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Project Manager Equipment Engineering

It's not about technology. It's about life.

At Volvo Cars, we’re on a mission to make people’s lives less complicated. We never start with technology and try to squeeze people in around it – we always design our cars around people, and we innovate to provide safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?

 

 

 

Who we are?

 

Local Tooling and Equipment engineering is part of the organization Manufacturing Engineering and Logistics within Volvo Cars and is responsible for securing the right equipment and processes for all new vehicle programs within the Torslanda plant. We need to make sure that our final assembly line is developed to meet the future demands, support our vehicle programs and secure our customer’s expectations.

 

What´s in it for you?

 

You will work in a global environment within manufacturing, with cross functional collaboration to secure quality, cost, flexibility, ect for our products and processes within the final assembly shop. You will work with internal, as well as external stakeholders, while leading the projects from start till the end, when you hand it over to production and maintenance together with all created documentation and trainings needed to complete the assignment.

 

You will act as a Project manager, who works with the project team that is created by individuals from different departments and possessing various expertise and competencies, that will support you throughout the project. The projects we undertake within equipment engineering have high variety in both length and complexity. Therefore, this role will provide you a lot of possibilities for new learnings and growth on different levels. You will be part of the equipment engineering team, but when running the project, you will be working individually and independently within your project team.

 

Who are you?

 

We believe you are not afraid of responsibilities and working independently with various stakeholders. Your ability to come up with fast solutions within manufacturing environment and a strong strategic mindset to make proactive changes of our equipment and processes.

 

You should be open-minded, have a holistic point of view, adaptable and flexible, though organized and structured. You are an excellent communicator, which would help you to build trust in global and cross-functional environment. Result oriented with ability to drive and make things happen. You should be steady, self-driven with high level of integrity. You are a leader, able to work independently but still a great team player who can easily interact with others and build strong networks.

 

What will you do?

 

In this role you will lead and execute equipment projects for final assembly shop according to Volvo standards and procedures, as well as create specifications and analyse the equipment design to fit in the process and meet customer demands.

 

You will perform safety-, reliability- and cost analyses, develop equipment strategies and contribute with specialist competence in early phases and in running production.

 

You will take on the responsibility for transferring competence within the area of responsibility to Production and Maintenance, follow the decided working methods such as VPDS and applicable BMS routines and report status and deviations in decided systems / tools to ensure that there are action plans to reach targets. Through lessons learned and continuous improvements you will secure that we do not repeat mistakes both in Car programs and in support to running production.

 

You and your skills

 

You have Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree or relevant experience from industrial environment. Due to your previous working experience with manufacturing systems, procedures and organizations, you would feel comfortable within the environment.  Your documented experience from project management, change implementation and leading skills would be a great asset for you if you take on this role.

 

Due to daily communication in the plant, Swedish language is a must, as well as English (written and spoken) due to global contacts with suppliers and our manufacturing sites. If you have understanding of Volvo Cars processes, have worked in automotive industry before and already have an established network within the industry that is a plus.

 

How to learn more and apply?

 

If you have any additional questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Hiring manager, Anders Hagman on  +46 72 977 41 83, regarding recruitment process please contact Recruiter, Martina Damis, +46 72 888 98 79. Your application should include CV and cover letter, written in English. To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via our career site as soon as possible but no later than 29th of February 2020. Please note, that applications will be reviewed continuously.  

 

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:  35367

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