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Project Manager Operations – Product Maintenance Team

Group Trucks Operations is the truck industrial entity within the Volvo Group responsible for Global Truck manufacturing, including Cab & Vehicle Assembly, Engine Production, Logistics Services, Parts Distribution and Remanufacturing. Group Trucks Operations manufacture advanced products for the world class brands of the Volvo Group and work with energy, passion and respect for the individual. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity to an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, where continuous development and productivity improvement is driven through Volvo Production System. Together, Group Trucks Operations represent almost 35,000 employees at 70 larger or smaller units on 6 continents.

We are one of the best transmission factories in the world and we produce some of the best transmissions on the market. The production plant in Köping is the transmission center within Volvo Group Trucks Operations, Powertrain Production. Our site is the Center of Excellence within the area of transmission solutions. We are now looking for strengthening our product maintenance team with a Project Manager Operations within our Product & Project Office. The department is part of our Industrial Engineering unit that has not only a strong future focus on our factory and the industrialization of new products, but also provides technical support against our operations. We are looking for a team player, who is driven to lead cross functional teams and cares about our products and jointly with the rest of us strives towards being the best transmission factory in the world.

As a Project Manager Operations within product maintenance:

  • You will play an important role in our product maintenance projects within Volvo Group Trucks Operations and within Volvo Group’s global environment
  • Your mission will be to lead projects introducing product, method and process changes within our product maintenance portfolio for both conventional and electro mobility transmissions. Projects are characterized by quality and process improvements, supplier updates or field quality claims
  • You will lead several projects in parallel introducing updates in running production
  • You will lead and co-ordinate professionals within our site and be the globally responsible Project Manager Operations representing GTO for the projects within your responsibility
  • Taking on this position, you will play an important part in taking our Industrial Engineering team to the next level as we focus on improving our project management methods and ways of working within the Product & Project Office

Within Volvo GTO in Köping, team spirit and collaboration is essential for success. We believe strongly that team play comes with the journey of working proactively with our long-term determination in industrializing future technologies whilst standing shoulder to shoulder in facing our daily operations pulse. Within our journey we enjoy having great fun together and we build a culture for customer success, trust, passion, change and performance.

Who are you?

As a suitable candidate, you should be inspired and motivated of what is described above. You will be the front-runner in your product maintenance projects and it is important that you can find alignment with top-level objectives. As a person, you need clear customer focus and business understanding. An ability of strategic thinking, as well as, a strong sense of urgency and high responsiveness is essential. Other qualities that we value are a structured way of working, a quality mindset, communication and presentation skills, an analytical capacity and faced based approach.

Qualifications and background to your favor:

  • As a cornerstone in your professional background you hold a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • We believe you have a background within Operations or Engineering preferably from the automotive industry and knowledge within the field of machining and/or assembly is seen as beneficial
  • You have at least three years of documented experience of leading projects and technical investigations
  • You communicate with ease in both Swedish and English, spoken and written

Does this sound interesting?

We cooperate with Consensus for this recruitment. For further information, please contact Lena Ahlin +46 70 374 34 94. We look forward to receiving your application by September 13 at the latest at www.consensus.nu.