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Senior Engineer Logistics, Core & Annual

Let's create the future together.

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?


What’s in it for you?
Senior Engineer Logistics, Core & Annual is a key role in the team belonging to the sub-unit Global Core & Car Program within the Global logistics team. You will be working with an engaged and diverse team of logistics engineers that are Subject Matter Experts in their respective field of responsibility.

This key logistics role gives a unique exposure to the product creation process at Volvo Cars as well an opportunity to impact the global logistics strategies and standards of a growing global industrial footprint in a truly cross functional process.

What you’ll do 
You will have the functionally responsible for

  • Developing logistics strategies, requirements and standards related to in-plant material handling and/or packaging solutions globally alongside with ensure implementation of agreed logistics strategies and standards in new car programs before start of production, following the VCMS (Volvo Cars Manufacturing System) standards.
  • Planning the logistics’ work in car programs in the concept phase with the objective to secure that logistics strategies, requirements and standards are included in the industrialization phase in a quality and cost efficient manner.
  • Secure product and logistics process compatibility for car program, including the implementation of established process strategies in the areas of in-plant material handling and packaging.
  • Drive and protect commonality, standardization and cost efficiency in all key processes and across plants with a global alignment of standards in key areas.
  • Creation of generic ideal layouts (whole site and/or individual areas) to logistics processes. Secure the application of lean principles in in-plant material handling.
  • Develop strong interfaces and relationships with key stakeholders including Program Management and Manufacturing Engineering.

Do you fit the profile?
To be successful in this roll you should have planning experience in material handling and/or packaging from a manufacturing logistics environment alongside with experience and proven ability in cross functional work.


We believe that you are a strong communicator that are fluent in English both oral and written, as this is our company language. It is preferable if you have experience from an automotive logistics environment.

If you have experience of applying lean principles in manufacturing and/or logistics, have an understanding of Agile project management, project management and/or consultancy experience or experience of developing concepts in an early program phase, then those experience is meritorious for this role.

Who are you?
On a personal level, you have the ability to deliver in time with high quality. You enjoy be a part of multiple projects with multiple stakeholders with the aim of reaching a common goal.

You understand the importance of being a true team player, are full of energy, and like to bring new ideas to the table and enjoy working with a mixture of operational and strategic tasks. We think you have great business acumen and a strong ability to clearly articulate concepts and ideas both orally and written.

You will really enjoy this role if you like to work in an environment with rapid changes, if you have an open mind alongside ability to handle short term changing priorities this might be the job you have looking for.


How to learn more and apply 
Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via our recruitment system.

For questions about the position please contact Hiring Manager, Ilias Kalpakidis at or at +46 72 880 36 48
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter,Camilla Andréasson, at
Please note that we do not accept applications through email.
We want your application at the latest February 18 – 2019



Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future. Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales.


Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent. We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  21436

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