Volvo Group Senior Project Manager in Greensboro, North Carolina

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for project initiation to project closure for the following main activities and deliveries, in line with agreed product QDCF targets:

  • Cross functionally lead the product development work for vehicle projects.

  • Lead the engineering project team and be accountable for product QDCF.

  • Drive and take part in the definition of product content in close cooperation with Product Chief Engineer.

  • Drive and take part in the development of the requirement specification (incl. E2E functions).

  • Vehicle architecture and vehicle geometry architecture for complete vehicle.

  • Optimize and consolidate the overall technical development cost and product cost. Secure that is remains in the decided frame and if required, decide the target allocated to a given engineering commodity.

  • Establish project time plans covering all activities needed to ensure fully verified and validated components, systems, and functions.

  • Report to the Chief Project Manager in the project dimension and to concerned reference groups in the line dimension.

Required Skills and Experience

As a Senior Project Manager, you will fulfill the role of Project Manager Engineering (PME) Vehicle and are expected to have a strong business mind set and need to be an inspiring leader. We expect you to have a strong drive and energy level. You must be able to provide a clear direction for the team and see challenges as inspiring. You should have a high level of integrity and easily build trust.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Master's degree is preferred.

  • PMP certification or certification in process.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience from product development in a vehicle project environment.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience as a commodity Project Manager and/or Chief Project Manager.

  • Very strong leadership skills as defined by the PM pipeline including: Problem Solving, Planning, Organizational Agility, Managerial Courage, and Motivating Others.

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

72299BR

Entity

Group Trucks Technology

State/Province

North Carolina

City/Town

Greensboro

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

06-Aug-2017

Functional Area

Technology