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Factory Support Lead

Want to drive digital change in automotive?


At Volvo Cars, we are making bold digital visions come true. We aim to lead in the automotive world by creating a digital ecosystem built around making our customers' lives less complicated. Now we are looking for curious, creative people who want to change the world through innovative thinking.


What’s in it for you?
This role is within our Industrial Operations Digital team, within the manufacturing sites cluster that supports our plants around the world. This position is at the factory in Floby but also has the responsibility for the support of the electrical engine factory in Skövde, VCPC. 

You will be working closely with colleagues in the factory (engineering, operation & maintenance) to secure the factory IT operations. This includes configuring and managing solutions with global product teams to enable factory devices, tools, and applications to work seamlessly. You will be heading the local factory support and report to the IT Site Manager for VCC Components. Next to that you will be supported by global specialists to harmonize local digital solutions to global standards.


Your background & experience:

To be successful in this role we believe you have:


  • Good understanding of ITIL (Change/Incident/Problem Process)
  • Ability to build up lead and drive an engaged team focused on maximizing operational stability of critical digital deliveries
  • Holistic view with great ownership and self-drive
  • Experience in leading IT support services and delivery from offshore/onshore
  • Good understanding of IT delivery and IT Landscape
  • Have an interest about software development/deployment and in staying up to date with new technologies
  • Have a strong belief in agile ways of working especially in accordance too SAFe.
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in English and speaking Swedish

The following knowledge would be beneficial

  • Knowledge and experience with relational databases (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server etc.) is beneficial
  • Knowledge and preferrable experience with JAVA development & support
  • Knowledge and preferrable experience with application operation & monitoring (how to consult logfiles, database statistics, understand middleware and how to look at logs & configurations)
  • Understanding of the web technology stack (e.g. HTML, HTTP, etc.) , modern web frameworks such as React or Angular, knowledge of back-end development (Node.js…) including data models, persistence layers, back-end services (REST API’s, ….), caching strategies and messaging is a plus.


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.

Skovde, SE, 54136

Job requisition ID:  67150

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