VIE- Innovation Development Coordinator H/F
The VIE, International Voluntary Abroad, is a French international corporate placement programme for young professionals between the age of 18 and 28 who are European Union nationals. For these reasons, we thank you in advance to mention these items on your CV. For more detailed information about the eligibility conditions to this programme, we invite you to go to Business France website: www.civiweb.com
Have you ever wondered what transport on Mars would look like? Do future transportation solutions excite you? Are you curious, creative and inspirational? If you thrive on coordinating change through collaborative cross functional teams with individuals who are proud of our products and customer success: Stop and press the apply button! At Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing – Innovative Purchasing we have the passion for innovation and we are seeking you to join our new team.
Innovative Purchasing is a function within Group Trucks Purchasing (GTP). Our responsibilities can be categorized as follows:
- Scouting innovation and new technologies.
- Researching industry business intelligence.
- Being the purchasing interface within early phase project management.
- Leading sustainability initiatives within purchasing.
We are a team that strongly collaborates with our internal colleagues and external partners globally, every day.
GTP Innovative Purchasing is now seeking a Coordinator to join Innovation Development, the team responsible for scouting innovation and new technologies. Our team’s mission is to go beyond finding innovative ideas. It is to scout for the best solutions, vent and exploit them into our organization and product offerings. These innovations will contribute to The Volvo Group Mission, Vision, Aspirations and the continued success of our business.
Volvo Group Purchasing has 125 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend and 2,550 suppliers in serial production. Only for the truck business, 2 billion truck parts were delivered to 40 plants around the world. By scouting and working with high performing suppliers, we deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and sustainable sourcing to the purchasing processes.
When you join Volvo Group Purchasing, you will become part of a global network with more than 1,300 professionals in 50 different sites across 25 countries. We offer unique opportunities for you to connect with people across functions, and we are passionate to accelerate your career through competence development.