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Director Customer Feature Verification

Director Customer Feature Verification

Sweden

Group Trucks Technology

Come join us lead the transformation to sustainable transport solutions!

In Group Trucks Technology (GTT) Complete Vehicle, we can offer you a highly challenging position with a great purpose and impact on Volvo Group.

Complete Vehicle is a global function within GTT with employees in the areas of Product design (PD), Product builds of prototypes (PB), Features Verification & Validation (FVV) and Aftermarket technology (AMT). CV SWE function is responsible for FVV and PB areas and we are on an exciting change journey with focus on quality, truck performance and maximizing the output through cadence in testing activities.

We are now looking for the Director Customer Feature Verification function in Göteborg reporting to the Vice President of CV SWE.

In this position, you will lead and manage a team of highly skilled Test Engineers, Rig Developers and Specialists whose primary mission is to verify and validate Customer Features on component, system and complete vehicle levels.
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Who are you?

Someone wanting to make a difference. Someone wanting a little bit more from work, wanting to contribute a bigger picture, a better picture. You have a holistic view, a strong business and strategic mindset with focus on simplicity, accountability and empowerment. You work cross-functionally building strong relationships.
We believe this is a position for a person with high ambitions and a strong will to develop personally while getting a very good insight in the way of operating a strong Customer focused organization on a global level.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum Master’s degree in an Engineering or technical discipline is required.
  • Supervisory experience as Manager with direct reports
  • 15+ years of Product Development experience in the transportation industry
  • Experience working with testing, data collection and post-processing, instrumentation.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills  
  • Swedish is an advantage
  • Excellent in team development and interest in how each person can contribute to the team.
  • True interest in our products and preferably commercial driver license for truck and trailer
Key responsibility

As Director Customer Feature Verification, your main responsibility is to lead an organization with 6 teams and to secure efficient contribution to the development and maintenance of the products in the Heavy Duty segments.

You will lead the development of future Complete Vehicle Rigs and Facilites, in Lundby, to meet the new demands of verification of new technologies. We are in a very interesting time with the development of rigs and facilities to support sustainable technology development.

We expect you to be knowledgeable and experienced in building effective teams as well as having a strong delivery mind set. We also think that you need to be customer focused and have a high level of integrity and autonomy.

You will lead the following areas – respecting budget, delivery time & quality:
  • Driver & Vehicle Productivity (e.g. Fuel Eco, Vehicle Dynamics, NVH, etc)
  • Durability & Reliability (e.g. strength and fatigue testing, structural simulation, etc) and decide on needed complete vehicle tests including RT Hot, RT Cold, RT5/RT50
  • Test rig development and maintenance
  • Safety (Braking, Handling, Driver assistance)
  • Driver Environment (Ride Comfort & vibrations, Interior Noise, Exterior noise)
You will actively work with your Vehicle Engineering/Powertrain Engineering/Vehicle Technology counterparts to address complex technical challenges.
If you want to be a part of the team in this interesting position, you are welcome to apply or contact me!

Camilla Vitelli, Head of Complete Vehicle Sweden
Phone: 0739027112

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
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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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