Senior Project Manager, Manufacturing Engineering Powertrain

We are now looking for a Senior Project Manager, Manufacturing Technology

We are now looking for senior project manager that together with us in Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering will lead the ongoing transformation journey. We have excited times ahead, and as a valued and respected global team we have the possibility to create the future. Electromobility, Sustainability and Digitalization are areas on top of our mind, and here we need your support to boost the development and implementation in our Global manufacturing structure.

Purpose of the Role
  • As a Senior project manager manufacturing you will for selected technology & product areas drive decisions and implementation of new manufacturing processes for the future.
  • From a business perspective and strategic directions, you will secure that relevant technology and standardized manufacturing processes are in place.
As a senior project manager manufacturing you will collaborate with highly talented teams and you will cooperate and put demand to our Manufacturing Technology areas as well as product preparation and product projects. The work will be carried out in close cooperation with the Production Sites within Powertrain Production.

Responsibilities/Main Tasks
  • Based on need define manufacturing process project
  • Identify areas where process technology development is needed and secure those technical needs and timing is accepted by technology development areas.
  • Lead project and collaborate with process development team, and product developent to be able to create the best solution described by requirement, both from a product and manufacturing perspective.
We, both as individuals and as team, always work with continuous learning and improvement work as a base, but we also want to apply more agility in our daily work, and your contribution to this is needed.

Skills, Experience and Mindset
  • You have a strong drive, energy level and ability to manage different business topics
  • You have an interest in emerging technologies and are curious to explore
  • You value continues learning of yourself and your networks
  • You are not afraid to try, fail and try again
  • You have good knowledge of the automotive industry, and experience in strategy creation
  • You like to work independently and feel engaged of taking own initiatives.
  • Experience from manufacturing and/or Engineering
  • University Degree from relevant areas such as Engineering or relevant industrial experience
We are a truly global team with colleagues all over the world. So, it’s important for us that you feel comfortable speaking English and also have the willingness and possibility to travel to be inspired and get the chance to meet the global networks face to face.

The networking part in the role as Senior Project Manager is crucial for success and therefore we think that leaderships skills and the ability to create relations with all levels in the organization is important parts of your background.

Even if you don’t tick of all the boxes, don’t hesitate to send in your application. The most important part is you and your mindset.

The role is has flexible location where Sweden (Skövde, Köping) or France (Lyon) is seen as preferred location.

For further information, please contact:
Johan Ottosson, Director Assembly ME Powertrain, johan.ottosson@volvo.com, +46 73 5588354
Åsa Sjöbeck Brunger, HR Global Functions, Group Trucks Operations, +46 31-3233729

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. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

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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