Plant Supplier Performance Management (SPM) (Gothenburg, SE)


  • Full Time

Let’s shape the future – Together

We’re building our business around people. We never start from a technological perspective and try to adapt to the human experience. We’ve set ourselves bold targets in innovating our sales and customer experience. Quite the opposite. Want to express yourself and shape the future of safe, personal, and sustainable mobility? Look no further. Join our team and work together to create the solutions of tomorrow.


What you’ll do


At Plant Supplier Performance Management (SPM) we are responsible for Volvo Cars suppliers base and supplier performance management. We ensure that suppliers deliver parts in the required quality and quantity and, on time. We are involved from pre-series to the end of production.


The Supplier Performance Management Engineer is responsible for solving all deviations from suppliers through the 8D process, both technical and logistical. During the running phase, we are involved in Quality deviations and are working closely with Plant Quality, Plant SCC, and site SPM. The Plant SPM team is playing an important role to secure Volvo's quality and actions together with the supplier.


What you’ll bring


In the role as a Plant Supplier Performance Management Engineer, you will get to be involved in all phases of the Volvo Cars supplier business, from project phases all the way to running production and aftermarket!

Your main responsibility will be to make secure supplier performance in running operations to continuously improve their Quality & Delivery running production, you will be an important contributor to their performance and development. This will be done in close collaboration together with our colleagues within the Global Category. You will also take lead for activities connected to escalated Quality and Delivery incidents.


To work in this role, you have a Technical University degree (or equivalent). To be effective in this role we believe that you have extensive experience in Quality or Engineering work. You have experience in Supplier Quality performance assurance or experience working with supplier quality assurance tools and processes (VSIM, PPAP, FMEA, 8D etc.). You are fluent in English, both written and spoken.


Experience is important, but personality is key! The mobility industry is changing rapidly, and the varied environment and our company’s strategy might change fast. Therefore, we are not only valuing your previous experience and competencies but also your personality and your desire to develop and embrace unknown future opportunities and business setups.


We believe that you are someone prestige less, courageous, and curious. You take ownership of your area of responsibility and are goal oriented. You enjoy collaborating with others, internally as well as externally, and just like us, you are a person who is honest, open, and supportive! Furthermore, you have high self-commitment and enjoy and promote pro-active work and mindset as well as understanding the importance of a sense of urgency for solving disturbances caused by our suppliers.



Want to know more? We hope so


We’d love to receive and review your application. If you want more information about the role and its responsibilities or simply learn a bit more about the team, please reach out to the hiring manager at or the recruiter at

We want your application by the latest March 18th, 2023. Please note that due to GDPR applications and CVs via email will not be accepted.




Volvo Cars – Driving change together


Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential.

For the right person, an inspiring, and creative workplace awaits. Did you know that every Volvo Cars employee worldwide has the right to our Family Bond, our new all-gender, paid parental leave policy? You’ll also enjoy a culture and benefits package that’s made us one of the world’s most awarded and progressive employers.

By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, 50% of which will be electric vehicles and sold directly to customers through digital channels. Join us on the journey of a lifetime as we create the driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.