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Area Leader i Göteborg

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Be a part of the electric future of Volvo Cars  
Be a part of our electric future 


We’re an ambitious company and we’ve set ourselves some firm goals. By 2030, we want to be a fully electric mobility company with global growth. To make sure we deliver on our big plans, we’ll need to expand our current manufacturing footprint. That’s why we’ve decided to open a new state-of-the-art electric only car factory – and this time we’re expanding in Kosice, Slovakia. 


The new plant will only use climate neutral energy and be designed to be a leader in sustainable and efficient premium electric car production. We will optimize layout and logistics flow to achieve the highest global standards in energy and environmental efficiency.  


This is a unique opportunity to be a part of building something completely new, setting a new standard for Volvo manufacturing. Jump in and join the ride! 


About us
Industrialization is a section within Geo&Body at Manufacturing engineering. We implement and verify process, equipment and product geometry during industrialization phase to achieve optimal availability, high maintainability and correct product quality for new programs.


You will work with the Industrialization team that is part of Manufacturing Engineering Body & Geo and has responsibility to develop and implement equipment solutions for product projects, running changes, capacity projects and non-product projects according to project targets. You- will be located in Kosice (Slovakia) but the first year will include some months in other Volvo sites. You will be responsible for securing all ME Geo & Body Industrialization deliveries from the area upper body.

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 and balance the technique, cost and time towards set targets. 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. 
•    Securing all Manufacturing deliveries from the team to the car programs.

•    Responsible for RFQ creation. (Request For Quotation)
•    Main contact person to Contractor/Line Builders.
•    Share best practice and knowledge and coach the team members.
•    Responsible for Area budget.
•    Responsible for handing over equipment to end user (production organization).

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. You need to be fluent in English and Slovak, written and spoken due to our global organisation set up.
The position is located in Kosice, Slovakia.

How to learn more and apply
Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below no later than 1 January, 2023.
For questions regarding the position or recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Emina Dedeic at 
Please note that applications via mail 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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