Peter Falkenberg

  • Projektledare
  • Förhandlingsledare
  • Inköpsspecialist


I have 20 years experience in International Strategic Sourcing, mainly within Indirect Sourcing.
I have strong communication and relationship building skills with both suppliers and internal stakeholders. I am very business oriented and always trying to find new opportunities in all business relations. Furthermore I am very dedicated, driven and perform especially well in central team positions. I see myself in a role where I can contribute to the company and its development within my areas of expertise, but also in other areas where my experience can be valuable.


I am a very dedicated, business-minded and social person with a positive outlook on life and find it easy to create networks. I have excellent analytical properties and it is often easy for me to get a bigger perspective on the larger goals, both technical and organizational.
I am purposeful and structured and find it easy to express myself both in speech and writing in both Swedish and the English language.

Konsultens CV

  • CEVT (China Euro Vehicle Technology)

    2018 -

    Senior Buyer / Project Manager

    My present assignment is to strengthen and develop the supplier-base withing Consultants on Site (CoS). The development is based on setting new stronger Agreements, new Business rules and reducing the amount of suppliers from app. 130 to 35 in steps. Everything to meet a very challenging savings-target of 20% in the commodity. I am also mentoring the Purchasing team in daily tasks and short- / long-term strategic issues.
    I am also responsible for buying Consultants and Work packages for major parts of the organisation.
    During my time at CEVT I have strongly contributed to a closer cooperation with the complete organisation for the purchasing team.

  • Volvo Cars

    2017 - 18

    Senior Project Manager

    My assignment was to create a Volvo Cars three years IT Purchasing strategy for the consultancy area. The project team was cross functional and contained management members from Indirect Purchasing, Volvo Cars Global IT and Volvo Cars Consultant Management team. The strategy was done in close cooperation with the responsible buyer for IT consultants.

    I was also a Work stream lead for the implementation of Ariba Caltalogs & Network. Cataloges from all major indirect product suppliers where implemented into the internal SAP system.

  • Volvo Cars

    2016 - 17

    Senior Project Manager

    I was responsible for the Purchasing Work Stream in a Volvo Cars strategic large in-sourcing project for the area Consultant on Site (CoS). The yearly spend was close to 2,5 BSEK.
    The project was to phase out 2 previous Service providers handling Volvo Cars consultant requirements and in-source all processes and implement the support system Fieldglass.
    We developed and negotiated a new Frame Agreement for all 300 CoS suppliers. This with only a few minor deviations.
    We also developed Volvo Cars Business Rules for all involved both internal and external.

  • Volvo Group

    2016 - 16

    Strategic Category Manager

    My assignment at Volvo Group was to develop and lead global strategic sourcing projects to develop the organizational skills in:
    - Strategic sourcing
    - Supply market analytics
    - Spend analytics
    - Category profiling
    - Supplier assessments
    - Etc.
    To manage cross functional teams and ensure a strong key stakeholder process is in place and enabling a strong integration with the global regions and communication links from the Volvo Group purchasing team out to all factories.
    All resulting in new global sourcing strategies for main segments of purchased material at Volvo Group.


  • - Roller

    Coach, Facilitator, Förändringsledare, Huvudprojektledare, Inköpschef, Interimschef, Delprojektledare, Upphandlare


  • 2012 - 2015

    Senior Sourcing Manager, Santa Maria (Part of Paulig Group)

  • 2009 - 2012

    Senior Sourcing Manager, Santa Maria

  • 2007 - 2009

    European Aftermarket Commodity Manager, Volvo Cars

  • 2004 - 2007

    Senior Buyer, Volvo Cars

  • 2000 - 2004

    Senior Buyer, Volvo Cars

  • 1998 - 2000

    Supply Demand Manager, Volvo Cars

  • 1994 - 1998

    Production Planning / Customer Order Handling, Volvo Cars

  • 1991 - 1994

    Master Planning Schedule (MPS) Manager, Volvo Cars


  • 1985 - 90

    Bachelor degree in Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg

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