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Procurement Plant Team Manager

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?


Summary of the role:

  • As a key role of the procurement organization, who is located in Volvo Cars plants and acts as primary interface within procurement for the plants on all deviated issues from suppliers.
  • The PPT Manager, as a leader, shapes and develops the PPT team and collaborate with the plant customers.
  • The PPT organization works in close cooperation with Plant Stakeholders, Site SQM and R&D to minimize the impact to the customer.
  • The PPT manager reports to PPT senior manager or Director.


What you will do?

  • Support plant 1st analysis with certain contribution and competence.
  • Support and collaborate with IMQ to secure ERA and minimize impact to plant production.
  • Responsible for D1 to D8 T/A/Q report problem solving related to supplier process issues.
  • Daily use VSIM/VIRA/Power-B and other tools to manage supplier process related issues.
  • Support and collaborate with PPL/LL (procurement project leader/launch leader) to secure new project successfully launching in plants.
  • Responsible for initiating intensified plant activities (IPA)in plants for underperforming suppliers.
  • Support SSQM/Buyer organization for supplier systematic issues (SSI) and serious concern (SC)cases
  • and provide solid input.
  • Responsible to drive 3MIS High hurt field related issues caused by supplier processes.
  • Support for market warranty issues.
  • Use my data and competencies to identify potential gaps and improvements areas for suppliers.
  • Support constraint and SCC team in plants with my process knowledge and quality background.
  • Work with team to secure department KPI/OKR implementation.
  • Responsible for team development and support team.
  • Global alignment and collaboration.
  • Provide internal and external trainings in area of my competences.
  • I have knowledge of problem-solving methodology and I use it during my day-to-day work.


Why do you fit the profile?

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree.
  • Minimum 5 years automotive experience preferably within supplier quality or quality areas.
  • Minimum 3 years management experience.
  • Fluent in English (Written and Spoken).


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.

Daqing, CN, 163711

Job requisition ID:  69411

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