Company: Volvo Group
Location: Göteborg




Position Description

Quality Management Director

The Volvo Penta vision is to be the world leader in sustainable power solutions. We have a history of innovation and enjoy strong market positions based on our product, service offer and customer mindset. Our employees describe Volvo Penta as a great place to work, built upon respect and commitment. We encourage people to take individual responsibility and offer exciting assignments in a highly innovative environment.
The department of Quality, Environment and Product Compliance is now looking for a Quality Management Director.

About us

Quality is a core value for the Volvo Group and prerequisite for customer success.

The Quality Management function within Volvo Penta is responsible for driving the cross functional work to secure customer satisfaction but also the development of our core value quality. As Quality Management Director you will drive the improvement of customer satisfaction globally by addressing all areas and aspects of quality.

You will report to the VP Quality, Environment and Product Compliance and be a part of the Quality, Environment and Product Compliance management team.

Core Responsibilities:

  • To lead the journey to reach world class Quality through providing guidance and support to the organization
  • To measure, analyze and report quality related KPI´s
  • To identify methods, processes and competences to continually improve all aspects of quality and continuous improvement
  • To benchmark best practice and put effort in building networks and finding synergies both within and outside The Volvo group
  • To ensure that the management system is established, implemented and maintained according to standards and requirements and developed in a way to meet our business demands
  • To represent Volvo Penta in a number of fora’s

Required Competencies and Experiences

To be successful in this role is you have an intrinsic passion for quality. You have extensive knowledge and experience within Quality Management and will in this role work in a broad context covering quality planning, quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement. We also believe you have several years of experience within the automotive or related industry and a general technical understanding and preferably knowledge of engines and transmissions. Since networking and cross functional collaboration is vital in this role great communication skills both in terms of dialogue, presentations and reports is needed. You will operate in a truly global context but be placed in Sweden why you need to be fluent in both Swedish and English.

We believe your personality is systematic, analytical and that you have a structured approach and ways of working. We also think that you enjoy working on as well operational and tactical as on strategic level. You have proven experience from working with change initiatives and a good ability to lead cross functional teams where communication is key.
If you are looking for a global challenge in a highly innovative company and have a good business understanding, you are most welcome with your application.

Last date of application is 31st January

For more information please contact:

Henrik Karlsson, VP Quality, Environment and Product Compliance, +46 765 533764
Helena Berlin, HR Director GOQ, +46 31 3227217

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 and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Penta

State / Province

Västra Götaland



Employment/Assignment Type


Travel Required (maximum)

Occasional Travel

Functional Area

Quality & Environment

Last application date