First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
Peter Jordansson is joining Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE
) as the new senior vice president of purchasing & supplier management.
Effective October 1, Jordansson will take up the position on the Executive Management Team (EMT), reporting to Volvo CE president Melker Jernberg. He will be based at Volvo CE’s Gothenburg headquarters.
With more than 20 years of experience in logistics and transport, Jordansson has worked with some of the biggest names in Sweden including Volvo Group, Scania and most recently steel company SSAB.
The new role marks a return to Volvo CE for Jordansson after he previously held a management position at the company. In his new position as SVP, he will promote the needs of the supply chain in the company’s strategic discussions.
Volvo CE president Melker Jernberg commented: “Peter has had strong track records of managing the full supply chain in different industries, from operational level to strategic level. The supply chain is a critical part of our overall business and we see a need for the Purchasing function to get more focus by being directly represented in Volvo CE's strategic discussions.”
Jordansson's first logistics position was in 1994, at AQ Segerström & Svensson – a company based in the same town as Volvo CE’s manufacturing facilities in Eskilstuna. In 2003 he joined Scania as production planning manager, and later manager of logistics for Scania’s engine assembly facility in Södertälje. He then spent two years working for Volvo CE as manager logistics at the Arvika facility, before re-joining Scania as purchasing director at the company’s Buses & Coaches division.
Prior to joining Volvo CE, Jordansson's most recent roles have been at SSAB, where he has been leading its supply chain and purchasing and sourcing development.