A flexible person with a can-do attitude who sees opportunities where others see risks;
Ability to be open minded, to encourage collaboration and to add value with a continuous improvement mindset.
Manage His/Her portfolio and in close cooperation with other functions: drive product quality improvements and technical rationalization with supplier involvement;
Forecast and manage cost evolution for scope of responsibility;
Monitor supplier capacity to secure plant deliveries and in close cooperation with SQ&D and manufacturing logistics team drive resolutions for eventual disturbances;
Manage tooling inventory including repair & replace of tools and follow up supplier owned tooling;
Monitor supplier performance (QDCFTSRR), act upon and escalate deviations if needed;
Perform sourcing activities in project phase such as: drive the supplier selection process in Projects, secure that supplier selection complies to the Project Targets/Budget (Sourcing deadline, tooling/SIPD cost…) as well as securing that supplier selection is aligned with the Segment strategy/Segment Business Plan;
Ensure that the supplier is prepared for production, including capacity and all needed system updates (Parma codes, EDI connection…);
Execute agreements with suppliers during production and after production for Revenue segments;
Contribute to segment strategies at global level of GTP organization as well as Synergies with other Volvo group Companies;
Seek for cost improvement opportunities and sustainability related initiatives, always looking for the best added value for the customer;
Manage and negotiate product/processes changes during production phase, and after production phase for Revenue segments;
Perform daily purchasing activities related to production orders, logistics and financial flows to the suppliers.