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Senior Environmental Specialist Energy Efficiency

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Job Posted Date: Jan 4, 2019

Location: Gothenburg, SE

Company: Volvo Car Corporation

You want to make a difference. So do we.

Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be part of making an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.


What's in it for you?

The Environmental Department is responsible for the global environmental protection issues within Volvo Car Group such as management of environmental legal requirements, permits, strategies, targets and Energy Management.


As Senior Environmental Specialist Energy Efficiency within E&FM, you will work as project leader and contribute to the overall task to reduce the energy consumption throughout the organization.

This means that you establish and develop relationships with representatives from many areas and will therefore build and maintain a wide personal network within Volvo Car Group. As part of our team, you get access to long term development opportunities in a continuously improving field!


What you'll do

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • managing energy efficiency projects;
  • investigating the potential of proposed actions;
  • managing local energy efficiency activities at appointed location (e.g. Olofström, Göteborg, Gent, Skövde/Floby, Chengdu, Daqing, Shanghai, Charleston).


What you need to succeed

We are looking for you who has a University degree with focus in Energy Efficiency or equivalent and you have documented experience from managing energy efficiency projects. You are fluent in both Swedish and English (speaking and writing) and you hold a driving licence (B).


In this role you need to have strong project management, engineering and administrative skills. You have to be self-motivated, performance-driven problem solver who loves finding new solutions. You are a team player with good communication skills who can build as well as maintain a great network around you. Business acumen, high integrity, professionalism, holistic view and conceptual thinking are some of other key qualities that we want to see in you.


How to learn more and apply

Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below no later than 31st of January. If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Mihkel Laks, Director Environmental Protection Technical Operations, at or via phone +46 708 212632. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Eglė Čeledinaitė, recruitment coordinator at Please note we will not take applications via email.


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.

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