Volvo Group Manager Customer Adaptation Internal Workshop in Göteborg, Sweden

The position Manager Customer Adaptation Internal Workshop leads a production team consisting experienced mechanics with the main task to build/rebuild the truck according to specific adaptations and/or super structures requested by customers. The role is part of the Customer Adaptation Management team and reports directly to Director Customer Adaptation.

The Customer Adaptation is an important strategic area with the aim to support and increase truck sales. We work actively and cross functionally with our counterparts both within Sales & Marketing (TSS), R&D (GTT), Purchasing (GTP) and internally within Operations (GTO.)

Within the Customer Adaptation Management Team we share a cooperative, supportive & open atmosphere. Our Management Team drives the operation with care and focus on development of people and customers. Although we keep focus on our deliveries we never miss the opportunity knowing each other better and having good laughter together. We believe the time we spend together is part of our lifetime and not working hours. We share, we help and we trust each other.

Responsibilities

  • To be active part of the Customer Adaptation strategy and management work

  • To create prerequisites for the team according to commitments towards our customer

  • To support the team’s competence development in order to meet both operational skills and future competence requirements

  • To manage capacity variation within the team

  • To drive operational excellence and constantly improve our way of working

  • To be a bridge for communication, assuring top-down and bottom-up distribution of relevant information

  • Strongly support and drive cross-functional way of working

  • To work in accordance with the Code of Conduct and the Volvo Way

Qualification and competence needed for the position

  • Be proactive leader with the courage and integrity needed to drive and implement changes together with your team

  • Be transparent, empathic listener, organized and able to create an inspiring and motivating climate

  • To set clear directions for your team, manage workload by efficient planning, and show trust by delegation of tasks and decisions within your team

  • Believing in people’s ability for development

  • Eager to learn when facing new problems, analyzing areas for improvements and quickly adapt to changes

  • Show high interest in the industry development within Key ready and Body Building business

  • Be business and customer oriented

  • To have a suitable education (preferably technical but not mandatory)

  • To have an open multi-cultural mindset and have ability to drive and influence others in this direction

  • Fluent in English

  • Good Lean knowledge

Within Customer Adaptation we are looking actively to increase our diversity and inclusiveness in our operations. That is why, we would like to create teams with a good mixture of male/female, different personal backgrounds, ages, preferences and experiences.

For further information please contact:

Nasim Peyrovan Ahlström, Customer Adaptation Director, Tuve Plant,

tel +46 31 3233226

About us

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates.

In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

82378BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

Functional Area

Production

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran