Volvo GTO Department Manager – Engineering Machining - Sync & Housing

We are one of the best transmission factories in the world and we produce some of the best transmissions on the market. Join our journey!
The production plant in Köping is the transmission center within the Volvo Group Truck Operations, Powertrain Production. Our site is the “Center of Excellence” within the area of transmission solutions and today we are 1600 employees. We are now looking for our new department manager within Engineering Machining High Volume: Sync & Housing. We are looking for an outstanding leader, who is eager to develop and that really wants to lead our team into the future.
Background, responsibilities and qualifications
As a department manager within Engineering Machining High Volume: Sync & Housing, you will report directly to our Area Manager Engineering Machining. This role is a leadership position with 12 direct reporting Production Engineers. The department has a strong operational focus as well as a strategic development mindset. We target you that have the inner drive to take on such a job with, knowledge, enthusiasm and engagement. We are seeking for a true star to grow.
Functional responsibilities:
  • Deliver required to operate from an engineering perspective towards production machining
  • Local process owner
  • Local technology owner
  • Local component owner
  • Delivery in projects
  • Chairman of steering committee for projects within machining area
Within Industrial Engineering and Pilot Plant Köping team spirit and collaboration is essential for success. We believe strongly that team play comes with the journey of working proactively with our long-term determination in industrializing future technologies whilst standing shoulder to shoulder in facing our daily operations pulse. Within our journey, we enjoy having great fun together and we build a culture for customer success, trust, passion, change and performance.
Within this role, you take the:
  • Responsibility and accountability for your whole organization’s performance
  • Responsibility for leading the organization towards continuous improvements over time
  • Responsibility in engaging strongly for people development and making others reach their goals
  • Responsibility in contributing fully to the cross-functional work that you participate in

Who are you?
As a suitable candidate, you should be inspired and motivated of what is described above. You will be the front-runner for your department and it is important that you can find alignment with top-level objectives. As a person, you need clear customer focus and business understanding. An ability of strategic thinking, as well as, a strong sense of urgency and high responsiveness is essential. Other qualities that we value are a structured way of working and a quality mindset, good communication and presentation skills, an analytical capacity and faced based approach.
Following qualifications are at your favor:
  • A Machining Engineering background, preferably with a relevant M.Sc. degree
  • Experience from suitable leadership positions
  • Knowledge of production processes for creating proactivity, stability and increasing efficiency
  • Industrialization of new industrial equipment for secure life cycle management
  • Ways of working for securing technical installed industrial capacity
  • Excellent communication skills in both Swedish and English, spoken and written

Does this sound interesting?
For more information please contact recruiting manager Anders Lindin, Area Manager Engineering Machining +46 72 8624626 or Emelie Skälhammar, HR Business Partner +46221 414505. Selection of candidates will occur during the recruitment time, so do not wait with your application. We hope you feel strongly motivated for this job, we look forward to receive your application as soon as possible but no later than 31st of October. Welcome aboard!

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 Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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