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Lead Project Manager - Transmission Product Team

Take the opportunity to join the exciting change journey Powertrain Engineering (PE) is embarking on when creating the future powertrains for our customers as well as the future working place for our employees.

This is us, your new colleagues at PE

We are proud product owners for components, systems as well as complete powertrains. We are accountable for the lifecycle management of our products, from advanced engineering, through product development into the maintenance phase. 
We stand in front of significant challenges – where reducing transport emitted CO2 emissions is one of the biggest – and are now adapting to take this on by simplifying and empowering our organization and way of working. As an integrated part of this we have high expectations to reduce development lead-time and cost and driving innovation and employee engagement through our leaders leading technology and people.

Responsibilities / Main tasks   
The Powertrain Engineering Sweden organization has the full worldwide Product platform responsibility for Heavy Duty Engines and transmission. It is as well responsible for the installation of Heavy duty powertrains in European Volvo Products. The Driveline department is responsible to deliver a complete transmission/driveline system for both conventional powertrains as for electrified drivelines. 
As Lead Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to lead the development of new transmission solutions, for both conventional and electrified drivetrains. You will be part of the Transmission Product Team, a group of approximately 15 highly skilled and experienced individuals with a collective responsibility to lead the development of future products as well as maintaining existing products. Part of the team applies an agile framework way of working.

Your main responsibilities will be:
Manage projects with high technical complexity, including several function areas in more than one location
Your assigned project(s) will include development of new technologies or implementation of new concepts, affecting both global technical platform and local applications
As the primary engineering leader within the project, ensure a technical delivery including both HW and SW fulfilling the targets set out for the project
Who are you? Are we a perfect match?

We are looking for a person with proven leadership skills with ability to inspire, drive, motivate and coach team members. You possess a flexible mindset with ability to lead change and take decisions, and ability to be clear and concise in communication. Most important of all is that you have a collaborative mindset and capabilities to interact with many different stakeholders.   
8 years or more of experience in project management roles
You are holding a Master degree in engineering
You have a proven experience within powertrain development
You are well experienced in operating in a global environment
You enjoy balancing between strategic plans and short-term activities. You are comfortable in taking difficult decisions and standing up for the values of our company
Finding solutions and always try to improve both yourself and the team is a part of your DNA
Genuine interest in understanding how our products are used and how we should develop the systems to meet the legal, customer and society demands
Strong collaboration skills are required
What can we offer?

You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. Our daily work is performed in an international environment giving the opportunity to interact with highly committed colleagues from different cultures. We trust the individual and act as a team, stay close to the product and provide opportunities for professional and personal growth.

For more information please contact 
Robin Levin, Group Manager, +46 31 3234782

About the company

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

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