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Function Owner - Exterior Lighting Systems

Innovation starts with being curious.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


About us

The first thing you will notice on a car is the exterior with its front and rear lighting. The Exterior Lighting is a key communication point for Volvo Cars towards the customers, and this will even increase in the future, due to more advanced technique and styling.


We are now looking for a Function owner who together with the rest of the Function team defines customer- and product requirements for Exterior Lighting. This includes Front-, Rear- and Adaptive lighting for all Volvo Cars.


What you’ll do

You will be working together with requirements setting and describing the functions in different areas of Exterior Lighting. Some of the areas you might be responsible for as a Function owner for Exterior Lighting ART (Agile Release Train) includes: Low beam, Position light, High beam, DRL (Daytime Running Light), Cornering Light Function etc.


To be successful in this role you need to work cross functionally together with different areas of the product development such as Electrical ART´s and Design.


What is in it for you?

In your role as a Function Owner you will act as stakeholder for Epics/ Capabilities and drive those to implementation cross solutions. You enjoy having the role as an innovative developer of the function over time, perform Hazard Analysis and do competitor benchmarking functional wise. You will gain deep knowledge of the functionality regarding customer perspective by benchmarking.


You will work with Functional disposition for the function in Car Weaver & assess interfaces to other functions and systems. You will also participate in function implementation planning, verification planning and issue resolution.


Sometimes you need to participate in verifications outside office hours.


You and your skills

It is necessary for you to have a M.Sc. or B.Sc. within Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar.


We see also the need of documented Project Leadership experiences from known Car Industries.


It is of high interest if you have background and experience of MATLAB/ Simulink and have worked within vehicle electric architecture.


For this role it is also preferable if you have experience from Agile SW and function development. 


Personal profile

On a personal level we are looking for you who are communicative and driven. You have leadership skills and can work individually and in team and act as the “spider in the web” through the whole ART and other concerned ARTs within your area of responsibilities.


You are a person with a positive attitude, who likes to be proactive and has the courage to take the initiative instead of waiting for instructions.

You also have a great interest in learning the technologies within Exterior Lighting Systems to understand the functions better.


How to learn more and apply

If you have any additional questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Sanam Andersson, Hiring manager, Sanam.andersson@volvocars.com regarding recruitment process please contact Recruiter Kristin Lövgren, at Kristin.lovgren@volvocars.com. We like to have your application as soon as possible as we recruit continuously. Your application should include CV and cover letter, written in English. To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via our system as soon as possible, but no later than 2020-02-02. Note that applications by e-mail will not be approved.


Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  27707

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