Manager Electrical & Test

What does “make a difference” mean to you? We think that you truly dare to make a difference and that you are passionate about inspiring and developing people. At Volvo Penta we are always looking for fresh ideas to be applied to the products we have on the market today and to the next generation products and solutions. Your drive, attitude and creative mindset will be key for success.
Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications. Being part of our team means being a part of a team of highly skilled and proud professionals who work with passion and trust. Volvo Penta is an exciting and highly innovative company facing many positive challenges and opportunities. We embrace the change to stay ahead and now it is time for us to prepare the next generation products and solutions. We are now looking for the Manager Electrical & Test.
You will have a leading people responsibility
The Product Development unit is developing complete power systems for industrial and marine applications. The Design engineering department is responsible for the mechanical and electrical system and the control system for the whole driveline system. Our everyday opportunity and challenge is to both perform to keep today's products competitive and transform to create new solutions for our customers - both on land and at sea. When targeting the next generation products and solutions the focus and demands increase on the electrical systems, electrical control systems and development and test environment.
The Electrical & Test team is a newly created team located in Gothenburg. It is a committed and proud team with electrical test environment and electrical system and component competence. The team is responsible for the test environment for the electronic control system, securing both uptime and development of the test environment. The team has responsibility for electrical hardware design, such as electrical harness and power supply components and systems, for Marine and Industrial applications throughout all the phases in the product lifecycle. The team contributes to roadmaps for new technologies and is responsible for requirement, development, documentation, verification and validation in product projects and maintenance as well as taking care of feedback from the market. Now you have the opportunity to build and lead this team!
In our management team you will find an open mind-set and value creation focus and we strongly believe that having fun at work is one important enabler for high performance. We encourage people to take individual responsibility and to see the whole picture with both the business and customer in focus. We are strong believers in the importance of communication and keeping an open, curious and honest dialog.
You will have an operative and strategic responsibility
You will lead and develop the team as well as each individual in the team. You will take an active role in the management team and drive improvements both on a team level and on an organization level.
We believe in the power of teamwork and you will use your ability to describe a complex picture with a clear message to find the way forward together with your team and your stakeholders.
You will also:
  • Have engineering responsibility of the products, its features, behavior and performance in the hands of the customer as well as being the center of topics concerning your technical area
  • Have responsibility for the electrical test environment, uptime and development and being the center of expertise
  • Secure the team competence and delivery to meet project targets, keep a holistic view of the products and the test environment and contribute to product strategies and technology roadmaps
  • Have financial responsibility for department budget as well as smaller projects
  • Secure the communication interface and way of working with the stakeholders
Are we the perfect match?
You have leadership experience and a genuine interest in inspiring and developing people. You have knowledge of control system test environment and verification methods and you have experience in product development and project management areas. You have a drive to develop your team, the organization and yourself. You are the person who acts with a clear sense of ownership and you have strong networking and communication skills, English and Swedish. In addition we believe you have an academic education within the engineering area.
It is our people that make the difference!
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Please contact us if you have any questions
Stina Eriksson, Director Design engineering, Phone: +46 31 3227007
Teresa Krook, Director Human Resources, E-mail:

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.

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


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


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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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