Assignment description

In this role as a EDS Buyer you are part of the Electrical Procurement team, which is a global team with the mission to develop and maintain a world-class supplier base. Ensuring the supply of materials and services – at the right cost, quality and technology is essential for the success of the company. Ultimately, it’s all about cooperating with people inside and outside the company to create a superior experience for the people who buy and use their product.

At Software and Electronics they are now looking for a new member in the Procurement Electric Distribution System [EDS] Team, a developing and challenging area where you, together with a team located globally (Gothenburg, Charleston, Shanghai, and Prague), and other stakeholders such as R&D, Strategy & Business Owners, Manufacturing & Logistics, can shape the future and contribute to a personal, greener, and safer mobility.

Your work tasks:

  • You will be part of the EDS team and be responsible for defining and implementing the commodity business plan
  • Build/update strategies for the commodity by being involved in discussion with their main stakeholders (R&D, ME [Manufacturing Engineering], Logistics)
  • Drive the development of the commodity to support their strategic objectives
  • Lead sourcing projects to completion in collaboration with cross functional teams
  • Manage and develop the supplier base
  • Support other buyers in the segment in both internal and external stakeholder management
  • Actively contribute to the team development, by bringing improvement ideas


  • You are a strong team player who is honest and actively works with self-development
  • You are a person which is a true collaborator, courageous and who can manage complexity
  • You dare to challenge the status quo, suppliers, and our stakeholders
  • You like to do business, you demonstrate great communication skills and you love to work cross-functionally and multi-culturally
  • You have a can-do approach with a positive and open mindset, a high level of energy, and you are ready to tackle challenges with passion and purpose
  • You enjoy managing many parallel activities, you are structured, analytical and you have a target-oriented approach
  • You are excellent in building relations both internally and externally
  • You have a business or engineering degree
  • You are proficient in English, both spoken and written
  • Previous experience within procurement and/or automotive is meritorious

Most of all, you are willing to learn, try new things and have fun!

Note that this role requires travelling from time to time (mainly within Europe but sometime overseas as well).



Ort: Göteborg





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