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Area Leader i Göteborg

The best place to work in the Global Automotive Industry. Join us on this exciting journey into the future, we want to hear from you!

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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.


About us
Commodity Body Structure is a section within Manufacturing Engineering. We develop and implement quality assured, flexible and effective production systems in the Body shop plants. The section is working cross functionally & project oriented, supporting all Volvo Car Group´s Production Plants and car programs globally. Within the groups: Hang on Parts, Upper-body and Under-body we are now looking for 3 new members, working as an Area Leader Central.


Purpose of an Area Leader

To be a project leader and lead a cross functional team that secures best process design possible by driving Manufacturing KPIs for an intended manufacturing plant within own commodity area. To lead the team, to enable product feedback within the organization, to improve Manufacturing KPIs. To own and align global manufacturing processes and strategies within the Car programs that share commonality with programs or platforms. 


What you will do

Plan and lead the team to achieve project time plans. 
Represents ME as well as the plants, in supporting stakeholders.
Securing all Manufacturing deliveries from the team to the car programs.
Take actions on manufacturing related obstacle to achieve best process design and update status to Gateway/Milestone reports within area of responsibility up to Final Data Judgment.
Share best practice and knowledge and coach the team members.

Are you looking for a position where you can develop your leadership competences, continue to build your technical and manufacturing skills, then you should consider applying for this position.

Do you fit the profile?
You have a M.Sc. in Production or Mechanical Engineering or corresponding professional experience, such as Project Leader or similar. 
Other attributes which we put value on are; Business acumen mind-set, a good interpersonal and collaboration skills as well as being enthusiastic and customer focused. We believe that you are engaged in your work and encourage people that you interact with. You have a strong willingness and ability to drive change and results. Ability to travel within and outside Europe is of big importance as this is part of the role. Willingness to work abroad and relocate to other countries. 
You need to be fluent in English, written and spoken due to our global organisation set up.


How to learn more and apply
Does this sound like your new challenge?
Please attach your application as soon as possible, but no later than 2022-04-14. 
For questions about the position please contact, contact manager Magnus Jivefors, Anders Granström, Shaho Godarzi at ,

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Pedram Yousefi at 
Your application should include CV and Cover letter written in English. Please note that, due to GDPR applications via email will not be accepted.



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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