Purchasing Digital/IT

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Purchasing Digital/IT

We are now looking for a new buyer within our Digital/IT Purchasing team. A team that is dedicated to make a difference together with our colleagues at Polestar.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Do you want to join the team of Purchasing which together with our Digital colleagues will drive the digital transformation of dynamic, high tech Electric Vehicle (EV) company? Make the impossible possible!

This position will give you the opportunity to join a cutting edge EV company and change the future of e-mobility by stretching the boundaries of what is thought possible in the present within digital solutions.


What you’ll do

Your main responsibilities in this role will be to lead the end to end Polestar Digital / IT products and services sourcing and implementation. It will be within your scope to create and manage the right partnerships internally and with suppliers

Further on you will:

  • Perform procurement according to strategies that you have defined together with Digital.
  • Drive sustainability in the supply chain together with the sustainability team.
  • Solve problems involving the relevant cross-functional experts to take the right actions based on insights.
  • Review purchase requisitions and identify and select contract/suppliers in accordance with defined strategies and agreements.
  • Advise stakeholders on procurement issues, providing support and guidance at all stages of the procurement cycle as well as on modifications in requests. As well, improve collaboration with stakeholders and together towards common goals.
  • Track supplier performance through regular and automated tracking of the quality, cost project deliverables across the network
  • Define and take corrective actions to improve contracts compliance and continuously.
  • Perform necessary market analysis to support the sourcing activity.
  • Initiate and conduct supplier evaluations and supplier audits.
  • Take an active role in developing and supporting efficient standardized req-to-pay processes, as well as order handling and follow up.

Who you are

To be a great fit for this role we believe that you’re a service minded doer with a go-get-mindset. You have strong social abilities and can easily understand internal stakeholders needs. You are flexible and what’s most important to you is to find the best possible solution, you’ll adapt your way of working along the way. We also believe that you’re persevering with a positive mindset – You see possibilities even in the toughest challenges.

We at Polestar believe in the concept “hire for attitude and learn for skills”. But to be fair to you, it is good to understand that we have certain expectations on you:

  • Proven experience as buyer within the Digital/IT functions or similar purchasing position.
  • Knowhow regarding Software and license agreement, lease agreements for IT-Hardware and Digital Services.
  • Experience of doing global business.
  • Experience working in tech companies is an advantage.
  • Strong motivation and dedication to drive sustainability in the supply chain.
  • Data driven and able to generate insights based on data received from different tools
  • Accountable and empowered
  • Driving value creation opportunities (with business partners and suppliers)
  • Thorough understanding of the procurement process and strategic sourcing.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office packages; working knowledge of Volvo SRM software and/or Workdays is a strong advantage.
  • Experience working with Chinees supplier or/and Chinees colleagues is an advantage.
  • BSc (or higher) in Economics or Technical discipline from a university degree or equivalent institution.
  • Get motivated by working in a very dynamic work environment meeting new challenges
  • Proactive problem solver to extract most value from insights daily.

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication.

Polestar - the guiding star.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient and entertaining. In Polestar’s future, there is no room for shortcuts, excuses or compromises. We are all in, dedicated on our ambition. Guiding our industry forward through pure, progressive, performance.


Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...

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Come and help to build Polestar's critical digital products, platforms and services using the very latest technology.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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