Group Manager Transmission Assembly Quality
Transmission Assembly in China – Full-scale Scania production setup from zero
Scania has taken the strategic decision to set up a 3rd industrial hub in China - a project to develop and implement full-scale assembly operations has been initiated within Scania Production & Logistics. One part of this project is the establishment of a Transmission Assembly plant. We are now looking for a Quality Group Manager for the Transmission Assembly to join the project team to put industrial processes and organization in place!
In the project, you will be a part of an exciting journey to create a full-scale production plant in China. Starting from zero, the project team is responsible to design, build and launch production in a completely new factory. The new Transmission Assembly plant will include processes such as a Gearbox Assembly Line, Axle Assembly Line, Engineering, Quality and Logistics.
As a Quality Group Manager at Transmission Assembly, you have two main assignments. One important task will be to recruit and develop the organization within quality, methods and ways of working with quality in a holistic perspective in assembly and logistics. You want to be involved in creating a challenging and inspiring environment where keywords such as energy and collaboration characterize the relationship between employees, colleagues and customers. As a Group Manager, you also have an operational role with overall responsibility of your staff, work environment, diversity&inclusion and finances. You work both globally and in cross-functional forums within Scania and is part of the management.
Your main responsibilities will span over a wide range of areas and your main activities among others will be:
- Recruit and develop the quality organization for the assembly
- Ensure that the line organization is prepared, trained, and ready to assure that Scania’s way of working is being followed
- Communicate and disseminate information within the organization and anchor decisions and solutions
- Actively participate in workshops, project and decision meetings, represent the project team in cross-functional meetings, present status and follow up the manning and identification of competence needs
We are looking for a leader with experience in personnel management, well versed in Chinese culture and internal rules in terms of quality regulations & demands. You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or the equivalent knowledge acquired some other way. Ideally, you have at least 3 years of work experience in leadership and project management. The mission requires strategic, operational as well as administrative skills. You have a growth mindset and genuine interest in building relationships, solving problems, and pushing for positive change. We also believe you have analytic skills, and good knowledge of project management and change management.
When it comes to communication you need to be fluent in Chinese and a high level in English, both in speech and in writing, and comfortable presenting to peers and senior management. You will work in a fast-paced environment with changing demands where you are highly capable of setting priorities with strong project management skills. This is a unique possibility to work in a diverse, global and cross-functional context where your personal experience and your perspective will contribute to Scania’s success in China.
The China project team (TC) is based in Södertälje. However, the professional has to be placed in China to build the right bridge between the Team located in Sweden and the Team located in China therefore targets needed will be successfully achieved. Furthermore, flexible work may be applied, meaning business trips abroad (Europe, North and South America) might be required.
If you think you fit this description and like the idea of joining a environment with great opportunities for professional development,then please contact us.
Send you application via mail to: email@example.com
Your application should include a covering letter describing why this would be a good step for you in your career and how you will contribute to the group's success and a CV in English.
We look forward to receiving your application.