Chief Engineer Chassis Engineering Gothenburg

Chief Engineer Chassis Engineering Gothenburg
Do you have the curiosity and drive to take on new possibilities and are able to create a climate of cross functional collaboration where everyone are accountable and proud of the products and solutions - then we are hoping you to join our team!
We are now looking for a Chief Engineer for Chassis Engineering Gothenburg.
This is us, your new colleagues
Chassis Engineering Gothenburg is the department within Vehicle Engineering, responsible for developing the chassis solutions for the Volvo FH and FM trucks. It includes development and integration of the powertrain components, suspensions, brake and steering systems. The development also includes complete chassis optimization and suitability for body builders. As the Chief Engineer for Chassis Engineering Gothenburg you will lead a team of 7 group managers to deliver as well new chassis solutions as maintenance of current ones.
Role description
In this role you will be the Product owner of the full chassis with all its systems and components for the Volvo Trucks. You will work very tight with the Chassis Technology department that will provide platform components like suspensions and brake systems. You will also work together with other engineering functions as well as Purchasing and Manufacturing to secure good solutions. To do this you will lead a department with more than 100 highly skilled Engineers.
As Chief Engineer you will be an important member of the Vehicle Engineering Gothenburg management team, and report to Vice President Vehicle Engineering Gothenburg.
Who are you?
We believe that it is the right mindset that will make a difference within our organization! If besides your genuine interest in working with people in a technical product development context, also see challenges as something positive and face change with curiosity - then we are sure you will be successful in this position.
If you see yourself working in an environment that challenges you to combine your strong business mindset and capability to drive results with your genuine and strong ability to inspire, develop and motivate individuals and teams - then this is the job for you!
Required knowledge/experience
As our preferred candidate, you have MSc in engineering as well as extensive experience from product development within the automotive industry. As we are a truly global and diverse company, you need to be fluent in both speaking and writing in English. We believe that you have previous experience in leading leaders and that you are curious to learn and develop yourself as well.
Are we a perfect match?
We can’t promise you all the answers upfront, but what we can promise you are some really skilled colleagues and some truly exciting challenges to work with.
Curious, and have som questions? Call us!
Martin Heiman, Vice President Vehicle Engineering Gothenburg, phone +46 31 323 44 38
Åsa Jivegård Bylund, HR Business Partner, phone +46 31 3234459

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.


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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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