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Group Manager for Engineering Design

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Website Modvion

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Let us tell you a little about us

Modvion develops the next generation of towers for wind turbines, a patented modular construction made of laminated wood. The technology enables wind turbines to reach higher altitudes and increased wind resources. Using laminated wood – nature’s carbon fibre – can change the wind industry by enabling efficient logistics for tall wind turbine towers in previous inaccessible locations. All while drastically reducing the carbon footprint from wind power.

At Modvion you get to work with driven, positive, and creative people who inspire each other, united by our purpose of making a real difference for the climate. Come join us and let’s change the wind power industry together!

This is us, your new colleagues

We are growing and one of our current missions is to employ a manager for the Engineering Design team. In other words we are looking for you, our new leader!

The team are operating within the Product Development Department with with the target to develop all the systems and components in our modular wooden wind turbine towers. You will lead a growing team with currently 6 talented and technically skilled system owners and design engineers. They are contributing to the company’s success by technology development in all phases; from concepts to detailed design.

What will you be doing?

We offer a position where you have two parallel responsibilities: leading people and leading technology. That means we want you to ensure the team has the best conditions to deliver in accordance with the company’s overall goals while always caring about a healthy work culture. As said earlier, we are growing. So you will get the opportunity to recruit new stars to the team.

Other tasks in the role:

  • Together with your colleagues develop efficient work processes and structures for the team.
  • Be a part of the management team for the Product Development Department and through that, you will be involved in the company’s strategy development.
  • Provide technical guidance and coach your team members when they struggle to find a way.
  • Ensure that we have a good structure and processes for our CAD models, drawings and other design related documentation, you don’t have to do it all by yourself but you need understanding.
  • Develop and lead the team as well as each individual in the team.

So, you will play a vital role in the growth of the company and the growth of the people in the team.

Who are you?

You probably started your career as some kind of development engineer, working with product development in various ways. Following that, you have likely managed a team of engineers. This has given you a good understanding of what engineers need from a leader to thrive and work efficiently.

To be successful in the role we think that you:

  • Have previous experience from leading a team working with mechanical design at a product company.
  • Have knowledge in CAD and PDM systems and methods.
  • Is an advocate of self-leadership, you will lead strong and highly capable individuals. Your task is to point out the direction and ensure they can work as independently as possible towards the goal.
  • Are a technical generalist, you grasp technical challenges and coach others in decision making.
  • Are fluent in English, Swedish is a strong plus

As a person, you like to take your own initiatives, are passionate about being able to influence, and develop both others and the business. You are a communicative relationship-builder who inspires by both listening and challenging.

We offer

  • A chance to make a real difference for the climate and transform an industry
  • The opportunity to push the boundaries for what is possible with wooden constructions
  • Flexibility and freedom within your responsibilities
  • Planning your daily work to fit with your life
  • Gym and table tennis at work
  • Brilliant, dedicated and fun colleagues
  • Team activities and more!

The position is based from our office and HQ in Gothenburg with the opportunity to work from home when needed.

Does that sound like you?

If you are ready to take on a new challenge and explore the next generation of wooden wind turbine towers you have come to the right place. In this role, you will get the chance to lead a team to extraordinary technical achievements, pushing the limits for what is considered possible with wooden material. Does this sound as an amazing opportunity? Come join us!

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