System Leader in Vehicle Motion Management

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


Job Number: 1915

Requisition Number: 146538BR

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.

Do you want to use your expertise to shape sustainable transport solutions for the future? If you seek to make a difference on a global scale, working with next-gen technologies and the sharpest collaborative teams, then we could be a perfect match.

Who are we?
The Vehicle Motion & Thermal Management Technology stream leads and develops complete vehicle motion- and thermal control solutions for Safe, Sustainable and Efficient transportation.
Within Vehicle Motion Management we develop, deliver, and maintain the sustainable system and SW solutions that contribute to centralized control of the vehicle motion in a safe efficient and effective manner for conventional and autonomous driving.
Our technology scope is broad and involves advanced mechatronic systems related to the motion and optimization of energy in our vehicles.

We are currently looking for a confident System Leader who can lead cross-functional teams in the creation of our Vehicle Motion Management products that improve customer experience and grow market share. With us, you will have the opportunity to drive important and strategic product changes, and together with decision makers shape the future for our products.

You simply cannot miss out the possibility to join a stimulating and dynamic global work environment in an energetic professional agile team with strong teamwork.

Do you think it sounds interesting? Then this position could be just the job for you!

What will you do?
As our System Leader, you will be responsible to lead product development and implement our platform solutions for different applications and Truck brands. Together with our highly skilled engineering teams and a wide cross functional network you will lead Vehicle Motion Management system development activities and deliveries (HW, SW, Integration, Verification and Validation). 

The position requires you to be structured to lead and support parallel cross functional development activities and synchronize milestones and deliveries with vehicle pre-study teams, other departments, and organizations. The System Leader is a senior role in Vehicle Motion Management and require you to have good understanding, interest, and ability to lead and develop people. 

Who are we looking for?
You have several years of hands-on experience from leading and coordinating product development activities, preferably from different operational project models. Furthermore, you can clarify and break down complex technical problems.

We believe that you have a genuine interest in vehicle dynamics and vehicle motion control systems, ideally. You have a good understanding and experience of software development and the related environment. We believe you are creative and have the mindset to constantly learn and improve to have the best solutions for our customers.

As a person, you are a team player with a positive mindset, and you have the willingness to effectively build formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization. Your curiosity and interest in constant self-development will make you a great professional within the Volvo Group.

Being resilient is important for this position; meaning being able to rebound from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations. You are eager to take leadership of your own area and deliveries and thereby take accountability.

Your personality is your major reason for success, but we think a successful candidate must have the following skills/attributes/experience: 

  • Collaborative- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Problem solver - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
Relevant Experience:
  • Background in strategy and product development
  • Work in networks, cross functionality
  • Possess great presentation skills

Applicants shall have Master’s Degree or higher in Vehicle Dynamics, Control systems, Mechatronics, Robotics, or similar.

Meritorious to have:
C or CE Driver License

We Value Your Wellbeing
Volvo Group believes in diversity, equity, and inclusion and offers a safe environment to grow. Use your open mind and can-do attitude to help us steer our transportation solutions toward a more sustainable tomorrow.

We offer an ethical culture dedicated to caring about others and the world in which we live. We are committed to shaping the future landscape of efficient and sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions to leave it in better shape for the next generation.

Come, join us as we take our solutions into a new era and make modern life possible. Let's drive progress together.

If you have more questions about the position, please contact Simon Schoutissen - Group Manager - Vehicle Motion Combustion :

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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.



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Location_formattedLocationLong: Gothenburg, SE