Manager EDS & Wiring ESS @Electromobility

Take the opportunity to join the transition into sustainable transport with the leader in sustainable transportation and change the world.

This is us, your new colleagues at Electromobility

The Electromobility Department is responsible for developing electromobility solutions and to secure a stepwise implementation in different segments/regions. This organization develops and drives the electromobility product portfolio for Trucks & Buses as well as creating opportunities for all business areas within the Volvo Group. We are growing to shape the future!

A key component within the electrified powertrain is the Energy Storage System (ESS). At our section, we are accountable for the lifecycle management of the ESS, from advanced engineering, product development into the maintenance phase.

We are now recruiting a Group Manager EDS & Wiring at ESS

In this position, you will be part of the management team of the department Pack Design and Thermal Management, an organization dedicated to technology as well as empowering and developing our employees. We always use customer satisfaction as the ultimate performance measurement.

You will be part of an agile and approachable organization with skilled teams consisting of passionate people. We work in an optimistic atmosphere, where joy, knowledge sharing, and openness are key characteristics. With us, you will have a diverse, friendly and open-minded team on your side, always providing you the help needed to manage tasks you cannot imagine today.

Responsibilities / Main tasks

As Group Manager, you are responsible for the development of the team and the long-term technical strategies within your area. With us, you need to be an accessible Manager who leads and, with a focus on individual development, forms a high performing team. You are responsible for securing resources both short and long term. You will create the conditions necessary for the team for them to be able to develop and to meet the requirements of quality, efficiency and shortened lead times.

Technically you will be overall accountable for electric distribution and wiring components in the battery pack. This includes traction voltage cables and busbars, low voltage harnesses and non-standard traction voltage connectors. You will be accountable for the requirements, design and the verification and release of these components. Your team will also be accountable for ensuring traction voltage EMC, Y-cap and dimensioning as well as 2D/3D modelling for electrical components within the ESS dept.

Through technical leadership on a holistic level, you will secure products with high customer value throughout its lifecycle. As a manager you will lead the overall cooperation with the other functions to secure aligned plans short- and long term.

Who are you? Are we a perfect match?

To be able to fully enjoy this position you should be ambitious, energetic and a communicative leader with an entrepreneurial mind-set creating strong business relations. Since the area is in an early phase, it is important that you are flexible and enjoy working in a changing environment.

To be successful in this position you need to have experience of people management, either through direct reports or as a functional leader. You need to have experience from working in automotive industrialization processes and with automotive suppliers. Previous experience from leading people in a group manager position is a merit. You need to have previous experience in the design, verification and requirement setting of traction voltage connectors, cables, busbars and low voltage harnesses. Experience from development of these components for battery systems is a plus.

You will be part of a cross-functional and international environment, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Personal fit will be of great importance in this recruitment, as we are actively working to build a diverse team in terms of experience, gender and backgrounds.

Does this sound like your next challenge?

Please apply as soon as possible as interviews will be held continuously.

For further information, please contact:

Michael Balthasar, VP ESS, +46 73 902 0992

All applications will be reviewed from the 15th August, due to the Swedish summer vacation period. Please do not expect any communication earlier than this. We look forward to receiving your application!

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. 

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


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