Group Manager for Steering Controls

In order to meet new challenges in electrification and autonomous driving as well as future demands to improve the drivability of all Scania trucks we are forming a group responsible for steering control systems. We have a very exciting time ahead of us with a lot of attention on getting new functionality to our customers at an even higher pace.

Steering controls will be responsible for taking the different steering systems from concept to production, but will also focus on gathering the needs for future projects within steering controls. The development of new functions is done both in cooperation with suppliers as well as in house at Scania. All work is done in close cooperation with our design and test engineers at chassis development.

Steering controls will work within an agile framework and is working very intensely with reducing the lead time for new functions while maintaining the high quality of our products. Working with our processes and methods will be an important key for our future success.

Your duties
As a group manager for steering controls you will be responsible for 8 experienced engineers within controls systems development. It is your responsibility to coach your employees towards our set goals and to make sure that the deliverables meet the right timing and quality. You will also be responsible for the resource and competence supply within the projects that affect steering controls.
You are expected to take a big responsibility in developing and maintaining good cross functional contacts within Scania as well as with in Volkswagen Truck and Bus. As a group manager you are also a part of the Chassis Controls management team.
Your profile
We are looking for someone with an MSc in Engineering or equivalent with several years’ experience within control systems development. You should also have managerial experience, and be driven, responsible, communicative and interested in developing our methods. Your way of working should be motivating and inspiring for your employees.
We offer
In addition to career and development opportunities, we can also offer Scania employees other benefits, such as a company car, performance bonuses, a pension, flexible working hours, lunch at reduced prices and much more. If you live in Stockholm, we offer a direct bus service between Stockholm and Södertälje, the Scania Jobexpress.
For further information, contact
Peter Juhlin-Dannfelt, Senior Manager, 08-553 813 22.
Your application should include a cover letter, CV and copies of certificates.
Selections will be made throughout the application period.

About the job

  • Title: Group Manager for Steering Controls
  • Business area: Research and Development
  • Country: Sweden
  • City: Sodertalje
  • Last application date: 2017-10-04
  • Job Id: 20173923

About Scania

Scania is a part of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH and one of the world´s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications. Scania is also leading provider of industrial and marine engines. Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company´s operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime. Scania also offers financial services. Employing some 44,000 people, the company operates in about 100 countries. Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles. In 2015, net sales totalled SEK 95 billion and net income amounted to SEK 6.8 billion. Scania press releases are available on