NEVS, Trollhättan

Shape mobility for a more sustainable future!

NEVS is creating a strong foundation of skills for new technologies and innovations. We have a committed passion to create and deliver iconic and desirable global products and services. By challenging conventions, we design premium electric vehicles and mobility experiences that are simple, engaging and distinctive, but that also shape a brighter, cleaner future for all.

We are now looking for Strategic Buyers



The Purchasing department is responsible for all commercial businesses regarding direct and indirect material and services. The purchasing team is rapidly growing and contains of approx. 25 persons located in Trollhättan. The team is operating in a well-defined global purchasing process based on team work between Buyers, SQE´s and Business Developers.


As a Strategic Buyer you will be:

  • Responsible for Supplier selections within own area of responsibility
  • Establish, negotiate and maintain purchase contracts
  • Resolve supplier payment issues, critical capacity issues
  • Manage commercial supplier launch issues
  • Manage tool moves process, incl. coordination cross-functional
  • Monitor supplier performance
  • Purchasing responsible in Change Management process
  • Responsible for Key Performance Indicator (KPI) within own area of responsibility


Qualifications - We are looking for someone who has;

  • Technical, Economic or Legal University degree or equivalent experience,
  • Extensive experience in advanced purchasing activities in industry,
  • Relevant experience in the automotive industry,
  • Knowledge and experience of the Chinese supplier base is a valuable advantage,
  • Senior experience to negotiating major business contracts,
  • Driver license B.

You master English and Swedish, both spoken and written.


To be successful in this role you need to;

  • Be professional and commercial in your profession,
  • Be a humble and results-oriented winner,
  • Have the ability to work cross functional within purchasing and supply chain,
  • Be easy to work with for both internal and external "partners",
  • Work to establish mutually profitable business relationships (win-win)
  • Have the possibility to travel

For this position, personal character is a significant factor!


We have a Lean organization which gives you the opportunity to influence both the organization and the product. To be a part of NEVS means, challenge the market, the technology and your own perception. We put a great importance to our employees' development, and in that perspective your main area will evolve together with you.

Finally, the connectivity era of autonomous vehicles has just began, and we offer you a possibility to be part of future development. Do you want to join that team, you are more than welcome to apply for employment with us!


NEVS is a member of the Engineering Industries and covered by current collective bargaining agreement signed by Unionen / Sveriges Ingenjörer / Ledarna.

Selection work and interviews will be ongoing continuously during the application period, so please send your application as soon as possible!


Prior to our recruitment process NEVS has taken a position on recruitment and marketing channels. We therefore decline decidedly, any contact from media sales, recruitment sites or similar companies.


Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Immediately
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 6
Working hours Monthly
City Trollhättan
County Västra Götalands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2019/102
  • Anna-Lena - Björkenstam Purchasing Director , phone 073-9666300
Published 13.Sep.2019
Last application date 13.Oct.2019 11:59 PM CEST

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