latest November 28th, but selection will be running continuously. Please note due to GDPR we only accept application 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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