Volvo Group Human Resources Manager in Borås, Sweden


Do you have a passion to develop the employees that’s makes sure that everyday millions of people reach their travel destination? At Volvo Bus we don’t only have great coffee, we also listen to our employees and encourage them to try new to ways to find innovative solutions. If you thrive in leading change and are able to create a climate of cross functional teamwork where everyone are accountable and proud of the products and solutions, then we are hoping you to join our team.

This is us, your new colleagues

The Chassis Europe organization has developed great the last couple of years. We are an organization with continues improvement on top of our agenda. Now you have the opportunity to be part of and contribute to our next steps.

The organization consists of two plants. In the Borås plant chassis are assembled and chassis material packed. In the Uddevalla plant we have our frame welding operation. We employ 500 people.


Volvo Buses is now seeking an experienced HR Manager within Chassis Europe, who are passionate about the HR profession and willing to take on the challenge of HR business Management, leadership and securing the strategic objectives for the future. You are also part of the VBC HR network together with HR Managers from our other plants and regional functions. You will lead the Chassis Europe plants HR department with two employees. You will be located in Borås and have responsibility for both the Borås plant and the Uddevalla plant. As HR Manager you are responsible for driving, developing and coordinate all kind of HR issues to all employees.

Who are you?

We believe it is the right mindset that will make a difference within our organization. If you see yourself working in an environment that challenges you to combine your strategic approach with a more hands on attitude, then we believe you have the right attitude to be successful in this position.

Your main focus will be to:

  • Support and drive our overall factory objectives and culture with a special focus on HR, Safety, Health and Wellbeing aspects

  • Operative responsible and drive competence development

  • Operative responsible and driver of talent management

  • Drive and support labor relations

  • Driving change management within the HR organization by using our Lean@buses

Required knowledge/experience

In this position you will be part of the Borås Plant Management team and report to Head of Chassis Operations. To be successful in your new role we want you have the following knowledge/experience:

  • Passion for developing people, operations and product and taking advantage of the full diversity of the team

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a senior management position, deep knowledge and experience of HR, Safety, Healt & Wellbeing

  • Experience of Manufacturing

  • Appropriate academic qualifications in Human Resources, Business or a related field required

  • Great communication skills in Swedish and English, spoken and written

Are we a perfect match?

Volvo Buses is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heavy buses and coaches. The offer comprises complete vehicles, chassis, transport solutions, telematics systems, refurbishing, financial solutions and service contract maintenance. The company offers global products adapted to local condition in about 85 countries with manufacturing in Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Volvo Buses employs approximately 8.000 persons, of which 90% are working outside of Sweden.

Curious, and have som questions? Call me!

Come join us for a cup of coffee and we will gladly give you more information about the role and how we can help each other on our future journey!

Tobias Holmqvist, Head of Chassis Operations, phone: 031-322 72 11

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Buses , is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electromobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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