Senior Buyer of Electrical and Electronic and Software

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Senior Buyer of Electrical and Electronic and Software

Polestar is the new electric performance brand of Volvo Cars. Here at Polestar, the product is at the center of everything we do and we are obsessed with refining everything, whether it be a chassis component, a carbon fiber solution or typography. Everything at Polestar is created with this same uncompromising attention to detail. Now, we’re looking for the next star in a Senior Buyer of Electrical and Electronic and Software. In the role as Buyer you will collaborate with group platforms and develop the supplier base to meet cost, quality and on time delivery, and develop new suppliers to meet project objectives. Is this your next chapter? Apply today!

About the role

Polestar deliver cars in various European countries.

You get:

  • A position in an international organization

  • The possibility to work with an exciting and innovative product

  • The possibility to become an important part of the Polestar-movement.

As consultant at Academic Work you are offered a great opportunity to grow as a professional, extend your network and establish valuable contacts for the future. Read more about our offer.

Job duties

  • Collaborate with group platforms and develop the supplier base to meet cost, quality and on time delivery, and develop new suppliers to meet project objectives

  • Strive for cost savings opportunities and global purchasing KPIs in line with company KPIs

  • Develop global sourcing strategy for dedicated commodities and maximize the localization in China

  • Collaborate with project team and ensure procurement deliveries according to project requirements

  • Design, optimization and adaptations of the sourcing process based on the current performance, stakeholder needs and overall business objective

  • Collaborate with group company purchasing team, team up cross functions and align strategical action plans

  • Proactively drive Polestar to reach Quality, Cost and Delivery demands in respective projects and lessons learned

We are looking for

  • Proven experience in a similar purchasing position within the automotive bransch. Previous experience of working with Volvo Cars/other Geely companies or Volvo AB is a strong advantage.

  • Thorough understanding of the procurement process and strategic sourcing.

  • BSc (or higher) in Economics or Technical discipline from a university degree or equivalent institution

  • Experience of working in multi-cultural and cross-functional teams

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • English language fluently is mandatory

  • Multi-language is a plus

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office packages; working knowledge of Volvo SRM software and/or Workdays is a strong advantage.

  • Preferred strong knowledge of vehicle components of EE&SW (Electrical and Electronic

As a person you have:

  • An ability to drive and complete tasks independently, task oriented and high driving spirit

  • A smart and nimble mind-set, with efficient working performance

  • A positive and passionate, nothing is impossible mind-set, good team player

Other information

  • Start: Immediate

  • Work extent: Full time, Long term

  • Location: Torslanda, Göteborg

  • Salary: Hourly monthly salary (Timbaserad månadslön)

  • Contact information: This recruitment process is conducted by Academic Work. It is a request from Polestar that all questions regarding the position is handled by Academic Work.

Our selection process is continuous and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the screening or interview phase.

Client information

Polestar is defined by an ambition to be one of the foremost challenges in international performance cars and to develop the strengths of Volvo cars' basic construction. They are an electric performance car brand, determined to improve the society we live in. The focus is on uncompromised design and technology where passion and emotion drive them, while electricity and innovation drive their cars. Working with performance cars means achieving perfection in every detail, never leaving room for failure. On the other hand, success is also about rapid and continuous development, never resting, continuing to look for the optimal solutions in all aspects.

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Senior Buyer of Electrical and Electronic and Software

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