CEVT AB, Geely Design

Geely Design is a multi-cultural global organisation with studios in Shanghai, Gothenburg, Barcelona and Los Angeles, with total staff of approximately 500. These design studios, with top class design teams and the latest tools in design development, are responsible for the creation of a unique design language for each of Geely's brands; Geely, Lynk & Co and London Taxi.

We are a fast growing team of both creative and management professionals with the task of delivering exciting global products suitable for volume production and innovative concepts. In an inspiring studio environment we build and maintain a top-class design team of multiple nationalities. With best in class processes and tools we challenge preconceptions and deliver premium car design.

In the heart of Sweden’s automotive cluster Gothenburg, we have concentrated all our efforts in the creation of the new brand in the Geely family, LYNK & CO, and all of its coming products. LYNK & CO has made its mark by sophisticated design and an appreciation of the connected world we live in. Today we are more than 200 people who work with coming LYNK & CO products..

We are currently expanding to provide the capability to deliver an ambitious portfolio of vehicles across multiple segments. Your contribution may be our key to success! The following positions are currently open for application:

 

Senior Managers, Design Studio Engineering & Design Quality

Studio Engineers and Product Design Quality Specialists, are an active link between design, engineering and manufacturing departments, providing support to the design departments with technical expertise securing that the technical solutions are maximized to meet Design intention and to deliver to top quality. 
We have teams supporting within the areas: 
Interior form, Exterior form, Color & Material and Design Quality.
The role as a Manager for a Studio Engineering and Design Quality team is broad and includes managerial and strategic work responsibilities.

As manager for a Studio Engineering group it is your responsibility to:

  • Lead and develop the employees.
  • Allocate resources within the area of responsibility.
  • Secure competence and work processes within the area of responsibility.
  • Report to and be a part of Studio Engineering management team.
  • Actively seek and maintain contacts with consulting companies.
  • Create and keep a budget for the group.
  • Implement strategies, operational targets and plans for the group and its employees.

Qualifications and Personal attributes

  • B.Sc. or equivalent based on experience.
  • Demonstrated and relevant experience from Interior, Exterior, Design Quality or Color & Material development.
  • Experience from Product development and a good overall automotive engineering understanding.
  • A strong interest in Creative Automotive and/or Product Design.
  • Very good people management skills to be able to build, lead and manage a well-working team of 10-25 people.
  • Capability to create well-being and motivate people. 
  • Ability to build and maintain a well working network.
  • Experience from working in a global environment/organization.
  • Fully proficient in English, both written and spoken.
  • Cultural awareness, especially Asian – European culture is meritorious.

As a manager for Studio Engineering and Design Quality, you are expected to have a mindset to always strive for the best possible product. You are determined to find the best solution to meet the Design intention and enjoy working in a creative and dynamic environment. This requires a high level of flexibility, engagement, integrity & cross functional cooperation skills. As the main part of the development is made in close co-operation with China engineering, at least 2-3 travels per year will be needed for you to be able to support your team members.

What we offer
Geely Design offers you an exciting and challenging job in a fast growing and developing company. We are a diverse and dynamic team, appreciating the competence and experience all our employees are contributing. We offer you an innovative atmosphere and culture of team spirit and where sharing knowledge and together finding new ways to tackle our challenges is key.

If you have an open mindset to new innovative ways of working and want to be part of a global and agile team, you might be our next colleague. Welcome with your application today.

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Gothenburg
County Västra Götalands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2018/139
Contact
  • Kristina Larsson, Recruiter,, +46 729 888 544
  • Anna Woxblom, Director PMO & Studio Engineering,, +46 721 843 650, anna.woxblom@geelydesign.com.
Published 16.May.2018
Last application date 11.Jun.2018 11:59 PM CET

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