Head of Transmission Production Volvo Construction Equipment Eskilstun

Do you want to take on an exciting role with stimulating work in a world leading operation? Do you want to make a difference and be a part of taking us towards a sustainable future? Do you have a talent for communication and people as well as strong interest in a manufacturing environment? If you find this attractive – keep on reading! We are looking for our next Head of Transmission Production and hope it will be you!

This is your role

As our Head of Transmission Production at Operations Eskilstuna, you will be responsible for the Transmission production flow including fabrication, hardening workshop and assembly, and you will have a key role in the on-going transformation of the business and will contribute to the realization of our long-term strategies aligning with overall company goals. You will lead and develop an organization of totally 240 coworkers consisting of 8 production leaders with continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and productivity. Work closely with other departments to address in order to implement rigorous quality control measures to maintain the highest standards of Transmission Production and resolve quality issues promptly.

We see that you will lead the organization by example in accordance with Volvo CE Philosophy against set safety, sustainability, quality, delivery and financial targets to create a higher value for our customers and achieve involvement from all employees.

You will also:

Oversee day-to-day operations of the Transmission Production department with a best practices for manufacturing processes, ensuring high-quality standards and on-time delivery.
Foster a collaborative and results-driven culture within the department.
Stay abreast of industry trends and technological advancements, and integrate new technologies and methodologies to optimize production processes.
As a member of the Eskilstuna Operations Management Team, you will report directly to the Head of Operations Eskilstuna.

This is you

You share our believes that Lean Production (VPS) as well as the Volvo leadership skills through our Volvo Values (Customer success, Trust, Passion, Change and Performance) is the way forward for us to continue to success in this industry.

We are looking for someone that wants to contribute to our exciting transformation journey.
You are used to having wide responsibilities, both strategic and operational, and create a positive workplace climate where people learn and develop.

Excellent communication skills are essential to be able to build networks and create trusting relationships. You believe in building a knowledge-based organization with a strong teamwork as a foundation.
For this senior position, we are looking for a person combining an extensive manufacturing insight with a strong business mindset. You are a true team player, good on connecting to people, working cross-functionally, and building networks. You are skilled in initiate and execute task forces and projects

You are a good presenter, skilled in agile way-of-working. You are a good communicator in both Swedish and English.
For you to be the ideal candidate for this position you have a long experience and knowledge of the manufacturing process, a university degree in relevant subject and experience from management within manufacturing. Further, you demonstrate a clear vision, a global mind-set and successful people & culture-oriented leadership.

This is us.

Volvo Construction Equipment's global core plant for driveline components, such as transmissions and axles, in Eskilstuna is a versatile operation with over 1100 team members. We are all part of the manufacturing of high-tech machines that brings value to societies all over the world. We believe in a sustainable future and work with our customers to build the world we want to live in. To turn this into reality, we are now looking for a new colleague who wants to be part of our journey towards becoming the best component plant in the world, as a member of our management team. Within Volvo Group there are great possibilities for personal growth.

At Volvo we are actively working to establish teams which will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality. Demonstrating a high and solid level in each of the Volvo Group Leadership competencies for the leading leader level, you are an inspiring and inclusive leader as well as an active team member.

Do you want to know more?

Do not hesitate to contact me:
Anders Bergstrand, Head of Operations & Site Eskilstuna, +46 76 94 09 987

Trade union:
Kicki Höller, Unionen, +46 16 541 44 44
Patrik Sandberg, Akademikerna, +46 73 558 53 45
Pasi Järvelä, Ledarna, +46 16 541 56 82
Lars-Robert Fredriksson. IF Metall: +46 73 765 61 04

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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Part of Volvo Group, Volvo Construction Equipment is a global company driven by our purpose to build the world we want to live in. Together we develop and deliver solutions for a cleaner, smarter, and more connected world. By unleashing everyone’s full potential, we build a more sustainable future for all our stakeholders. Come join our team and help us build a better tomorrow. 

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