Product Owner/Test Object Manager

Product Owner/Test Object Manager


Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

About us
Volvo Cars and Geely are undertaking a significant industrial collaboration as we merge combustion engine operations into a stand-alone business in order to establish a new global supplier that will seek to develop next-generation internal combustion engines and hybrid powertrains. This is done in several steps towards a standalone company within the Geely group. At the moment we are a separate company, Powertrain Engineering Sweden AB (PES), fully owned by Volvo Cars and it is within this organization that this position is now open.
The new organization will develop technologically-advanced and efficient combustion engines and hybrid powertrains for Volvo Cars, Geely Auto, Proton, Lotus, LEVC and LYNK & CO. The new stand-alone business can also supply third-party manufacturers, providing exciting growth opportunities.
In the PES Research & Development department, the Analysis & Verification section is searching for a Product Owner/Test Object Manager. The Test Object team is leading and coordinating all needs as well as utilization, instrumentation and updates of the test object during its complete lifetime. In PES, test objects are defined as prototype test engines and test vehicles for all test and calibration activities.

As Product Owner you will have the technical responsibility of the Test Object team, to plan and coordinate needs and deliveries of prototypes for test purposes in test rig and in vehicle. In combination with the responsibility as Test Object Manager, you will manage order of prototypes in every test series and project. 
You will be part of the Durability testing group but work widely cross all sections involving testing and calibration within R&D. 
The role is key in the development process to optimize and deliver the R&D test object need but also act as as link to engine pilot plant. 

What you will do
As Product Owner/Test Object Manager you will lead the technical development and responsibilities of the Test Object team. You will lead, support and own technical questions in the test object team.
The Product Owner plans and prioritize tasks in the test object team as well as own the test object process and way of working.
In the combined role as Test Object Manager, you also will be responsible of coordinate and define test object budget and order each prototype series in all engine projects.
You will have close collaboration with Prototype build teams in engine plants globally as well as wide network with customer key roles and project leaders in engine projects.
You and your skills
You are an experienced BSc or higher in mechanical engineering or similar, you could also have equivalent work experience at least 5 years in the field of engine or powertrain engineering. 
In order to manage technical questions, we see that you have knowledge of internal combustion engines. To shape the team and coordinate the daily work, experience as project leader and of leading teams will be of high interest. 
You will be in contact with multiple engine plants globally as well as international internal customers, therefore you have great skills in spoken and written English.

On a personal level   
For this position, you need to have excellent communication skills, high integrity, strong sense of delivery and a personal eagerness to accomplish results and getting things done, in time and with quality.
You are a communicative leader with an entrepreneurial mind-set, ambitious, energetic, creative and open minded with aim to find new solutions to existing problems.

How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position please contact Team Manager, Alexander Lönnergård,
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter; Pedram Yousefi,
Kindly register your application as soon as possible but not later than 2021-06-07.
Please note due to GDPR, application through E-mail is not accepted.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Monica Willeborg
+46 31 333 60 50
Monica Willeborg
+46 729889406
Monica Willeborg
+46 729889419
Caroline Gasc
+46 729889406
Pontus Adolfsson
+46 729889422
Caroline Hallgren
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Elin Jurjaks
+46 729889408
Elin Jurjaks
+46 729889422
Pontus Adolfsson
+46 729889428
Karin Örtegren


  • Arbetsplats: Volvo Car Corporation
  • 1 plats
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  • Publicerat: 24 maj 2021
  • Ansök senast: 7 juni 2021


Volvo Torslanda


Dept. 62320/HA1N
Göteborg, 40531

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