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Senior Manager Supply Chain Engineering @ Volvo Cars Olofström


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’s in it for you? 
You will be part of a global supply and production team that makes sure that the products we build meet the highest expectations from our customers. You will work in close collaboration with people, both inside and outside the company from the supplier to the customer – in a lean way. 

What you’ll do 
You´ll be responsible to deliver technical logistic solutions, both within new projects and running operations. The top focus is to establish best in class logistic solutions from pick up at supplier to material distribution at line, in lean flow oriented processes. Further you will develop the logistic process to fulfill long-term goals concerning quality, delivery precision and cost according to the targets set by Supply Chain and Volvo Car Body Component (VCBC) management teams. 

You must be aspired and by that you have ability to build commitment in a team, drive development of the business, develop Volvo Cars Manufacturing System, reduce losses and drive operations towards a lean production set up. Additionally we expect you to optimize the flow, cross functionally from supplier to point of use as well as organize work and resources to meet the company's targets in both short and long term perspective. 

To be successful in the role you must be able to lead the team in a way that supports the Volvo Cars culture and wanted leadership behaviors. Other responsibilities and requirements for the position includes performance management, competence development and resource allocation according to priorities of the business.

Do you fit the profile? 
We are looking for a committed and inspiring manager, combined with curiosity for logistics and technical solutions. The right candidate has a significant leadership experience from a formal position and can enhance a strong personal leadership in line with Volvo Cars values and you are highly successful in lead and motivate people to bring out the best. 


You find energy and motivation in releasing others’ potential, allowing them to grow. Thanks to your excellent communication skills, you have the ability to create strong and trustful relationships. We know that you believe in the power of people, have strong communication and collaboration skills while being able to think strategically. 

You have a University degree and are fluent in English, both written and spoken. You have an engineering background or equivalent. As a person you are able to build confidence and trust at all levels of the organization, have a holistic view and are goal oriented. You will be a member of the logistics management team and report directly to the Shop Manager of Supply Chain VCBC.  

How to learn more and apply 
For questions about the position please contact, Shop Manager Supply Chain, Per-Ola Kjellvåg at mail:
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Camilla Andréasson, at

Union representatives:
Ledarna, Kenneth Göransson, tfn 073-333 23 86
Unionen, Joakim Ravemyr, tfn 073-333 36 02
AKPV, Lina Wennberg, tfn 073-333 24 26
IF Metall, Anders Johansson tfn 076-898 42 20


We want your application at the latest November 22 - 2019, Please note that applications via email will not be accepted. 


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.

Olofström, O, SE

Job requisition ID:  27538

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