Department Manager Electrical System Architecture
The future is electric and we are here to make a difference. Are you a leader who wants to bring passion and joy into our committed teams and be part of changing the future for coming generations.
If you see yourself working in environment filled that challenges you to combine your strategic approach with a more hands on attitude and where you will have the opportunity to influence Volvo Buses future challenges, then we might just have the position for you!
We are looking for an experienced leader to lead our Electrical & Software Architecture department at Volvo Buses. As challenges are waiting for us around the corner it is important that you are innovative, change oriented and has strong implementation skills.
Who are we?
The Platform Development is a function within Global Product Development (GPD), Volvo Buses and responsible for developing platform solutions within the areas of Chassis, Body in white, Body, Powertrain and Electrical. The main sites are located in Sweden and Brazil and the function employs app. 300 people.
The Electrical & Software Architecture Department, where you will be in charge of app. 70 employees, has the overall responsibility to develop and document the complete Electrical systems including SW & architecture development, electrical & electronic components and mechanical installation. You will have five group managers reporting to you. As manager of the Electrical & Software Architecture department you will also be a member of the Platform Development management team, and report to the Vice President Platform Development.
The main task in this important role is to:
You will play an important role to deliver start cost, maintenance and advanced engineering projects according to quality, delivery, cost and feature targets. We do so by taking full product ownership and accountability for our deliveries. You are in the driving seat to develop the organization and the people to support future challenges contributing to Volvo Buses profitability.
Who are we looking for?
We want you to have a minimum 5 years’ experience from manager positions within product development, within the area of electrical and electronics. You have a Master’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering or equivalent. Since we believe that communication is one of the most important tasks we have as leaders, we want you to have great communication skills in English, verbal and written. It is a merit if you have experience from Lean in Product Development
We believe that you are a Business oriented leader with a clear customer focus and a genuine interest in products and services. You have a passion for developing effective teams as you are applying inclusive leadership and see the importance of diversity within the team. You work in a systematic way and can handle a complex and fast changing environment. However, you also like to finish up what you have started. You understand the importance of clear communication and you encourage people take pride in being responsible for their deliveries.
At Volvo Buses we have one purpose, to make a difference making sustainable transport solutions for the future. Want to be an active part of that? Welcome with your application!
For further information please contact:
Per Olson, Vice President Platform Development, phone: +46 739021372
Caroline Kassay, HR Director Global Bus Technology, phone +46 739029298
Volvo Buses is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electro-mobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.