NEVS, Trollhättan

Shape mobility for a more sustainable future


Our Manufacturing department is creating a strong foundation of skills for new technologies and innovations. We have a committed passion to create and deliver iconic and desirable global products suitable for volume production.

We are looking for manufacturing general assembly project leader within ME General Assembly & Paint. The team you will be part of is responsible for all the manufacturing requirements, manufacturability assessment, and improving the processes and tools around it.



To be a part of the general assembly team is an interesting challenge from an engineering perspective. Seldom is so many engineering areas combined to achieve a task.

To make a car appealing and give a quality experience for the costumer a wide range of engineering skills is combined. Robot technology, mechanical engineering, software programing and fluid fill technology is together with plant energy consumption a big part to ensure sustainable products and production. At the same time the general assembly shop is located in between body, paint shop, suppliers and delivery of final products, that’s requires the general assembly engineer has to have a general understanding of these processes as customer and supplier.

In the car development process manufacturing engineers assess the design of the car parts to fit the general assembly shop processes to ensure manufacturability.

If the car demands do not fit the general assembly processes, manufacturing engineers need to find new process solutions and develop manufacturing tooling for the general assembly shop.

All work that must be done in the general assembly shop is described by the manufacturing engineers, in a job instruction and process description.

The product development at NEVS is performed in an agile way of working and input from Manufacturing Engineers to product engineering is in agile teams on NEVS called squads.

The ME organization at NEVS is divided in two teams, stamping and body together in one and paint and general assembly in the other which you will belong.


The role

Your role is to plan and follow up the project. The planning and follow up contains both cost and time planning. To make the plans a knowledge and understanding of the master timing chart and budget is needed.

The work follows the product development process that is divided in phases with gates and milestones.

The role includes leading and bridging the product assessment manufacturing engineers and the process planning engineers. The end “product” of your work is an ensured manufactural product in a working manufacturing paint process described in process and job instructions.

You need to be an open person to create a wide contact web of people and be involved in the agile organization.

The consumer to your work is both the project stream and the production organization. Your work need to contribute to both their targets.

You will present plans and ideas to both management and project teams and you are in the center of the web.    


 This role also involves:

  • Lead the general assembly related projects.
  • Continues improvement of the planning.
  • Cost follow up and budget planning
  • Involvement of the resource squad planning.
  • Make project charters for tasks
  • Arrange project meetings
  • Create general assembly project KPI’s and follow up

 We are looking for someone who has:

  • University level of engineering or long experience from working in manufacturing engineering in automotive industry
  • Project management experience
  • Agile project experience, non-software.

To be successful in the role, you need to:

  • Have an open mind and be open for new challenges
  • Have a feeling for planning
  • Be interested of a variety of technologies
  • Embrace working in teams
  • Like to make presentations before different audiences.

Great consideration will be given to your personal aptitude for the position


About us The world is in need of change – and we at NEVS want to be part of driving it and at the same time shape life for generations to come. That’s why we focus on designing premium electric vehicles and smart mobility solutions that prove what’s best for one can be best for all. What we do is not simply providing a way to get around, it’s a chance to be part of something bigger. Electrification, connected vehicles, changing ownership models, and autonomous driving are just some of the important trends that are transforming our industry. Together with our partners and people like you, we are shaping mobility for a more sustainable future. 


Opportunities We have a very Lean organization which gives you the opportunity to influence both the organization and the product, and to challenge a market, technology and your own ideas.

You will have the opportunity to work with new disruptive technologies, pioneering in the application of ground-breaking technologies/systems, setting new trends in the OEM industry.

We put a great importance to our employees' development, and in that perspective your main area will evolve together with you. This can mean bigger teams or a shift in focus.


Terms NEVS is a member of the Engineering Industries and covered by current collective bargaining agreement signed by Unionen / Sveriges Ingenjörer / Ledarna.

Do you want to join the team that will focus on the development of attractive mobility solutions for the future? In that case you are welcome to apply for employment with us! Selection work and interviews will be ongoing continuously during the application period, so please send your application as soon as possible!


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Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Trollhättan
County Västra Götalands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2019/109
  • Christer Dahlin/Man. Paint Shop & General Assembly, +46 520 852 32
Published 25.Sep.2019
Last application date 27.Oct.2019 11:59 PM CET

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