Everything we do starts with people.
Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.
Your leadership will make a difference.
At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of our exciting mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, by leading and inspiring your team to success.
We design, engineer and build Scandinavian luxury cars that understand people – cars with an exceptional personality in both design and engineering. The aim and expectations of the most progressive and desired luxury car is high. Therefore, we like to keep empowering and coach towards our vision together with you!
What´s in it for you?
We are now looking for a skilled Director for Comfort Functions. This section is responsible for developing technical solutions for switches, system solutions and ECU’s related to comfort functions in all vehicle lines within Volvo Cars. We are working in close collaboration with Design department and Vehicle hardware. The total area of responsibility include all development and strategy phases together with procurement.
The section consists of approx. 80 employees. Out of these approximately 20 employees are working at another unit. The section is in the middle of the transformation into an agile development way of working, and has performed several PI planning’s.
As a Director, you will be part of the Department Management Team. The department includes three more sections, Power and Energy, Security and Body electronics as well as Electrical Infrastructure. We are approximately 550 employees.
What you will do
- Build, align and develop your organization in close collaboration with related operative roles
- Build an empowered leadership team, focusing speed and quality of your main value flow
- Collaborate with your leadership team, incl. operative roles, to be attentive to needs
- Embrace real-time data transparency
- Collaborate with procurement to develop suppliers towards Agile Way of Working
- Safeguard technical strategies and set objectives accordingly
- Complete responsibility for all operations within the section
You and your skills
- Academic education at university level or equivalent
- Broad experience from Volvo Cars or other relevant industries
- Experience from leading teams
- Personal leadership skills to Create Clarity, Shows courage and Empower teams
- You have endurance and like to solve problems
- Knowledge of Agile development and SAFe framework.
How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position please contact hiring manager, Susanne Rydén at Susanne.email@example.com or by phone +46-733 332 199. Union point of contacts Anders Kästel, Akademikerna,+46-729 774 893 or Roger Hilmersson, Unionen, +46 - 729 797 284. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter, Kristin Lövgren at Kristin.firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that applications via email will not be approved.
Interviews will be held continuously. To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via the link below as soon as possible but no later than 2019-04-04.
Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.