Volvo Group Business Analyst / Solution Expert – VPDM/PPR area in Göteborg, Sweden

Solution Delivery Unit DVP

Solution delivery Unit DVP is a global unit within Volvo providing IT solution supporting all Volvo Group product development globally. The mission of the unit is to ensure that the Volvo Group's IT solutions and IT projects within the area of product development are managed in an optimal way.

Solution Center CAD/VPDM & VM

The Solution Center CAD/VPDM & VM is a function, within Solution delivery Unit DVP. The Solution Center (SC) has the responsibility to deliver applications used in the Volvo Group for 3D development and virtual product data management and data analysis. The SC covers both unique and shared global solutions. The SC has full responsibility for runtime (cost, quality of service) and for the delivery of projects. The SC is supporting roadmap design and long term planning in its area. It is then responsible to drive deliveries according to the global solutions agenda.

We look for a Business Analyst in Windchill, PDMLink and MPMLink area

We are about to start a journey, shaping Volvo’s new way of working within the virtual product development (VPDM) area. We are facing a challenging and exciting period as we are about to enhance the functionality in Windchill, utilizing more of the available out of the box features.

The PDMLink instance serves all downstream systems with the virtual product for analyses or usage in other purposes such as Virtual Manufacturing capabilities.

PDMLink has up to 6000 users in Volvo Group with users globally in 25 sites. We have IT representation in Japan, Bangalore, Lyon, Göteborg and Greensboro.

We are looking for an IT Business Analysts with a passion for business and IT providing support both to the customer and the IT organization with focus on business driven new development and enhancements of IT solutions.

Main responsibilities

  • As IT Business Analyst you will be involved in different activities aiming to deliver business value in the form of implemented IT solutions

  • In collaboration with the Solution Leader, IT architect and the Delivery Lead guide and lead the VPDM delivery towards the strategic goals

  • In collaboration with or on behalf of the Solution Leader help to manage the solutions within the VPDM area.

  • Continuously work to improve existing ways of working

  • Propose changes that make the software product more efficient and/or reduce operation or maintenance cost

  • Support the Solution Leader to manage “key user network” and conduct requirements elicitation

  • Take part of designing and implementing solutions according to the business requirements

  • Plan and execute business analysis activities in a project or runtime deliveries

  • Participate as an IT Business Analyst in business activities

  • Participate in development as applicable

  • Provide functional application support within the VPDM area

  • Support the Solution Leader to secure and maintain complete solution documentation including user manual and training material and execute trainings and workshops together with key users locally and globally

Wanted profile

  • You need to have the ability to work under demanding, challenging and changing conditions. As a person you are structured, innovative and have a strong technical focus in combination with a customer oriented attitude

  • You enjoy teamwork, contribute with team spirit and you like taking responsibility. You have the ability to inspire, develop and motivate individuals and teams

  • You need to be able to manage on a day to day basis in a good self-supportive way

  • Since you are part of a global unit, with global responsibilities, you will need to actively cooperate with various stakeholders and navigate with ease in a multi-cultural environment

Experiences and Competencies

  • A university degree in engineering, computer science or similar

  • Experience from work as a user in CAD/VPDM

  • Deep knowledge in CAD vaulting and CAD data management

  • Experience from working in Volvo product development systems and tools e.g. PDMlink, Creo parametric, MPMLink, Catia V5, AVP and KOLA is a merit

  • Experience in working in a collaborative environment with different stakeholders, from technicians and users to decision makers

  • Good understanding of the connection between user needs and possible IT solutions and experience from creating use cases and acceptance tests

  • Experience in agile work

  • Fluent in English

  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with your internal and external stakeholders

  • Experience from method development and delivering trainings is a merit

What we have to 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. You will be a key player in continuing to build the DVP Solution Unit. You will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders inside as well as outside Group IT, delivering cutting edge services in line with the Volvo Group Strategy.

At Volvo Group, we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strengths inherit in the diversity of knowledge, experience, age, gender, nationality etc.

Application screening will start immediately. We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible.

For further information please contact

Delivery Manager, SC –VPDM & VM, Mikael Lundkvist: +46 31 3226654

Director SC – CAD, VPDM & VM, Jon Castor, phone +17175521004

HR Business Partner, Frank Pettersson, phone +46 31 3227371

Union representatives for Swedish applicants

Emil Bergvall, Unionen, phone +46 31 322 84 24

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.

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