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Product Lifecycle Management Lead - Gothenburg

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector, but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

What we offer
We want to have a PLM system that is a trusted system that supports all battery cell developers and engineers and enables an efficient workflow within R&D and collaboration together with Northvolt and Volvo, while feeding the battery cell plant with correct product data. You will be part of establishing a small PLM team and build and develop a PLM system. You will work in close collaboration with the battery cell developers and other parts of R&D and Production organisations, as well as Volvo and Northvolt.

We are in a startup phase, so you have great opportunities to contribute to our future success by your entrepreneurial spirit and “can do” attitude.

Key responsibilities

  • You will establish a PLM system and related PLM capabilities as well as the strategy and roadmap for PLM to support and empower the rest of the R&D organisation including an efficient dataflow to systems in the battery cell plant
  • You will be part of establishing and leading a small PLM team and create an inclusive, collaborative working environment with a strong “we culture”
  • Digital capabilities to enable a simulation driven development approach will be part of your responsibility
  • You will be reporting to the CDO and have budgeting responsibility for your area

In general, you have a long experience in the PLM field, have been leading development of PLM systems and you have great knowledge about how product data is used throughout a Product Development process.

Skills & Requirements

To be successful in this role you need to have experience of digital development and delivery related to the PLM and simulation field and experience of leading people.

We also believe you have:

  • Strong problem-solving skills both with respect to how digital capabilities can be used within an R&D organisation to how the digital technology works
  • Strong strategic thinking; translate the company's strategic directions into concrete plans for digital capabilities
  • Experience with agile software development methods and dev-ops processes including good understanding of Agile frameworks
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; self-starter and purpose driven; have a strong sense of curiosity
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Brings a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit to day-to-day work

We see that previous experience from Automotive industry or Battery cell industry is positive, and we hope you share our passion for developing the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery for next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars as further announced in these press releases, here and here.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

Charlotte Almqvist | Contact Person

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