Göteborg: Head of Trade finance and Risk management

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Publicerad: 2022-06-23 // Varaktighet: Heltid

In Volvo Buses, our vision is to become the most desired and successful provider of sustainable people transport solutions driving value creation through innovation, partnerships and people. We are acting in a very dynamic market full of significant changes, with focus on sustainable transport solutions, today!
VBC Trade finance and Risk management is a central function responsible for the overall Trade Finance and Credit management activities for Business Area Buses and is part of the Volvo Buses Business Office function. The Head of Trade finance reports directly to the SVP Business office and CFO of Volvo Buses and manages a team of 2 persons. As our current Head of the function is retiring, we are now looking for his successor.

Job description:

We are looking for an experienced Finance person to lead the Trade finance department in Gothenburg, with a global responsibility for the areas of Trade finance, Credit management and Tax coordination. Experience from the abovementioned areas is considered great assets. Being part of the Business office management team and working in a global environment, also gives opportunities and put demands on building a good overall business knowledge and network in order to participate in relevant decision fora and setting directives.

Main responsibilities:
Trade finance activities
Credit management
Bank and Export credit agencies relations.
Cash management and liquidity planning
Currency Management
Insurance matters
Transfer price management
Tax coordinator Business Area Buses
Responsible for related directives and instructions for Business Area Buses
Active development and training within Trade finance areas
Strong interaction with Volvo Buses business units and Group Treasury organization

Required Education and experience:
Senior experience from the Finance and Trade finance area
Functional leadership experience and capabilities, strong in building teams and secure collaborations cross functions
Structured and driving personality with high level of integrity.
Ability to work independently in a flexible and multi-cultural environment.
Ability to speak and write English fluently.

At Volvo Buses we are actively working to establish groupings that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, etc.
We will only review complete applications (CV and personal cover letter).

Are you interested? Call us:
Ulf Nilsson, SVP Business office and CFO, Volvo Buses, +46 765 538 138
Sofie Nylander HR Business Partner, +46 739 023 990

Location & Timeline
The location for the position is Gothenburg. Occasional travel is expected.

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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Chief Financial Officer

Läs mer Jun 17
About Heart Aerospace

Heart’s mission is to create the fastest, most affordable and sustainable mode of transport for regional travel. Our goal is to serve the market in every corner of the world.

Our first aircraft is the ES-19, a nineteen-passenger airliner with an operating range of 400 km. The ES-19 is a fully electric aircraft, and our goal is to have the aircraft certified for commercial operation by 2026.

Your place of work will be at our main office and hangar facility, located at Säve Airport, in Gothenburg or at our office in Stockholm. Relocation assistance can be provided. At Heart you’ll be working at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. We offer stock options to all our employees and a challenging and inspiring work environment.

We seek experienced and skilled professionals to join our small, fast moving team developing a new electric aircraft in Sweden. We’re in a very expansive phase and now is the time to join our team.

Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together.

Role Overview

We are searching for an experienced Chief Financial Officer with the objective to build a scalable finance function and act as a strategic partner for the CEO in fundraising. The CFO will have a significant impact on company operations, helping the company to analyze, strategize, and grow our financial position. The CFO will be a seasoned strategist with clear communication skills who understands performance management systems, capital intensive industrial controlling, capital allocation, and has proven experience raising capital and working in fast-moving companies. This role reports to the CEO and will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

The Chief Financial Officer will build up and develop the finance function, ensuring all aspects are best-in-class, and will be the primary architect of the systems and processes that will be the foundation of future growth. You will bring credibility, insight and financial fluency to interactions with internal and external constituents including potential investors and banks. Translating complexity into simplicity is critical, particularly for all external parties.

Key responsibilities:

- Financial oversight and performance management, including capital raising, budgeting, cash flow, accounting, insurance, tax and financial reporting, helping to drive Heart’s financial strategy and hiring needs.
- Work with senior leadership to refine Heart’s value proposition to investors by developing detailed financial models. Research revenue and other capital raising opportunities.
- Coordinate the development of the annual operating, capital, program and grant budgets. Monitor performance with tracking, establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting for the management team and board.
- Perform risk management, ensure cash flow is compatible with company operations by overseeing the day-to-day accounting, recording, reporting, and internal control activities of the organization.
- Lead the development and use of best-practice policies, practices, and tools that ensure a well-controlled yet flexible organization with strong fiscal management, project management, cross team communications and workflow.
- Ensure Heart is compliant with all applicable financial laws, regulations and accounting standards, monitoring and enforcing compliance.

Qualifications & Experience

- Bachelor’s degree in related field.
- Full A-to-Z CFO tool-box developed within corporate-, banking-and/or a Big-4 accounting environments. Proven experience in building, scaling, and developing a full-fledged finance team.
- International Capital Markets experience. Ideally, familiarity with fundraising and debt financing as well as investor relations. Ability to operate in Board settings as well as external stakeholders.
- Experience from a highly international environment. Exposure to US funding and US registered entities and accounting policies are preferred.
- Worked in a rapidly growing environment, preferably in a manufacturing/industrial or capital-intensive environment.
- Highly business oriented and a strategic thinker.
- Strong leadership skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
- Eagerness to work with others.
- Passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission.

At Heart Aerospace, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. We are growing and there will be plenty of opportunities for development and taking on other responsibilities.

Heart is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Working at Heart Aerospace is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world more accessible and sustainable.

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Vice President Powertrain Business Control, Volvo GTT

Läs mer Maj 5
In the Controlling & Product Finance (C&PF;) function at Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT) we ensure successful product cost management, cost engineering and financial management of Group and Group Trucks R&D investments. We drive our contribution to optimize performance and support transformation, while pursuing process improvements and continuous learning within our global function.

The Powertrain Business Control manages the financial processes and tasks for the Powertrain Engineering function and R&D investments. We work with early and late phases of R&D investments and product cost management. It is a vital function to secure long-term profitability of the products as well as financial management of the function.

As Vice President Powertrain Business Control you report to the SVP Controlling. In this job you are responsible for Business control which includes a broad number of activities, such as target setting, follow-up, decision support and efficiency projects.

You will lead a global highly competent team, where you are line manager for the colleagues located in Gothenburg. You will be part of and work closely with the Powertrain Engineering management team and pro-actively support and ensure good controlling of the function and the R&D investments. Besides the Powertrain team, you will also have the C&PF; Site manager in Brazil reporting to you. You inspire and lead the team and collaborate seamlessly with other functions to continuously develop ways of working and the value contribution.

We believe that you - apart from having a strong Finance background - enjoy a dynamic environment, like working with people in teams, have a proven managerial and leadership capability, communicates effectively, have an analytical mindset, and seeks to make a difference!

Main role & responsibilities
Business control for Powertrain Engineering and part of the management team
Financial management of the ‘Powertrain’ portfolio and associated activities
Global functional manager and local line manager for resources at the site
Optimize the value of the full Controlling & Product Finance contribution to the function including product costing
Proactive in driving financial performance and managing risks
Secure compliance with GTT and Volvo Group Financial policies

Critical Competencies for the position
Hold a university degree and/or MBA
5-10 years of experience in leading global controlling position
Proven leadership experience
Strong skills in communication, collaboration, continuous improvements and building teams
Good understanding of our Industry preferred

For further information about the position, please contact:
Per Ekeblad, SVP Controlling GTT, +46 31 323 3358

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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Affärsinriktad och värderingsdriven CFO till Nokalux

Läs mer Apr 14
Vill du bli del i ett kundfokuserat företag med hög trivselfaktor som befinner sig på en tillväxtresa framåt? Se hit! Nokalux söker en CFO som kommer ha en viktig roll i företagets fortsatta framgång.

Som en av de större aktörerna inom teknisk belysning i Sverige och med egen produktion i Töcksfors har vi kontroll av hela värdekedjan och har ett högt miljö-och hållbarhetsfokus. Vi arbetar i huvudsak på den svenska marknaden men har även ett dotterbolag i Norge. Vi ser hela den nordiska marknaden som vårt framtida expansionsområde. Målsättningen 2022 är att omsätta ca 250MSEK med drygt 80 anställda och en god lönsamhet. Vi ingår i Vätterleden Industri som är en långsiktig ägare.

Vi arbetar med ett hållbart koncept med egen tillverkning nära kunderna, våra underleverantörer väljer vi i närområdet, våra armaturer är energieffektiva och vi undviker förpackningsmaterial vid leveranser till de olika arbetsplatserna. Vi ser att detta koncept kommer att ge oss framgång i hela Norden.

Tjänsten som CFO hos oss är central och viktig där du arbetar nära vår VD. Då det är en ny roll hos oss innebär det att du har stor möjlighet att påverka utformningen av rollen. Vi ser att du är aktiv i styrning av bolaget och fungerar som bollplank såväl strategiskt som operativt.

Du ingår i vår ledningsgrupp och har ansvar för vår ekonomiavdelning på två personer.

Vi söker dig som delar våra värderingar och som trivs i en familjär miljö där vi värnar om varandra. I din roll rapporterar du direkt till VD.

Huvudsakliga ansvarsområden:

- Ansvarig för ekonomiavdelningen

- Tillsammans med ledningsgruppen utveckla och stödja koncernens fortsatta expansion i Norden
- Löpande analys och uppföljning av verksamheten, såväl finansiell som operationell

- Intern och extern rapportering (inkl. deltagande i styrelsemöten)

- Ekonomisk uppföljning och analys

- Budget och prognoser

- Riskhantering och internkontroll

- Likviditets- och kassaflödesanalyser
- Arbete med vår strategi och affärsplan
- Driva projekt- och investeringsuppföljning
- Ansvar för budget- och prognosprocessen
- Vi ser gärna att du tar ett övergripande ansvar för verksamhetens IT-system. Inga förkunskaper inom IT krävs.

Kvalifikationer och personliga egenskaper
Vi söker dig som är civilekonom eller har motsvarande utbildning och med flera års erfarenhet som ekonomichef med liknande arbetsuppgifter. Du har erfarenhet av att arbeta operativt med analys, rapportering och bokslutsarbete. Du har en god helhetsförståelse för ett företags olika ekonomiska processer och kan se flödenas betydelse och inverkan på verksamheten.

Du är en person med en mycket god affärsförståelse och intresse av att tillsammans med ledningsgruppen driva utvecklingen och lönsamheten i koncernen. Du har ett stort eget driv och en vilja att ta ansvar och driva projektarbete. Du är strukturerad och har en hög analytisk förmåga och kan se både detaljer och helheten. Vidare är du kommunikativ och har lätt att skapa förtroende och självständigt driva projekt och frågor. Du är en nyfiken och positiv person med känsla för teamwork och en stark vilja att göra skillnad för företaget!

I denna rekrytering har Nokalux valt att samarbeta med SJR. För mer information är du välkommen att kontakta ansvarig rekryteringskonsult Lena Bello på 070 755 49 96 eller mail lena.bello@sjr.se. Vi intervjuar löpande och tjänsten kan komma att tillsättas innan ansökningstiden har gått ut. Sista ansökningsdag är 15 maj. Notera att vi tyvärr inte tar emot ansökningshandlingar via e-post.

Vi arbetar kompetensbaserat och använder oss av arbetspsykologiska tester som en del av urvalsprocessen. Allt för att säkertställa en fördomsfri och rättvis rekryteringsprocess

Tänk på att din ansökan inte ska innehålla känsliga personuppgifter, såsom exempelvis uppgifter om hälsa, religiös eller filosofisk övertygelse, politiska åsikter eller facktillhörighet.

Om tjänsten, utifrån behörighet, mandat och påverkanskraft, motiverar en bakgrundskontroll eller kreditupplysning kan sådan komma att genomföras under rekryteringsprocessen avseende slutkandidat.

Varmt välkommen med din ansökan!

För information om hur vi behandlar dina personuppgifter se vår Integritetspolicy (https://sjr.se/integritetspolicy/)

Titel: CFO

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Manager Assistant to VP Financial Control and Accounting Group&Sweden

Läs mer Apr 11
Manager Assistant to VP Financial Control and Accounting Group & Sweden

Are you a skilled Manager Assistant looking for a new challenge?

We are now looking for a professional and experienced Manager Assistant to the VP Financial Control and Accounting Group & Sweden.

Position description

Financial Control & Accounting (FCA) is the function in Group Finance with responsibility to secure that financial performance is correctly reflected for Business Areas, Truck Divisions, Group Functions and legal entities. FCA is also a global service provider through Accounting Services with process efficient, standardized service deliveries supporting local finance. FCA employs close to 1 400 people in 50+ countries.
FCA Group & Sweden is the part of FCA with responsibility for financial performance reporting for Business Areas, Truck Divisions, Group Functions and legal entities based in Sweden. Around 40 legal entities and 15 global group accounting flows are managed by 100+ people in this organization.
In this role you will report to Vice President Financial Control & Accounting Group & Sweden and be part of the FCA Group & Sweden Management team.

The position involves a high level of responsibility and requires commitment, loyalty and a positive mindset. You will get the opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment. We offer you a challenging job with a large portion of independence which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. You will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders and you will play an important role in making our function and management team to work and communicate efficiently.

Key skills & qualifications

To be successful in this role you need:
To be structured, very well organized, have excellent communication-, interpersonal- and networking skills
A service-minded and a pro-active mindset
Curiosity mindset for continuous improvement
Good decision-making skills and attention to details
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong coordination and organization skills
Language skills – you must be fluent in spoken and written Swedish and English
Good knowledge of the IT systems used within Volvo like Office, Teams, SAP, EBD
and ability to learn and use new IT tools and methods
A high level of personal integrity and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Knowledge of Volvo Group organization and administrative routines and systems

We think you have experience from other assistant roles, preferably also from routines and processes within the finance community.

For further information please contact:

Mats Pettersson, Vice President Financial Control & Accounting Group Sweden. Phone: +46 765 536213. Email: mats.pettersson@volvo.com

Katrina Munro, Director HR Financial Control & Accounting. Phone: +46 73 902 6512. Email: katrina.munro@volvo.com

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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Volvosteget 2022-2023 - Göteborg

Läs mer Jun 2
Hej du!
Är du 18–23 och nyfiken på en framtid i en spännande bransch? Då är det dig vi letar efter!

Vad är det här nu då?
Volvosteget är Volvokoncernens yrkesinriktade utbildning med lön under ett år där praktik varvas med teoriveckor. Ja, du läste rätt, man får lön. Du behöver ingen tidigare erfarenhet från industrin för att kunna söka. Det spelar heller ingen roll vilken inriktning du läst på gymnasiet. Vi behöver nämligen alla i vårt team.

Vi på Volvokoncernen behöver försäkra oss om att vi har kompetenta medarbetare som kan tillverka våra världsledande lastbilar, bussar, anläggningsmaskiner och drivlinor också i framtiden och kanske är du en av dem?

På Volvo Lastvagnar i Tuve byggs lastbilen från grunden till färdig lastbil. Fabriken förser även andra Volvofabriker över hela världen med material. Hos oss får du prova på varierande arbetsuppgifter inom produktion, arbetet görs både i grupp och enskilt. Vill du vara med och bygga världens bästa lastbil och få erfarenhet från produktionsarbete? Då är detta en arbetsplats för dig.

Vad erbjuder vi dig?
1-årig visstidsanställning med lön under hela utbildningsperioden
Utbildning mellan 2022-11-07 – 2023-11-06
Praktik inom produktion varvat med teori
Vid avslutad utbildning får du ett certifikat som intygar din kompetens och erfarenhet av industrin
Friskvårdsbidrag, det vill säga att vi betalar en viss del av din träning.

Vem är du?
Du är född 1999-01-01 eller senare.
Du har en avslutad gymnasieutbildning och lägst betyget Godkänt i minst 2 250 gymnasiepoäng. Du har betyg E eller högre i Matematik 1, Svenska 1/SAS 1 och Engelska 5.
Du är inskriven på arbetsförmedlingen. Ps. Är du inte det idag? Inga problem. Kontakta din lokala arbetsförmedling så hjälper de dig.
Du är nyfiken på att prova på att jobba inom industrin och gillar att jobba praktiskt.

Det här är vi. Dina nya kollegor:
Vi har en god stämning i våra team och du kommer att bli väl omhändertagen. Vi utvecklar kontinuerligt vår verksamhet för att öka produktionen och förbättra arbetsmiljön för våra anställda. Vi har en fantastisk mångfald med människor med olika bakgrund och erfarenheter som tillsammans strävar mot vårt gemensamma mål. Vi lever efter våra ledord som är förtroende, lärande och engagemang. Det innebär bland annat att du strävar efter att göra ditt personbästa varje dag samtidigt som vi har kul på jobbet och lär av varandra.

Låter det spännande? Då kanske nästa steg för dig är Volvosteget!

Hur du söker:
Du gör din ansökan genom att klicka på ansök längst ned i denna annons. Vänligen skapa ett konto om du inte redan har ett sedan tidigare, då vår rekryteringsprocess ibland kräver att man kompletterar eller går tillbaka till sin ansökan. För att ansöka och kunna gå vidare i rekryteringen följer du nedan korta steg:
Tryck på ansök längst ner i denna annons
Skapa ett konto eller logga in på ditt nuvarande konto
Bifoga ditt CV och personliga brev
Bifoga ditt examensbevis från gymnasiet (slutbetyget du fick när du tog studenten)
Bifoga intyg om inskrivning på Arbetsförmedlingen (daterat i år)

För att gå vidare till nästa steg i rekryteringsprocessen måste du skicka in en komplett ansökan med både examensbevis och intyg från Arbetsförmedlingen.

Gå in på www.volvosteget.se och läs mer om utbildningen. Har du frågor får du gärna också kontakta oss på info@volvosteget.se.

Tekniska frågor vid ev. inloggningsproblem eller uppladdning av dokument, kontakta:
Email: support.volvo.career@volvo.com (skriv på engelska).

Välkommen med din ansökan senast den 6:e september.

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Calibration?Leader Volvo Penta

Civilingenjör, systemutveckling
Läs mer Jun 23
Imagine yourself working in an environment focused on solutions for the future where creativity and new ideas is a part of your day-to-day work. Where curiosity and open-minded attitude are rewarded as we know that they are our key to success.

If you want to develop yourself in a way that can lead to new tasks and responsibilities. If you feel engaged by working in projects and reaching goals together with your colleagues and like to inspire and lead others, then we are hoping to read your application!
Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

About us:

Engine Development and Field Testing within Product Development is responsible for testing and optimization of both Hardware and Software regarding performance, emission and durability of all our power units, both for Marine and Industrial applications. There are about 80 Engineers working in different projects. We are divided into four groups, Marine Development and Calibration, Industrial Development and Calibration, Field testing and data management and Electromobility Verification & Validation, Diagnostics and AECD.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

As calibration leader (CL) at Volvo Penta you are responsible for engine base calibration, engine calibration application or EATS calibration. Within your function area you will work cross all projects, both marine and industrial.

You will participate in planning by estimate time and resources for calibration activities to support Project Manager Verification (PMV) with Feature plan.

Together with Configuration Manager (CM), Project Manager Verification (PMV) and Powertrain Electronics department secure that important software releases are planned for all projects for all calibration deliveries. For example, Durability test, Field Test, Certification and Start of Production (SOP)?.

You will lead and work closely with calibration engineers. Supporting in their daily calibration work. Taking part of dataset reviews and follow up of dataset maturity.

You will be responsible to keep common strategies between the projects when possible.

As Calibration Leader you will also contribute with your calibration experience and knowledge to other functions within the organization e.g., Quality, Sales, Aftermarket, Powertrain Electronics and Certification.?

About you and qualifications:

We are looking for a person with a positive attitude and with a good ability to interact and cooperate. Someone who has a drive to deliver results and who is interested in improving working methods will be greatly appreciated.

Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, or similar relevant technical experience
Fluent in English, written and spoken

We see that you have several years of experience in engine development, calibration and that you have a good understanding of engine control systems. You have proven leadership experience and know how to prioritize.
What can we offer you?
We can offer you an exciting environment, with interesting products and varying tasks. You will have experienced colleagues which will give you valuable experience for future development within Volvo Group. We recognize the importance of valuing diversity as a key to our current and future business success. You will get the opportunity to interact with highly committed colleagues from different cultures. Trust, openness, passion and respect are key values for us. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will from you.

For further information, please contact:

Manager Industrial Development & Calibration Katarina Törnberg, katarina.tornberg@volvo.com
Manager Marine Development & Calibration Fredrik Brodén, fredrik.broden@volvo.com

HR director Carolinne Kaufmann, carolinne.kaufmann@volvo.com

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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Strategy Analyst - Volvo Group Connected Solutions

Läs mer Jun 21
As Strategy Analyst in Volvo Group Connected Solutions, you will be a part of a global organization that is leading the development of the Volvo Group’s connected services and solutions. At Volvo Group Connected Solutions we work at the forefront of connectivity with data from more than 1 000 000 Volvo Group customer assets. Together with customers, partners and the Volvo Group we create real value, not only for our customers but also for society at large.

As Strategy Analyst, you will be part of formulating and driving the Strategy for Volvo Group Connected Solutions. Main responsibility includes capture, concretize and drive strategic initiatives as well as support in governance coordination.

The role requires close collaboration across Volvo Group Connected Solutions as well as with other stakeholders in Volvo Group Business Areas and Truck Divisions.

The position reports to the Vice President of Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Analytics.

Key Responsibilities
As Strategy Analyst, your key responsibilities are to:
Collect, interpret and analyze relevant information
Concretize and drive strategic initiatives
Facilitate workshops
Turn conceptual ideas and dialogues into easy to grasp presentations
Manage preparation and execution of governance forums
Act as support and sounding board to the Vice President of Strategy, EA & Analytics and the larger VGCS Executive Management Team in various strategic matters

Competence Profile & Qualifications
To qualify for this role, you should have:
Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Excellent collaboration skills
Interest in and understanding of our industry and our customers’ business
Experience from working in larger global group corporations

We believe the successful candidate has experience from working in strategic roles within a larger corporation or at a management consultancy firm. Can do attitude, business mind-set, personal credibility, integrity and creativity are crucial personal characteristics. You are a social person with strong relationship capabilities and enjoy working with others. You have a passion for business, technology and people.

You have a masters degree or equivalent and are fluent in English, international business experience is a merit. The successful candidate will have shown a winning attitude and great persona in combination with a strong track record and references.

Location & Timeline
We are located in the Lindholmen area in Gothenburg, Sweden. Frequent travel is expected. The final date of sending your application is August 31.

For more information, please contact Jonatan Sjöström, Vice President Strategy, EA & Analytics, +46 765 537407 (limited access during vacation period w28-31).

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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Master thesis - Metal Additive Manufacturing

Utvecklingsingenjör, tillverkningsindustri
Läs mer Maj 31
Volvo Group is a world leading company within transport solutions, such as trucks, busses, and construction equipment. The heavy transport sector has a lot of challenges ahead and we believe that metallic materials is an enabler to reach the tough goals Volvo group has set in terms of environmental footprint.
At Volvo Materials technology we provide Volvo Group with world-class knowledge within metallic materials. In total we are about 35 engineers and technical doctors within materials science and related subjects. Together with other engineers around the world, we work towards the goal of making the developing the next generation sustainable transport solutions.

Are you interested in Metal Additive Manufacturing? Are you passionate about metallic materials? Do you like hands-on laboratory work combined with a theoretical approach? Then this Master thesis is definitely for you!

Background and aim

Additive manufacturing has recently taken the step to go from being used as prototypes to also be used for e.g. small series production. This is enabled by the rapid development of the technique, but also by new materials that are better adapted for the automotive industry.

In this project we are studying how different post-processing steps of additively manufactured parts influences the mechanical properties and microstructure.


The purpose of the project is to assess the influence of post-processing on the properties and microstructure of AM-parts (steel). The parts are made by the SLM-technique (Selective Laser Melting) and are in ‘as-printed condition’ at this stage.

The thesis work will comprise of, among others:
Literature review
Conduct and/or analyse different post-processing operations
Take part in residual stress measurement
Conduct metallographic analyses (and some mechanical testing)

The project is a mix of theoretical and practical work, and you will be a part or a creative environment with skilled and experiences colleagues at our well-equipped materials technology lab in Gothenburg.

The student will be placed at Volvo Materials Technology in the Lundby area, Göteborg. Cooperation with university/institute is also encouraged.

Suitable background

We seek one student, preferably in Material Science, Mechanical engineering, or equal background. Analytical mindset, able to work hands on in the lab and ability to cooperate are prerequisites.

Thesis Level:


Starting date:
Early autumn 2022

Number of students:
1, (30p)

Henrik Karlsson, Principal Engineer Materials Technology, henrik.karlsson.8@volvo.com
Rasha Alkaisee, Lead Engineer Materials Technology, rasha.alkaisee@volvo.com

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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Processingenjör, maskin
Läs mer Jun 9
We are looking to strengthen our competence in processes regarding SW development, including areas such as SW release process, CI/CD, Functional Safety and Product Cyber Security.
We believe that it’s the right person, and personality, that will help our teams succeed.

You will together with others in different areas, act as an interface between all departments of Volvo Buses, and Volvo Group, regarding our work to adapt standards such as ISO21434 and ISO26262 and regulations UN R-155 and UN R-156.

You will be part of a project where we encourage having fun at work and where we believe in the power of teamwork.

The group, SW Infrastructure and Release Management, handles the areas connected to release management and the infrastructure for SW development. The sub team that you will belong to mainly focus on FMEA, FuSa, PCS and SW Processes, but are closely working together with the rest of the group to achieve the best resut.

In close cooperation with colleagues at different departments, all of us are supporting each other in reaching our mission in helping millions of travellers reaching their travel destination. All over the World. Every day.

You have a strong interest in the following areas, and working experience in one or more; SW development, architectural design, safety and security related development, from the automotive sector.

You are used to working with different teams, coordinating work across different competences to ensure that the right result is delivered. We think that you have a BSc or MSc degree in mechatronics/software engineering or equivalent, you are a strong communicator with great networking skills, you are solution focused, eager to learn new skills and driven by self-development.

You have good knowledge about ISO 26262 and it is a bonus if you have PCS related ISO standards. You have experience of analysing vulnerabilities and cyber threat intelligence. Earlier experience from within the Volvo Group and working with TEA2+ and bridge plan development will be advantage.

We believe it is the right mind-set that will make a difference within our organization and our company. If you see yourself as a person that is taking initiative, building networks, and always learning new things, while thriving in a relaxed social environment, then we believe you have the right attitude to be successful in this position.

For more information please contact
Dennis Havama, GM SW Infrastructure& Release Management, +46 73 9027504

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Chassis & Driveline

Civilingenjör, konstruktion, maskin
Läs mer Jun 9
Are you an experienced and curious Mechanical Engineer with the mindset of a detective? Are you energized by a close connection to the customer and quick feedback loops? Do you thrive in an environment with a high degree or autonomy and freedom to develop technical solutions in a variety of technical areas?
Good, then continue reading, we have an opportunity for you!

This is us, your new colleagues
Chassis & Driveline Quality is part of the Customer Quality Experience (CQE) organization, we are a team of Design & Test Engineers as well as Project Managements roles, all with a common goal to provide solutions that improve the uptime of our products and contribute to a great ownership experience for our customers.
We have a strong technical focus and love to discuss and find creative solutions as a team. Challenges gives us energy; we have trust in each other and value everyone’s perspective. In other words, we have fun at work!

Who are you?
As a part of our group, we see that you are a team player with excellent communication and cooperation skills. You have good engineering judgment and priorities; you have the ability and interest to technically support and lead colleagues in their work. You like to share your passion for technical solutions, and you have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. As an individual, you are positive; you display driving force and a structured way to work.
To be able to contribute effectively to our target of creating a great ownership experience; you also thrive in a fast-paced environment, are open to change and can identify and implement improvements to both your own and our joint way of working as a team.

Main area of responsibility:

The team has members with a broad mix of competences to be able to efficiently address a wide spectrum of Chassis & Driveline issues. As a key member of the team, you will play an important role in the team’s success and your main responsibilities will be a wide range of activities.
You will work with Root Cause Analysis investigations based on customer complaints, the analysis could be purely data driven, performed at the production facility, in one of our buses, in the field or a combination depending on the need of each case. You will also develop solution concepts, be a part of planning and executing verification activities and give input to future requirements and test method development.
The role offers you a chance to broaden your competence inside Chassis & Driveline technology to be able to
contribute to a variety of areas outside your current core competence.

5+ years’ experience from the automotive industry in Product Development
Engineering degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering area.
Technical knowledge and experience related to components installation and media routing.
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
You are business oriented with a clear customer focus
Experience modeling 3D parts/system and detailing technical drawings, Catia V5 is preferable.
Have experience using Root Cause Analysis methods and/or FMEA

It is considered an asset if you:
Have a Solid knowledge of Volvo systems and processes
Knowledge in Agile principles and methods
Bus driving license

Curious? Then please send in your application, because we are eager to get to get to know you!

For further information please contact
Christian Brännhage, Manager Chassi & Driveline Quality +46 765 531 008

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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