Everything we do at Volvo Car Corporation starts with people. We design, engineer and build Scandinavian luxury cars that understand people – cars with an exceptional personality in both design and engineering. The challenges ahead are huge. In strong competition, our vision is to be the world's most progressive and desired luxury car brand. We shall double our sales. And we aim to be a leader in developing innovative human-centric technology. To make this happen, we need more talented people on-board. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to work across the borders in a global organisation that values individual differences and gives you unique career opportunities. We believe in the power of people and will support you to reach your full potential. Sound like you? Join us in creating the next generation smart and sustainable luxury cars.
Project Manager – Safety Electronics
At RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT you will be a key contributor to the next generation outstanding luxury cars from Volvo. Together with other engineers around the world, you and your team will create innovative human-centric car technology that makes life less complicated and more enjoyable for people. Are you interested in design and connected car technology? Do you share our passion for people, the environment and our urge to create a superior driving experience? Research and Development is the place for you to prosper.
As PROJECT MANAGER (SU) within Safety Electronics you will be involved in projects during the late concept phases and industrialization phases leading up to the end of the programs. We are working with development of state-of-the-art automotive safety technology providing a lot of the key selling points to our vehicle programs. The work is carried out in close collaboration with our global supplier base. The development within Safety Electronics and Functions has been one of the fastest growing parts of Volvo Cars for the last decade especially within the Active Safety and Driver Support area. Volvo Cars is the leading car manufacturer within this area and are consistently launching world first Safety features in our vehicles.
In total, the Safety Electronics section consists of about 65 people and has the responsibility for sensor/component and systems development within the following areas: Airbag electronics including pedestrian protection, Collision Avoidance electronics, Park Assistance and Rear and Side Detection.
We have a good spirit throughout the entire department and can offer work within one of the most interesting areas at Volvo Cars. This vacancy is a temporary position for one year.
Lead typically 3-6 development teams (with separate task leaders) within Safety Electronics
Responsible for the entire sections development in one or several vehicle programs from the CDJ/PTCC milestone until the end of the program, what is usually called the Industrialisation phase
Secure delivery of agreed program content at the required time, at agreed cost and with high quality
Actively take part in and contribute to the work in the Safety Electronics management team.
Report status for your assigned programs to the DPL at Active Safety and Chassis as well as the Section management team according to the agreed processes and formats (e.g. Program Status Reports)
Lead the weekly Technical Program Meeting (TPM-S) and prepare issues for escalation at the Program Control Meeting (PCM-S).
Practical and theoretical knowledge about the Volvo Cars product development process and especially the electrical development process, or experience of product development within electrical engineering in another business area.
Experience from leading product development assignments and ability to motivate a team to deliver on time, at agreed cost with high quality both in product and in execution.
Experience from requirement specification and product documentation.
Organised and structured in following up the work
Good knowledge of English (spoken and written)
Technical education on University level
In this recruitment process we are collaborating with Randstad Professionals. If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact the responsible recruitment consultant Monica Willeborg at +46 (0)733 478073 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews will be held continuously. To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via the link below as soon as possible but no later then December 29th, 2012.
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