Group Manager Powertrain Installation

About us

Vehicle Engineering Curitiba supports Volvo brand business on the Latin America market, by developing, maintaining and documenting the Volvo brand products for this market.
Chassis Engineering Curitiba is part of Vehicle Engineering Curitiba and the global network for Chassis systems and components development.
Powertrain Installation team is part of Chassis Engineering Curitiba.
We are now looking for a Group Manager who can lead the Powertrain Installation team that it's composed by enthusiastic and skilled engineers strongly connected to the trucks and their applications.
This position reports to the Chassis Chief Engineer Curitiba and it is a member of Chassis Curitiba management team.
Powertrain Installation Group Manager is responsible for leading the development of Powertrain Installation components for the VM Truck and the application and maintenance of all truck models sold in Latin America.
The responsibility includes all engineering deliveries in the product projects managed from Curitiba and the ones we take part within the global system.
Customer success and focus is in the core of our mission. The ability to create and maintain a successful working climate is a must.
If you appreciate developing individuals, in a high performing team, in a global environment, this position offers you the challenge.
Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the Powertrain Installation team in Curitiba.

  • Secure technical content in all project and maintenance deliveries, taking locally the product ownership.

  • Lead the development of projects and interfaces with other development sites.

  • Secure competence development for the team in order to be ready for its mission and business needs.

  • Be responsible for resources management and team's performance.

  • Control department budget and expenses.

  • Secure a continuous optimization of product quality and cost.

  • Manage the interface and secure the cross functionality within GTT, GTP, GTO and GTS.

  • Identify and develop work-sharing tasks for Global projects.

  • Contribute in a constantly harmonization and development of processes, methods, tools (locally and globally).

  • Assure a effective communication, for both top-down and bottom-up information flow.

Qualifications and profile:

  • Master degree in mechanical engineering.

  • Leadership experience in line management.

  • General technical experience in product development.

  • Be business and customer oriented.

  • Drive engagement and commitment to achieve results.

  • Collaborate and create excellent results through teamwork and dialogue.

  • Cultivate innovation and finding smart ways to create solutions.

  • Ensure accountability, instill trust and positive mindset.

  • Communicate effectively in verbal and written English.

  • As an individual, have very good people skills and a strong ability to build personal relationships and networks.

  • Have an open multi-cultural mind-set with ability to inspire, develop and motivate individual and the team.

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 Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse 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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