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Senior Buyer, Logistics/高级采购工程师,物流

Problem solvers welcome (Manufacturing, logistics)​

When you contribute to creating a Volvo car, you support advancing our mission of making life safer, simpler and more sustainable. Now, we’re on the lookout for production workers who want to be a part of a larger purpose and make a real difference in the automotive industry. So if you’re good at solving problems and like to work in a structured and focused way, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to join our diverse team. 


What you’ll do

• Carry out indirect sourcing activities of assigned logistics commodities and services for China region.
• Collect PR and process PR to PO in a timely manner. Track PO acknowledgement, and ensure supplier delivery on time. Lead commodity RFQ or bidding projects.
• Sourcing potential suppliers and initiate potential supplier shortlist for assessment and qualification.
• Develop supplier base and monitor supplier’s performance and encourage supplier to keep up with continuous improvement on cost, quality, delivery and service.
• Achieve all performance metrics for assigned suppliers and commodities.
• Ensure that project goals, schedules and performance requirements are achieved.
• Secure most favourable supplier contracts and agreements to meet the dynamic needs of the business.
• Analysis and controlling of contractual agreements to prepare renegotiations/subsequent negotiations, initiate appropriate measures and guarantee supplies.
• Manage ongoing supplier cost, quality, delivery, technology alignment, and service.
• Maintain detailed understanding of supplier capabilities, industry trends and market conditions.
• Supplier management to gain the best suppliers and guarantee an optimum supply chain.
• Ensure company and regulatory policy compliance.
• To maintain Volvo commercial database to meet business development requirements.
• Other jobs assigned by manager.


What you’ll bring

• Bachelor degree or above, major in logistics or business management.
• At least 5 years’ logistics service sourcing experience. Automotive industry experience is preferred.
• Good communication skill in Chinese and English.
• Well-known the business suppliers of service area locally and globally.
• Strong negotiation skills with supplier, coordination & organization capability with cross functions.

• Proactive communication skills with a positive attitude, integrity and professionalism.
• Focus on quality and interest of improvement of daily business work methods.
• Ability to work proactively, independently and from time to time on travelling basis.
• Sense of responsibility, strong personality and high skill of teamwork as well as work under pressure.
• Good skill of MS office software, basic operation of SAP.
• Familiar with cost analysis tools and good negotiation skills.
• Capability to organize and lead purchasing activity with cross function team.
• With good communication skills & teamwork.


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Volvo Cars - Driving change together​

Volvo Cars’ success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with around 43,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your skills and aspirations, allowing you to reach your fullest potential.​  

By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, with 50 per cent being electric cars and sold directly to customers mainly through digital channels. Join us on this exciting journey as we pioneer the driving and electrification technologies of the future.​

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Shanghai, CN, 201807

Job requisition ID:  70464

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