Volvo Group Director, GTP Controlling Production and Service material Cost in Göteborg, Sweden

The Purchasing Controlling department (within Group Trucks Purchasing function) assures high quality data to help the Purchasing organization take the right decisions to achieve company strategic objectives. Controllers are taking a proactive approach by challenging Purchasing with qualitative performance analysis to point out areas which need to be improved.

Bought materials represent 70% of truck standard cost of production. Monitoring this spend is crucial to secure group cost strategic objectives target.


  • As Director, GTP Controlling Production and Service material Cost, you will lead a global team of controllers and functional leaders in charge of material variances and other purchasing material cost performance indicators. You will also the finance business partner for the Volvo Trucks brands handling monthly performance reviews and estimates communication

  • Lead the continuous development of material cost related performance indicators and material price variances from start of production to product end of life

  • Secure and further develop high competence level of the team to achieve department target image in term of deliveries and contribution

  • Drive and foster a holistic, bottom line mindset

  • Drive and develop cross-functional collaboration with other line organizations involved in material cost tracking process

  • Active member of the Controlling management team

You will report to the SVP, GTP Controlling.


  • Leadership skills : Communication, building effective teams, drive for results among others

  • Capacity to build international and cross-functional network to the benefit of the position mission

  • Capacity to use English as working languages (written and oral)

Background and Experience:

  • 5 years minimum on a similar business control position in an international environment

  • Successful Leading people previous experience

  • Master degree in Finance/Business control or successful past experiences in business control area


Flexible Europe, prefered in Gothenburg

For more information please contact:

Carl Gunnar Carlsson, SVP GTP Controlling, +46 31 3235389

Anna Larsson , HRBP, +46 31 3235767

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta. We aim at being the most admired employer in the industry by attracting and engaging the best people.

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.

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