Volvo Group Solution Leader Bus solutions, Uddevalla plant in Göteborg, Sweden

Would you like to help millions of people reach their travel destination every day, all over the world?!

Volvo Buses is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Buses and we at Volvo Group IT manage the IT solutions supporting their manufacturing around the globe. We are now expanding our team supporting the chassis operations in Borås and Uddevalla. We are looking for you, as Solution Leader, supporting our Bus Solutions at the Uddevalla plant!

This is us, your new colleagues!

You will be a part of the Solutions Center Bus & Penta, working in the Bus delivery context, mainly supporting the local systems in the Uddevalla plant. In the Solution Center we take pride working close to the business, deliver with excellence and have fun at the same time.

Role Description and Context

On behalf of the Delivery Manager, you as Solution Leader will take the complete responsibility to manage the end user, business and IT requirements for the applications in scope. In addition you will have the responsibility to manage and plan the operational work, like application support, maintenance and enhancements for the same applications. This will be done in cooperation with mainly third party suppliers and in continuous dialogue with business representatives at the site.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plant visits (Uddevalla & Borås) to understand concerns and opportunities.

  • Continuous dialog with Key Users and business related to the stability of the solution and requirements moving forward.

  • Prioritize changes and defect corrections together with the Key User Forum.

  • Plan and coordinate when changes and defect corrections should/needs to be in place in production.

  • Develop and refine the current support structure.

  • Secure solution competence for functional application support.

  • Plan, inform, co-ordinate, distribute, implement and monitor the team's (3: d parties) activities on regular basis to create an efficient work distribution and service delivery.

  • Ensure execution, follow up and report on agreed performance indicators and targets.

  • Manage deliveries according to agreed estimations on cost, time and quality.

  • Secure a professional relationship with other stakeholders within the delivery organization, to ensure an efficient End-To-End-delivery.

  • Support DM/SPDM in the dialog with the BSPM

  • Contribute to SLA establishment

  • Participate in roll-outs/implementation projects

  • Participate and set requirements for handover from project to maintenance

  • Support in managing Application life cycle (update GAP, inputs for YP, decommission etc.)

Who are you?

As Solution Leader, you will create an efficient and trustful day-to-day operation. Open, honest with a collaborative mindset. You will need to actively cooperate with various stakeholders and navigate with ease in a multi-cultural environment. To be successful in this position you need to be a team player, well-organized with excellent communication and networking skills. You will need to have a strong quality focus and a personal drive, to reach the objectives and targets set for you and our unit, understanding how these contribute to the Volvo Group vision and strategy.

Qualifications

  • Relevant university degree

  • Relevant leadership experience

  • Strong experience from working in an IT delivery organization including solid knowledge about methods used

  • Experience from working in a global context

  • Good communication & presentation skills are a requirement

  • Complete proficiency in English is a requirement

  • Domain knowledge in production processes will be considered an advantage

  • Knowledge about the Volvo Bus will be considered an advantage

  • Knowledge about ERP systems will considered an advantage

Are we a perfect match?

So, if you are a team player with a personal drive that would like to support Volvo Bus production facilities in Uddevalla - then we hope to hear from you!

That is really the start for helping millions of people reach their travel destination, every day!

Location: Sweden Gothenburg/Uddevalla

Travel required: Occasional

For further information please contact:

Maria Granström, Delivery Manager, Bus Solutions +46 31 322 19 71

HR Business Partner, Sofie Nylander, sofie.nylander@volvo.com

Union representatives for Swedish applicants:

Emil Bergvall, Unionen, phone +46 31 3228424

Christer Jonsson, Akademikerna, phone +46 31 322 27 28

Anneli Mattsson, Ledarna, phone +46 31 322 93 91

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 Group IT manages the Group’s overall IT strategies and plans and has the end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery, support of IT solution and services for the Volvo Group.

We are more than 6000 people based in 36 countries working in a completely global organization. We are a team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

72402BR

Entity

Group IT

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

18-Aug-2017

Functional Area

Information Technology