Group Manager Service System & Verification

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


Job Number: 1880

Requisition Number: 145979BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

External Description:

Are you ready to make electrifying connections? Help us to design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of the Volvo Group Technology team, you’ll help us accelerate our journey by engineering exciting next-gen technologies with a global reach. Be part of our evolution as we strengthen our team. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact.

Shaping tomorrow’s technology

At Vehicle Technology, we are passionate about shaping tomorrow’s technology to create excellent sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions to make the world a better place for future generations. We provide innovative, safe and driver friendly solutions, we develop top quality services and we make our customer operations more efficient by using excellent data insights. We support the Volvo Group engineering community with cutting edge tools and methods

Roles and Responsibilities

Our mission, is to identify and create and deliver new digital vehicle-related services, from an end-to-end perspective (meaning crossfunctionally), by capitalizing on digitalization and the knowhow of the Volvo Group.
A directional target, is that we by 2027, have  established a “Service machinery” for vehicle-related services, leading 1/3 of all Service initiatives, and are recognized as the "applied service innovation center" within Group Trucks.
We are a fairly new organization, and by finding an excellent leader for this position: group manager of Service System & Verification, we take the next tangible step on a very exciting and challenging journey.

As a leader you will inspire and challenge people to be the best they can be. You are passionate about creating the right environment to enable your team to develop competencies and skills. You are a driving force and use experiences, feedback and best practices to constantly evolve and improve. Your key responsibilities will be:

In this role, you will be leading the System & Verification team, with the mission to

  • Define and anchor system design and solutions for the customer services we develop
  • Lead and coordinate the Verification process for the customer services we develop
  • Be a valued partner to all upstream and downstream colleagues and processes,
  • including the SW release flow  
  • Ensure that our solutions truly support the flow of value, and takes the End-to-End view;
  • “it does not work until a paying customer is happily using it”
  • On top of the team’s explicit responsibilities, we are also looking for a leader who will support our higher level goals; to significantly improve our overall output, as a cross functional Service Stream
  • You will be part of Vehicle Technology, and more specifically, the Services organization, and be part of the Services Leadership Team and report to the Director of Services.

How to succeed

To succeed in this position, a solid technical foundation in System & Verification is a good start, and a passion for leading and growing the team around you will be the next building block.
On top of this, you will probably bring your passion for at least one of the following topics: test automation, service design, continuous improvement culture or logistics business knowledge.
If you combine the above, with a Mindset of: “The overall flow of value is more important than my silo”, your success is very close to assured.

Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Technology are seeking talents to help design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of our team, you’ll help us by engineering exciting next-gen technologies and contribute to projects that determine new, sustainable solutions. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact. Join our design shift that leaves society in good shape for the next generation.

The location for the position is Gothenburg, Sweden. If you are based in another location, but your skills are a good fit, we strongly encourage you to apply anyway. Relocation support can be provided if needed.

Contacts: Hiring Manager: David Klippudde, Talent acquisition team: John Håkans

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.



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