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Shop Manager, Stamping Volvo Cars Kosice, VCK

Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience with innovation to make people’s lives less complicated.

Within the VCK project, you are part of a team which works globally to make 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. We offer you an exciting opportunity in an international and growing company with a solid culture and outstanding development opportunities. You will have the possibility and responsibility to actively contribute to the growth of our business through people. Join us!


What’s in it for you

We are looking for our next committed and collaborative colleague who is eager to join us as Shop Manager Stamping, a member of our Plant Management Team, and has the responsibility to be part of starting up a completely new Volvo Car Plant in Kosice, Slovakia (VCK).
You will be a part of the Stamping Project team and have the opportunity to be part of establishing the new shop, and drive the organization set-up and recruitment of your production team. You work in close collaboration with Manufacturing Engineering to develop and secure the best available techniques and new manufacturing process solutions. Strategic work and organizational planning will be a part of our daily work in the project phase.
Does this sound like an opportunity to grow as a professional?


What you will do

As Shop Manager you are responsible to facilitate the development of the training plan for your future production organization as well as leading the launch and ramp-up. In your daily work, you will recruit, train, coach and develop people alongside providing your teams with prerequisites to achieve our Volvo culture as well as targets. Your focus is to ensure shop readiness for running production.

You will create clarity by guiding and inspiring people through purpose, showing commitment by taking ownership and acting with integrity and trust and empowering teams by ensuring accountability and coaching for achievement.


Do you fit the profile?

We believe you have a relevant university degree and proven experience and record of improving your performance as a leader within stamping production or tool & die implementation projects. You possess the ability to both develop and motivate employees together with extended knowledge of industrial engineering methods, lean, tools, processes, production systems and ways of working in production. 

For us it is essential that you are curious and always willing to learn more, continuously looking for robust and efficient processes and organizations.

You are a strong believer in the power of people, and you hold a strategic mindset with an ambition to develop future business with a holistic view. Strong communication and collaboration skills are characteristics of yours, making it easy for you to build knowledge and trust at all levels in the organization.


You have a passion for cars and technology, and you are fluent in English, both written and spoken. Slovakian language skills will be a clear merit.  The position is located in Kosice, Slovakia. You also need to have the flexibility to travel to some of our Global sister plants and head office in Sweden.


How to learn more and apply


Does this sound like your next challenge? Are you eager to join us? Then apply via the link in the advert, no later than May the 5th 2023. Please keep in mind that we recruit continuously and therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Due to GDPR, we do not accept applications via e-mail.


For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact our Recruiter, Martin at


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.

Košice, SK

Job requisition ID:  65287

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