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Global Area Leader

Can you engineer a brighter tomorrow?  


Reality has made it clear that the actions we take in the next few years will significantly impact our future. Embracing the need for change, Volvo Cars is committed to spearheading the charge in automotive electrification. In this role, you'll play a crucial part in an exciting transformation journey that will change how the world views mobility. Are you ready for a new opportunity? 


Manufacturing Engineering – let’s introduce ourselves  


At Manufacturing Engineering, you are part of a global production team that makes sure that the cars we build meet the highest expectations from our customers. In close collaboration with colleagues in other business units, we develop and implement flexible and efficient production systems with people in focus. If you want to reach your personal goals together with other people, Manufacturing Engineering is the place to be. 


We offer you an exciting opportunity in an international and growing company with a great culture and plenty of development opportunities. You will have the opportunity and responsibility to actively contribute to the growth of our business through people. Come join us! 


Central Manufacturing Engineering at Volvo Car Group prepares and implements quality assured flexible and effective production systems in the plants globally. At Manufacturing Engineering, you are part of a group working close to all our elements within the chain of developing- construction- manufacturing and containing process. 


What you’ll do  


Within Manufacturing Engineering, we are now looking for a Global Area Leader. In this role you will lead the development and deliveries of a specific process area in Propulsion Components, having the global ownership from floor to roof. You will own and prioritize the deliveries and backlog in your area of responsibility. It will be within your scope to define aligned global process solutions for the content in the programs and you will guide the team in delivering according to program time plan. You will have close collaboration with other Global Area Leaders, Local Area Leaders as well as other stakeholders across the company in order to secure global commonality.  


What you’ll bring  


This position for you with extensive previous experience from manufacturing engineering and process development. You are target-oriented person with an open-minded attitude. You have high interest for process development as well as global and strategic mindset. Thanks to your advanced communication skills you have the ability to create good and trustful relationships. You have a holistic perspective and a good understanding of what compromises to make. 


You also have 

Bachelor’s degree within production or similar 

Knowledge about 6 Sigma and Lean Production 

Extensive experience in process design and process development (station/line level) 

Leadership skill and experience  

Advanced English communication skills  


Position is based in Gothenburg. 


Want to know more? 


We invite you to apply in English at your earliest convenience. We do not have a fixed end date for this advertisement as we are continuously looking for this competence. Please apply through the provided link. Applications submitted via email will not be retained or taken into consideration. Once you receive a confirmation email from the system, your application will be acknowledged. 

We are committed to keeping you informed during the entire process. If you have any inquiries, please reach out to Recruiter, Ayla Kutlay at 




Volvo Cars – Driving change together 


Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your skills and aspirations so you can reach your full potential.​ 


For the right person, an inspiring, and creative workplace awaits. Did you know that every Volvo Cars employee worldwide has the right to our Family Bond, our new all-gender, paid parental leave policy? You’ll also enjoy a culture and benefits package that’s made us one of the world’s most awarded and progressive employers.​ 


By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, 50% of which will be electric vehicles and sold directly to customers through digital channels. Join us on the journey of a lifetime as we create the driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.​ 

Gothenburg, SE, 40531

Job requisition ID:  67577

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