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Manufacturing Strategy Manager Vehicle Motion

  • Externa annonser
  • Remote

Hemsida Volvo Group


Position Description

Our world is a world of change.

Our organization is built by people and great teamwork. We are a truly global company and we believe in the advantage of diversity and together we create a workplace that brings the best out of everyone.
We believe in a sustainable future and with the global Transport industry as our arena, we work together with our customers to turn this belief into reality for people everywhere. That is our purpose, and we live and breathe it, every day.
Volvo Group Trucks Operations (GTO) encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group. Within GTO you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead.

Our team consists of 15 engaged and motivated colleagues situated in Sweden, France and Belgium. We define and drive strategies for both products and processes with the goal to improve the quality, efficiency and flexibility.
We globally secure IT- System needs, hardware/equipment development and develop/support the growing competence needs ahead. Our focus is both on existing product and processes and the new technologies ahead IE Electromobility, Connectivity and Vehicle Automation, etc.

We are now looking for a Manufacturing Strategy Manager Vehicle Motion

As an MSM you will have a global role and work in a multibrand and multicultural environment, you will be part of a global team responsible for defining, developing and implementing GTO strategies and visions within the Embedded Software Area.
To enable future technology transfers you will also be responsible for starting/supporting Technology development initiatives both within GTT and GTO.
You will be part of a multicultural team where trust, curiosity and performance are important cornerstones.


  • To be the GTO primary interface towards GTT In the Technology Stream setup.
  • To be actively involved in the early phases of product technology development including Advanced Engineering projects and development of Product roadmaps.
  • To secure global alignment of product technology and process roadmaps across the GTO regions, mainly the North America Manufacturing, Europe and Brazil Manufacturing and International Manufacturing.
  • To support GTO project managers in the creation and implementation of project prerequisites and driving requirements.
  • To work in close cooperation with the Manufacturing Technology Managers and Specialists, supporting them in the development of new technologies and process visions.

Main activities and responsibilities

  • Drive the development of GTO product-related strategies (e.g. Physical Modules, Marriage Points, Software Deployment, Calibration, assembly verification…)
  • Support the development of the Product Platform by representing GTO in the creation of the Product strategies and roadmaps
  • Provide ESW manufacturing prerequisites and driving requirements in product technology development (Epics, Advanced Engineering and early phase investigations.)
  • Support Concept evaluation and selection regarding ESW manufacturing process in the different regions.
  • Represent GTO in sub-technology stream cross functional forum and drive the development of these forums when they do not exist.
  • Provide input to manufacturing technology roadmap based on identified business potentials.

Experience and competence

  • Engineering University degree or equivalent
  • Experience in Embedded software, EE architecture connected to Vehicle Motion.
    • Active Safety Systems
    • Vehicle Dynamics
    • Thermal Management
  • Experience in leadership and networking in a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience from driving change in a global environment
  • Basic knowledge in ESW Manufacturing processes
  • As all documentation is in English, proficiency in the English language is required.

Personal Skills

As a Manufacturing Strategy Manager you are expected to be skilled in driving networks and work in teams. You take responsibility are creative, autonomous and innovative. You have good communication skills and are generous and share knowledge.
You have a natural interest to develop yourself and your surrounding within your area of expertise.

Location: Gothenburg Sweden
Travel required: occasional

Application screening will start immediately; we look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible.

For further information, please contact:

Henrik Zackrisson, Manager ESW Tools, Systems and Strategy
phone: +46 31 3229650, [email protected]
Åsa Brunger Sjöbeck, HR representative, +46765533729

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

About us

We value your data privacy and therefore do not accept applications via mail.

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 Operations
encompasses all production of the Group’s manufacturing of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks, as well as engines and transmissions. We also orchestrate the spare parts distribution for Volvo Group’s customers globally and design, operate and optimize logistics and supply chains for all brands. We count 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, where continuous improvement is the foundation. As our planet is facing great challenges, we – one of the largest industrial organizations in the world – stand at the forefront of innovation. We are ready to rise to the challenge. Would you like to join us?

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Group Trucks Operations

State / Province

Västra Götaland



Employment/Assignment Type


Travel Required (maximum)

Occasional Travel

Functional Area

Manufacturing Engineering

Flexible locations

France,Lyon,Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Sweden,Göteborg,Västra Götaland

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  • Externa annonser
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Hemsida Volvo Group

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