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Senior Lead Engineer - Planning & Parts Management

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?


Relationship to business structure (Part of process or organization)
Volvo Cars APAC, Marcom APAC, Commercial Car Preparation, Planning & Parts management



  • Support Head of Commercial Car Team for planning and parts management 
  • Frequent communication with program and NSCs for planning & deliveries
  • Frequent communication with Chengdu, Daqing, Geely factories for show-level vehicle build 
  • Meet technical support workshops needs for spare parts, tools, consumables, workwear, and chemicals


Main tasks

  • Develop commercial car preparations planning, coordinate and align internally with the Commercial Launch Team within NSCs and APAC Program.
  • Support commercial car repurpose program, master the execution, track milestones, review technical detail with R&D
  • Collaborate with R&D, CVE and factories for special patch delivery and refabrication 
  • Organize interior and exterior appearance evaluation with design team and manage dynamic performance evaluation with attribute team. Following by collaborate with factory and procurement for justification before sign-off
  • Produce part numbers, create SOR and order unique accessories for show car delivery
  • PO issuing, cost tracking and budget controlling
  • Manage all car and part delivery logistics (insurance) with relevant internal stakeholders
  • ATA Carnet tracking
  • Material preparation and support in the preparation of pre-series cars
  • Administer, order spare parts, tools, consumables, work clothes and chemicals through local and regional suppliers
  • Monitor materials to technicians.
  • Order consumables for the storage rooms at TSW
  • Manage distribute returns.
  • Coordination and planning of materials/spare parts for event/activity
  • Material support on site during ongoing events and activities



  • To administer orders according to documentation from internal customers
  • Ensuring volume and balance, as well as ordering consumables
  • Responsible for structure and that inventory is carried out in storage at TSW
  • Responsibility for chemicals for TSW
  • Material and tool ordering in the SRM system



  • Request quotes from external suppliers 
  • To independently manage the funds/resources allocated to the mission
  • To independently take measures necessary to achieve the objectives set within a given framework
  • Suspending work if safety cannot be guaranteed


  • 5+ years of solid experience from OEM, deeply involved at least 1 EV development within PM, or R&D, or manufacturing 
  • Proven working experience as a project coordinator (minimum) in automotive industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electric Engineering
  • Show car build, reveal or exhibition experience is a plus
  • Proven vendor management experience
  • Expert in budget formulation, cost tracking & controlling, vendor management from the commercial side, PO issuing 
  • CATIA is essential
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Computer savvy, proficient in MS Office
  • Great accuracy regarding product quality and quality work
  • Be creative and flexible 
  • Good oral and written proficiency in Chinese and English 
  • Good marketing planning and experiential development experience
  • Car driving license


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.

VCCN-Shanghai Jiading (APHQ), CN

Job requisition ID:  62536

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