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Team Manager - Exterior Lighting Functions i Göteborg

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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 leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.


What we offer
The department Exterior Systems has responsibilities to develop the exterior mechatronic systems of the vehicle, which involves development of customer functionality, system design, hardware design, software development and verification on all levels. The technical responsibility covers system solutions in various areas, among them exterior front lighting and rear lighting, wipers, washer, sensor cleaning and rear-view systems/mirrors. Exterior Systems is also developing the automated test infrastructure for Vehicle Tophat and Vehicle Platform.

Our current Exterior Lighting Functions team has now grown to an extent when it is time to split the team and create two parallel teams. We are now looking for a team manager to the new team. You will be responsible for a group of approximately 20 skilled engineers, engaged in agile development teams with technical responsibility within Exterior Lighting Functions, functional and system design, SW-development and verification. 


What you will do
You will be part of the management team within the department, and you will report to the head of the department. You will be working actively with your development team and ensure the team members´ individual development, in order to reach the common set target and goals. The collaboration with the Product Owner and the Scrum Master in each team is an important base for the team development and success, and in that trio will one of your main responsibilities be to assure availability of competence and to secure future competence development. We have started a journey to bring more of the SW-development and engineering work in-house and one of your tasks will be to ensure the competence development and enhancement to succeed with that ambition. 

You will be acting in an international environment and will be part of the interface to global suppliers. Outlining technology strategies is part of your responsibility and it requires a constant need of staying updated within the technical areas related to the team. This position offers possibilities to long-term development within a continuously growing area that have a bright and exciting future ahead.


You and your skills
To be successful in this job, we see that you have experience from a SW-developing environment. It is strongly preferred that you have experience from working in an agile environment, SAFe educated is plus. You have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Automotive, Electrical Engineering or equivalent. With your documented leadership experience, you can demonstrate your interest in people and competence development. Driving licence (B) is necessary.


You are inclusive, communicative, team oriented and customer focused. You support the teams by being present and attentive to the teams´ needs, but at the same time challenge them to continuously learn. You guide and coach employees in the agile way of working, by providing them the information and support needed. You have a technical interest, but you prefer working through and with people to develop their strengths.


How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position, please contact hiring manager, Per Angel, Director 93700 Exterior Systems at or 0733-330741. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter, Catharina Skog at Please note that applications by email will not be accepted. 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 February 20th, 2022.



Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

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