Volvo GTO in Köping - Project Manager Operations

Group Trucks Operations is the truck industrial entity within the Volvo Group responsible for Global Truck manufacturing, including Cab & Vehicle Assembly, Engine Production, Logistics Services, Parts Distribution and Remanufacturing. Group Trucks Operations manufacture advanced products for the world class brands of the Volvo Group and work with energy, passion and respect for the individual. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity to an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, where continuous development and productivity improvement is driven through Volvo Production System. Together, Group Trucks Operations represent almost 35,000 employees at 70 larger or smaller units on 6 continents.
We are one of the best transmission factories in the world and we produce some of the best transmissions on the market. The production plant in Köping is the transmission center within the Volvo Group Trucks Operations, Powertrain Production. Our site is the “Center of Excellence” within the area of transmission solutions and today we are 1650 employees. We are now looking for our next future Project Manager Operations within our Product & Project Office department. The department is part of our Industrial Engineering unit that has not only a strong future focus on our factory and the industrialization of new products, but also provides technical support against our operations. We are looking for an outstanding leader, a project manager, who is eager to develop and that really wants to win the world championships together with our team.
As a Project Manager Operations:
  • You will play an important role in our product industrialization projects within Volvo Group Trucks Operations and within Volvo Groups global environment
  • Your mission will be to lead the industrialization of projects for both conventional transmissions and electro mobility solutions to the Volvo brands
  • You will lead a team of professionals within our Industrial Engineering organization towards project targets. Delivering on the right time, to the right cost and with world class quality
  • Taking on this position, you will play an important part in taking our Industrial Engineering team to the next level as we focus on improving our project management methods and ways of working within the Product & Project Office department
Within Volvo GTO in Köping, team spirit and collaboration is essential for success. We believe strongly that team play comes with the journey of working proactively with our long-term determination in industrializing future technologies whilst standing shoulder to shoulder in facing our daily operations pulse. Within our journey we enjoy having great fun together and we build a culture for customer success, trust, passion, change and performance.
Who are you?
As a suitable candidate, you should be inspired and motivated of what is described above. You will be the front-runner in your product industrialization projects and it is important that you can find alignment with top-level objectives. As a person, you need clear customer focus and business understanding. An ability of strategic thinking, as well as, a strong sense of urgency and high responsiveness is essential. Other qualities that we value are a structured way of working, a quality mindset, communication and presentation skills, an analytical capacity and faced based approach.
Qualifications and background to your favor:
  • We are looking for a dedicated Project Manager and are interested in both senior candidates with a solid experience and more junior candidates
  • As a cornerstone in your professional background you hold a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • You have a documented background within the field of project management, and this strengthened by a project management certificate is seen as beneficial. Equally qualifying is experience from the manufacturing industry
  • You communicate with ease in both Swedish and English, spoken and written
Does this sound interesting?
For more information please contact recruiting department manager Johan Aleberg, +46 72 8624622 or HR Business Partner Emelie Skälhammar, +46221 414505.
Selection of candidates will occur during the recruitment time, so do not wait with your application. We hope you feel strongly motivated for this job, we look forward to receive your application as soon as possible but no later than 30:th of November. Recruitment selection will be in progress during the recruitment time, so do not wait to send in you application. Welcome aboard!

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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