Strategy and Technology leader - Brake System & Vehicle Control
Do you want to join the Brake system & Vehicle Control team (BSVC) on our very exciting journey, being able to influence the development of future truck solutions for E-mobility and automation?
The mission of the Strategy and Technology Leader is to define, and facilitate the execution of necessary activities within BSVC in order to secure implementation of our product strategies.
About the role
This position offers you the challenge to be involved in technology development from advanced engineering through product development and into the maintenance phase.
Specific focus will on execution of advanced engineering initiatives connected to future solutions and systems supporting for example automated driving and electromobility.
To have an interest in developing processes and ways of working is an advantage as it is an integral part of this role.
Furthermore, your task will be to support to the product and system road map (strategy) responsibles in defining technology strategies in the areas of wheel ends, braking systems, air management and air suspension systems. Analysis of “the world around us” is a very interesting task, and your mission is to see what are the best practices in the industry for our area are.
In order to succeed in this role you need to develop an extensive network within Vehicle Engineering, as well as towards other stakeholders, such as powertrain engineering, production, aftermarket and purchasing.
You will be a member of the BSVC management team and report to the BSVC Global Technology Manager.
Who are you?
We believe you are a person with genuine interest in technology as well as people. To establish and maintain effective customer- and stakeholder relationships is something you enjoy.
You undertake everything with drive and perseverance while showing consistency between words and actions. The ambition to create an open, well organized and inspiring environment around you is always there.
Flexibility and openness to change is necessary in the fast moving environment where we act, so continuous improvement comes naturally to you.
In order to succeed in your new role we think you have:
- MSc Degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics or similar
- >10 years of product development experience in the automotive industry, with “cradle to the grave” product responsibility and >5 years in development of vehicle dynamics systems
- Leadership experience
- Fluent in English, both written and spoken
- Supplier management experience is a merit
- Experience from agile product development using the SAFe framework is a merit
Pär Blomqvist, Global Technology Manager Brake System & Vehicle Control (BSVC), +46 31 3229612
Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.