Volvo Group Specialist – Product Data Management in Göteborg, Sweden

We are looking for:

Specialist in Product Data Management

to join our team in establishing a competitive Product Data Management (PDM), working with PDM state of the art, Volvo Group tradition in this area, future business needs and trends, as well as Volvo Group products, processes, IT systems and organizational structure.

Volvo Group Product Data Management Logic (PDM Logic) manages the Volvo Group product portfolio via information elements such as variants, parts, CAD-modules, design change notes, breakdown structures etc. PDM Logic provides the product information backbone throughout a product’s lifecycle.

We are a team of people globally working with PDM Logic-related activities such as strategies, quality improvements, enhancements triggered by new business demands, etc. The work is carried out together with a comprehensive network of local teams at different Volvo Group sites and functions.

Main tasks:

As a specialist in PDM Logic you will participate in PDM-related business investigations and projects in mechanical and embedded software areas to fully grasp business demands and define the corresponding PDM solution. You will continuously work on identifying improvement potentials within the area of PDM. You will actively spread and share knowledge by developing high-end presentations and coaching others.

You will also be involved in defining new processes and methods as well as specifying the IT support required in order to meet future business demands. Since PDM Logic is used throughout the entire product lifecycle you will cooperate with specialists from other functions/sites across Product Development, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing and Aftermarket, at different divisions within the Volvo Group.

Qualifications and competences

a.Experience of PDM/PLM area (preferably experience of Volvo Group PDM, i.e. KOLA).

b.Strong analytical skills.

c.Experience of making technical investigations.

d.Presentation skills.

e.Engineering degree (or corresponding work experience)

f.Basic knowledge of automotive industry (preferable, but not mandatory).

g.As we are a truly global and diverse company, most of your meetings and emails will be in English, hence you need to be fluent in both spoken and written English.

Personal skills:

You consider product data management as one of a company’s main corporate assets and are prepared to work as a specialist and PDM ambassador across different processes, projects, sites and functions. Since our team has a strategic role and cooperates with a large number of different functions within the Volvo Group, you will readily take own initiatives and drive identified topics independently with energy and passion using your social and networking abilities as well as your specialist skills in a global, multi-cultural and multi-brand environment.

We are now offering you an opportunity to be part of forming the future in this important and globally expanding area. Your employment will consist of truly exciting challenges together with highly skilled colleagues at one of the world’s largest providers of products and services for the international transport industry. Working in our global environment will offer you both professional and personal developmental opportunities. We are eager to share competences with you and provide you with fantastic opportunities to learn and develop with us. Together we drive prosperity and experience the challenges!

The position is located in Gothenburg and may include occasional traveling.

For further information please contact:

Samir Mesihovic, Group Manager - Platform Structure

Tel: +46 (0)739024584

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 Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support.

With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse 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

71125BR

Entity

Group Trucks Technology

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

31-May-2017

Functional Area

Technology