Senior Director, Global Head of Inbound Logistics Engineering

Senior Director, Global Head of Inbound Logistics Engineering


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.

What´s in it for you?
We are on the exciting journey to change the way mobility is provided, how vehicles are developed, produced, maintained, and sold. Our vision is to be a fully electrified company with a minimal carbon footprint before 2030. Our vision is high, and we aim to lead electrification within the industry.
In relation to this we are transforming our inbound logistics operation where the key objectives are cost and CO2 efficiency in support of our 2025 strategy to become a leader in inbound automotive logistics. This position (Senior Director, Global Head of Inbound Logistics Engineering), is the key role when it comes to our future and will lead our ongoing transformation to becoming a globally leading OEM.  
Such opportunities do not come around often so if you are an experienced leader motivated by change and have a passion for logistics and people - this is the position for you! 

What you will do.
You will lead the Global Inbound Logistics Engineering team at Volvo Cars which consists of 40 highly dedicated and competent employees. The role is based in our Global HQ in Torslanda (Gothenburg/Sweden) reporting to the Global Head of Inbound Logistics and is part of a global leadership team.
You are responsible for driving strategic network design and commercial development related the inbound transportation of all production parts for all our plants across all modes of transport. The role is also expected to drive upstream value chain impact in support of end-to-end cost and flow efficiency and to drive our transformation initiatives. 

Who are we looking for?
You are expected to have a rich, proven experience in logistics network design and a deep understanding of the external logistics market. Experience and understanding of automotive logistics, sourcing/contracting and Order-to-Delivery processes will be a strong merit.
You encourage new thinking in those around you and you build excitement to explore the possibilities of new ways of working. You know to translate the excitement into positive action through feedback and encouragement giving your team the latitude to get the work done.
You can handle complexity and create clarity through your effective communication and strategic mindset. 
You have a master’s degree in a relevant subject (Supply Chain or Logistics) is preferred, however leadership experience of at least five years as a manager with HR responsibility is a requirement.

We believe you possesses the following personal skills, capabilities, and behaviors:
-    The ability to handle complexity and to create clarity through effective communication
-    Strategic mindset
-    Strong business and financial acumen
-    Strong personal drive for continuous improvement
-    Collaborative spirit, builds effective teams and develops talent
-    High professional integrity
-    Gains confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
-    Managerial Courage to address difficult issues

How to learn more and apply.
For questions about the position please contact Recruiting Manager, Sean Bricknell, at email: For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter, Heléne Stigsson, at email: want your application at the latest 14th of February 2022. Please do not delay as interviews will be held continuously and please note that applications via email will not be 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
+46 729889406
Elin Jurjaks
+46 729889408
Elin Jurjaks
+46 729889422
Pontus Adolfsson
+46 729889428
Karin Örtegren


  • Arbetsplats: Volvo Car Corporation
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 17 januari 2022
  • Ansök senast: 14 februari 2022


Volvo Torslanda


Dept. 62320/HA1N
Göteborg, 40531

Liknande jobb

Teamansvarig till Taxi Stockholm

16 maj 2022

Teamansvarig till Taxi Stockholm

12 maj 2022