Industrial Engineering Manager - Systems

The purpose of this job is to direct and manage the activities of an Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering team that will develop and industrialize the product/assembly electrical information systems that are necessary to support all aspects of the truck assembly process. Other important aspects of this job include but are not limited to promoting the Volvo policies, procedures, philosophy and culture (through leadership by example), promoting the core values of the corporation (safety, quality, and environment) and succession planning by developing people for advancement and future leadership opportunities.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Manage the implementation of efficient and reliable Engineering processes for existing and new product offerings that guarantees consistent quality output
  • Efficient assignment of Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering resources to support all aspects of plant operations (production, logistics, and quality) on a daily basis as well as during specific project activities.
  • Secure new product/product change introduction via management of project change and manufacturing engineers resources within the assigned area of responsibility
  • Evaluate embedded software and electrical hardware based on assembly processes and design engineering specification. Specify electrical system performance, calibration, and testing requirements.
  • Define the Truck Embedded Software strategy as part of the Volvo Global Manufacturing Network.
  • Identify capital improvement projects and coordinate with other disciplines (finance, maintenance, production) to justify funding to implement improvements
  • Develop a professional team of engineers through providing/assisting/coordinating the necessary training for new employees
  • Champion Lean Manufacturing / VPS (Volvo Production System) initiatives including (but not limited to) Work Place Organization (WPO), Continuous Improvement, Kaizen leadership, Advanced Manufacturing initiatives for the area of responsibility
  • Provide succession planning by preparing individuals for future advancement opportunities through the use of mentoring activities, providing career-enhancing training activities and opportunities to act in a leadership capacity
  • Continuously pursue self-improvement through seeking knowledge of new concepts, techniques, and technologies related to Industrial Engineering, benchmarking other areas/departments/organizations for potential improvement ideas
Minimum Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required in Engineering (Industrial / Systems or Electrical preferred)
Minimum Years of Experience Required:
  • Five (5) years of Industrial Engineering experience with educational requirements
  • Ten (10) years of experience without Industrial Engineering experience without educational requirements
Additional Skills Required:
  • Knowledge of Electrical Architecture and Systems (Embedded Software/Hardware)
  • Knowledge of Volvo product/manufacturing
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge and Techniques
  • Capacity to work with technical drawings and conceptualize manufacturing solutions
  • Knowledge of productivity improvement tools, methods, and line balancing techniques

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.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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