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Shop Manager, Mega Casting Plant - Volvo Cars Kosice (VCK) 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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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! 




What’s in it for you
We are looking for our next committed and collaborative colleague who is eager to join us as Shop Manager Mega Casting, member of our Plant Management Team, and has responsibility to be part of starting up a complete new Volvo Car Plant in Kosice, Slovakia (VCK).


As Shop Manager for Mega Casting, you will have the opportunity be part of establishing the new Shop and support the recruitment of your new team. In close collaboration with Manufacturing Engineering, develop and secure the best available techniques, develop the new manufacturing processes and standards. Strategic work, Personal and Organizational planning will be a part of our daily work. Your focus is to ensure shop readiness. 


Does this sound like great opportunities to grow as a professional? Then learn more about your future responsibilities!


What you will do 
You will initially be a part of the Mega Casting Project team, responsible to drive the development of the future Mega Casting organization as well as leading the launch of Casted components. In your daily work you will recruit, learn, coach, train, and develop people and alongside support/provide teams with prerequisites to achieve priorities and targets. 


As Shop Manager for the Mega Casting Plant, you will create clarity by guiding and inspiring people through purpose, showing commitment by taking ownership and acting with integrity and trust and empowering teams by ensuring accountability and coaching for success. 


Do you fit the profile? 
We believe you are a person with a relevant university degree and a long-term experience as a leader within Production. Experience of Foundry, Machining and Casting processes is preferable. You have a passion for cars and technology, and you are fluent in English, both written and spoken. Slovakian language skills will be a clear merit.  


The position is located in Kosice, Slovakia. You also need to have the flexibility to travel.


To succeed in this role, we believe you have significant leadership experience from a formal managerial position, the ability to both lead and motivate employees together with extended knowledge in methods, tools, processes, production systems and ways of working in a factory. 

For us it is essential that you are curious and always willing to learn more, continuously striving for robust and high performing processes and organizations.


You are a strong believer in the power of people, and you hold a strategical mindset with an ambition to develop future business with a holistic view. Strong  communication and collaboration skills are characteristics of yours, making it easy for you to build confidence and trust at all levels in the organization. 


You are courageous and inclusive in your leadership, a good listener who coaches, challenges, and inspires your Team with an ambition of bringing out the best in your colleagues. We are looking for a person who can demonstrate personal leadership in support the company business objectives, coach and guide people in change and is a person who truly lives our Volvo Cars WE Culture.

How to learn more and apply
Does this sound like your next challenge? Are you eager to join us? Then apply via the link in the advert, no later than January 1, 2023. Due to GDPR we do not accept applications via e-mail.

If you have questions regarding the position and recruitment process, please contact Recruiter, Ayla Kutlay at



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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