Group Design Leader

Posted 3 weeks ago by Karolina Edensten
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Job Description

You’ll be responsible for managing development assignments of new pedestrian protection systems and hood locking systems to our cars. The work is conducted in an international environment in close co-operation with, for example purchasing, manufacturing, different attribute areas, our factories, as well as external suppliers. You will have focus on project leading the development team including sourcing and coordinating the production suppliers with the responsibility of Time, Technology and Cost. You should also be open to contribute to our advanced engineering projects or concept investigations to support our development of new technology introductions.


Who are you?
You enjoy working in a changing environment, which challenges you in a positive way. You understand business value and can manage projects and priorities accordingly. You take responsibility for the team’s and your commitments. Communication, collaboration and personal drive to initiate and drive tasks towards target are key skills for your success


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or other equivalent education
  • Project management skills and experience from VPDS is required 
  • Experience from working with ESOW and CarWeaver is required
  • Experience from sheet metal design and manufacturing is meritorious
  • Experience from function development, system safety and cyber security is meritorious
  • International sourcing experience is meritorious 


On a personal level
We see you as someone who understands business value and have the ability to manage projects and priorities accordingly. We work according to VCAF framework and our vision is to develop and deliver the technical systems by in-house engineering teams that take ownership while constantly learning and have fun. In order to achieve the above, you are open minded and have an ability to collaborate. For you to fully enjoy the job you see opportunities rather than difficulties. You can inspire people around you and have an internal driving force that motivates you in your daily work. To conclude, you have a positive and innovative mind-set that everything is possible.