Volvo Group Product Specialist, Spare Parts Assortment (Lead Engineer) in Göteborg, Sweden

This is us

The Product and Quality Management group is part of Aftermarket Technology, a global function providing aftermarket support to AB Volvo’s truck brands and business areas. Our mission is to make sure vehicles can be easily serviced and maintained. We achieve this by developing technologies for the service market and by setting requirements for optimized maintainability and business development.

Are you a true team player passionate about technology and eager to develop excellent products for the service market? Then you might be the person we are looking for.

Job description

Product & Quality Management is a newly built group supporting and driving development of products to support the service market worldwide. Our main deliverables are:

Developing products to enable the spare parts business for all truck brands

Leading quality improvements in the spare parts assortment and information

Securing aftermarket software availability for future and existing products

Responsibilities

We are now looking for a Product Specialist, Spare Parts Assortment to strengthen our team.

The Product Specialist’s mission is to ensure that the spare part assortment is cost-efficient and meets customer demands throughout the parts’ lifetime cycle.

  • Develops long term strategy for spare part assortment

  • Collaborates with Brands’ representatives to collect inputs about customers’ and markets’ demands

  • Coaches Spare Parts Engineers globally and supports maintenance activities to ensure a relevant spare part assortment throughout the parts’ life cycle

  • Supports Spare Parts Engineering teams with business intelligence, data mining and business cases for lifecycle earning

  • Leads a global team to perform parts assortment cleanup and phase out for all Brands

  • Represents Spare Parts Engineering & Information in projects where spare part assortment related questions are raised

  • Investigates new technologies and future trends, performs benchmarking of competitors

Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Engineering/Business Administration or equivalent

  • Experience from Product Management and/or Aftermarket

  • Spare Part Engineer experience is an advantage

  • Previous experience from Business Intelligence is a merit

  • Previous experience of the Volvo systems as KOLA and GLOPPS is a merit

  • Fluent in English, verbally and written

Personal Qualifications

Our first concern is to make our customers succeed so we are looking for a business and customer oriented person who shares our passion. You should have excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a global and cross functional organization. We believe in the strength of continuous improvement and for this reason we search someone who has excellent analytical skills and strong problem solving mindset. You should also have a “can-do” attitude and the ability to take initiatives to accomplish goals, be creative and direction setting.

What can we offer?

You get the opportunity to work in a truly global and multicultural organization, together with highly skilled and committed colleagues. We have an open and innovative environment where we encourage new ideas and we are committed to achieve outstanding products. We trust the individual and act as a team; we change to stay ahead and are passionate about the products we develop. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will from you.

For further information please contact:

Emanuela Caira, Manager Product & Quality Management, +46 73 902 28 34

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

82366BR

Entity

Group Trucks Technology

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type

Tillsvidare

Travel Required (Maximum)

Ibland

Last application date

Functional Area

Aftermarket

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