Manager Order & Planning

Do you want to be involved in building tomorrow with a focus on End2End, drive improvement work and develop employees? Then this role is a great opportunity for you!
Job description
As a Manager for the Order & Planning department in Arvika your main responsibility will be to drive this department to the next level in close cooperation with the main stake holders, both in the plant and at the market. You will lead a team of eight persons with the focus on handling orders and planning our production. In the role, you are responsible for production planning, order management and configuration of existing and new products within the Volvo CE product line. You will mainly work with strategic and overall issues with a focus on value flows, follow-up and development of our relationship with dealer and market, i.e., develop the entire flow from sales orders to final delivery from an End2End perspective.

You thrive in an environment where you get to drive changes and have the ability to get people onboard our journey. At the Arvika plant we care about people, growth, performance and transformation. Since we are continuously working with improvements, we need you to be passionate about making things better for our organization and employees. This is the place where you can make a difference!

Who are you?
We want you to have:
  • Relevant education at university level or equivalent knowledge
  • Experience of Lean Production / VPS and / or other change management
  • Solid knowledge and solid competence in production flows
  • Experience from the logistics area and supply chain
  • Experience of leadership with personnel responsibilities
  • The ability to express yourself in English, both in speech and writing
As a leader we expect that you have a business-like and holistic mindset, are goal-oriented and performance-driven. You can and want to lead the development of processes and are clear about what is expected of your employees. You enjoy delegating, following up results and making decisions on a fact-based basis. As a leader, you spread energy and commitment in your environment and possesses the ability to motivate your employees to continuous improvements.

Are we a perfect match?
Are you recognizing yourself in our role description? We would like to meet you! Send in your application and take your next step in your career with us.

For more information regarding the position please contact:
Tore van Baalen, Head of Finance +46 16 541 4400
Åsa Öberg, HR +46 16 201 9225

Apply here: https://www.volvogroup.com/en/careers.html
Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.
All applications will be reviewed from the 15th of August, due to the Swedish summer vacation period. Please do not expect any communication earlier than this. We look forward to receiving your application!

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 Construction Equipment is a global company driven by passion, curiosity and by our purpose: to build the world we want to live in. We believe that only through imagination and teamwork can we develop a world that is cleaner, smarter and more connected. Our company culture reflects this belief through the care and trust it places in our customers, employees and suppliers. People are at the heart of our business. It is through our strong network of talented, enquiring and innovative minds that we have been able to pave the way towards a more sustainable future. The global construction industry is our arena and our employees are our greatest assets.

We can only continue to stand out as industry leaders through the people driving us forwards. Come be a part of our team and help us build tomorrow.

We want to get to know you

Application Process


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