Solution leader manufacturing for Volvo Penta

Are you our new colleague?
At Volvo Group IT we are looking for a curious and creative person who wants to join our team and drive the future IT solutions for Volvo Penta within the manufacturing area. We are a global team of 40 individuals with passion to drive improvements and create our future industry. We are looking forward to meet you!
Who are we?
Within the Volvo Group we have a culture of high performance created through employee engagement. We value: Customer Success, Trust, Passion, Change and Performance. In our team we have an open and honest environment we support each other but we also expect our colleagues to deliver what has been promised. In our global team we actively cooperate with various stakeholders and navigate in a multi-cultural environment. We are focused on quality and work with targets and objectives to reach not only our own goals but the Volvo Group vision. However, we find time regardless our workload to enjoy ourselves a nice cup of coffee, some “fika” and each others company. Our workplace are new and modern with an inspiring atmosphere where we can accomplish great things!
What will you work with?
As the Solution Leader, you will drive the dialog with the Volvo Penta business regarding the exciting future development of IT solutions, as well as the stability of the implemented solutions supporting the manufacturing area.
To understand the business opportunities and concerns, you will in this role also visit and interact with organizations within your domain area including plant visits. As the Solution Leader you will actively participate in projects for implementing new solutions or improve existing ones – all to support the Volvo Penta manufacturing.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with the ability to pick up improvement areas and together with stakeholders on the IT and business side define and drive initiatives to implement solutions. We believe you share our values which reflects in your daily work and in your leadership. If you on top of this have knowledge about manufacturing applications and are used to collaborate with external partners we think you are a great match.
To be successful in this role we believe you have relevant university degree and leadership experience. We believe you have knowledge in manufacturing and industry. You have managed vendor relations and have excellent communication skills. If you are familiar with Volvo Penta or working with IT delivery in other companies this is a bonus. We also think that if you have experience from the supply chain domain this is beneficial for this role.
This position will be located in Sweden. The Swedish operation of Volvo Penta is mainly based in Gothenburg, but we also have a factory in Vara. This means that you can be located in either Gothenburg or Vara, but Skövde (with regular visits to Vara) is also an option
What we can offer
You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop you both professionally and personally. You will be a key player when we now take the next step in the journey to align the Penta deliveries with new ways of working. You will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders on the IT side as well as the Penta business side, delivering cutting edge services in line with the Volvo Group Strategy.
Business Areas & Group Functions Solutions is a global unit within Group IT. The mission of the unit is to ensure that the Volvo Group's IT solutions and IT projects within the Group Functions and the Business Areas are managed in an optimal way.
In this role you will belong to the unit Solution Center Penta and more specifically the department ERP and Supply Chain which is supporting Penta and is responsible to drive runtime and onetime deliveries according to the global solutions agenda.
Volvo Group is a global company with business located all over the world. A lot of skills are needed in our company and we welcome a diverse mix of applications. We are actively working to establish diverse teams, and we value each other’s differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender, nationality etc. We look forward to receive your application.
The position may be filled before last application date so we want your application as soon as possible.
For further information please contact:
Senior Delivery Manager ERP & Supply Chain, Johan Lindfjord, phone +46 73 9028347
HR Business Partner, Maria Bernhardsson, phone +46 76 5536521
Union representatives:
Akademikerna – Therese Koggdal, +46 470 387855
Unionen - Jonas Ljungdahl, +46 31 3224985

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 IT manages the Group’s overall IT strategies and plans and has the end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery, support of IT solution and services for the Volvo Group.

We are more than 6000 people based in 36 countries working in a completely global organization. We are a team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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