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Head of Supply Network Quality – Autonomous, Safety & HMI

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Volvo Group

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Position Description

Are you engaged in your work, professional in everything you do and prepared to go that extra mile? If yes – then Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing (GTP) is the right place for you. GTP provides a great advantage to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing supply chain partners to deliver the best possible products and services.
We are committed to enable both customer and Volvo Group success.

We like to work smart and have fun. We are a high performing team aiming at world-class purchasing – Do you want to join us?

Supply Network Quality (SNQ) is a global organization within GTP, responsible to drive the global supply network towards premium automotive quality standards. We secure the manufacturing capabilities, to assure the quality of purchased parts and to continuously develop the performance of the supply network base. We work with these matters both in sourcing, projects and operations, with a clear objective to provide excellent products to our end customers.

What will you do?
We are now looking for someone to take on the role as the Head of Autonomous, Safety and HMI within the Electronics, Electromechanics, Autonomous & Technology Specialists department.

In this role you are responsible for the quality performance of the respective Volvo Group supply chain partners in Europe, delivering to our plants around the world. You will also have an active role in driving continuous improvement and secure growth and personal development for your team. We are BUILT BY PEOPLE!

You will have full responsibility for all operational SNQ activities in Europe related to:

  • Human-machine interface controls and displays
  • Active and Passive safety components
  • Autonomous systems including full virtual driver devices
  • Et.al.
You will lead a team of Supplier Quality Engineers mainly located in Sweden & France.

You will be a member of a SNQ Specialist management team and participate actively in the Buyer management team for your commodity to secure full purchasing alignment and engage in operational purchasing activities. We win and lose together!

Who are you?
We believe that you have a proven track record in a managerial role. You have a good understanding of quality assurance within the automotive industry. You have experience of transformation and development and always strive to deliver great products and value for our customers.

As you will interact with people both internally and externally, we believe you have a strong ability to build trustful cross-functional relations. You dare to take decisions, take ownership, and demonstrate accountability.
As stated, we are built by people, therefore, an inclusive leadership with strong care for your employees is important. You have the capability to bring out the best of your team! You lead with passion, perform with purpose, and transform with vision. You and your team are important enablers for the execution of Volvo Group’s & GTP’s business.

Ticket to ride:

  • University degree, preferably in Engineering
  • Knowledge in quality assurance for electronics production and software development in the automotive industry or similar.
  • Experience within engineering, purchasing, or manufacturing and of leading continuous improvement
  • Minimum three years of experience in leading people
  • Strong communicator with good verbal and written English
Travelling is required, mainly regionally in Europe but also overseas when/if needed.

Reporting To: Head of Supply Network Quality EEA & Technology Specialists, Volvo Group Purchasing

For more information contact: David Fränne, Volvo Group Purchasing,
[email protected] +46739022689

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Who we are and what we believe in

Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Purchasing
has 125 BSEK in purchasing annual spend and 2,550 supply chain partners in serial production. We deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers through scouting and working with high performing supply chain partners. We support Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ through sustainability, business ethics and innovation. Joining us means working in a global context with 1,400 colleagues from diverse backgrounds and different nationalities across 25 countries while contributing to the core business and results of Volvo Group.

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Group Trucks Purchasing

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Västra Götaland



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Flexible locations


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