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Senior Manager Shop Engineering Body($)

Do you want to lead the change?
At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.


What is in it for you?
Volvo Cars Torslanda, is part of Volvo Cars global production organization, manufactures the majority of our products in a fast moving operation. At Volvo Cars Torslanda you are part of a global team that ensures that the cars we build meet the highest expectations from our customers. In our manufacturing process, we work with the latest production technologies – with a firm focus on people engagement, competencies, and continuous development. If you want to reach your goals together with other people, Volvo Cars Torslanda is the place for you to prosper. 
What you’ll do.
As senior manager shop engineering body shop, you will lead and manage the shop engineering team with the purpose to secure line balancing, ergonomics, efficiency targets, capacity, continuous improvements and act as a support function in technical matters.
You will take part of developing forecasts and analytical models for productivity improvements that supports our Lean journey; help drive initiatives and follow how these activities improve our shop’s result towards our vision.
You will work in close cooperation with the whole organization such as Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Logistics, Plant Engineering, IT as well as other parts of Volvo Cars.
Do you fit the profile?
To be successful in this role, you need relevant management experience. You should have a strong interest in leadership and in developing people - you are highly successful in bringing out the best in others. You find energy and motivation in releasing people’s potential, allowing them to grow.
You have a technical background, preferably with some hands-on experience and an academic education. Previous experience from manufacturing and logistics and/or product development is a strong merit.
We know that you believe in the power of people. Good communication and cooperation skills are crucial to succeed in this role. With high integrity and professionalism, you should be comfortable to lead in a constantly changing environment. You are curious, and you have an entrepreneurial approach and find ways to overcome challenges.
Does this sound as your new challenge? Then we have the perfect mission for you.
For more information regarding the position please contact Shop Manager Patrik Sjöström at patrik.sjostrom@volvocars.com or regarding the recruitment process Heléne Stigsson at helene.stigsson@volvocars.com.

Please apply no later than September 21st, 2021. Please note due to GDPR we only accept applications via our Recruitment Tool.


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:  53064

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