Assignment Description

Our client in the automotive industry is currently seeking a Component Owner – Function & Control at Seats department.

Function & Control is responsible for the development of seat functions at our client. Team HW safety, is one of the four teams in Function & Control and part of Vehicle Tophat unit within the R&D division. The team purpose is to create the next generation Seat functions as well as improving the current solution. Other tasks include handling quality issues, running changes and model year updates for the seat function ECU’s including Supplier SW and inhouse SW management.
Our client is on a challenging and exciting journey towards electrification and digitalization and have a passion for people, sustainability, and an urge to create a superior driving experience.

The team has the complete ownership of its components, from concept to industrialization.

They are four diversed teams working closely with the whole chain of the product development. Their enviorment is warm and friendly where team members support each other.
The role is varied and will strengthen your knowledge in Seat functions and your skills in design, project planning, sourcing, verification, and analyses.

What you will do:

  • Work in close collaboration with your team, design engineers, interfacing teams, suppliers, purchasing, manufacturing engineers, and other stakeholders within the company to ensure the seat functions fulfill customer expectations
  • Lead the cross-functional team in the development of their products in future cars and be responsible for products in order of time, technique, and cost
  • Develop strategic development plans, design templates, benchmarking, innovation, and advanced engineering as part of your daily work

Deliverables and responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for component time, technique, and cost
  • Continuous optimization and improvement to balance cost, weight, performance and quality
  • Manage supplier contacts
  • Determine and maintain the technical design in their area within the given architectural guidelines
  • Secure data in all relevant systems (e.g. Pecca Procost, KDP)
  • Ensure the work is delivered as per specified timing, acceptance criteria and definition

Required qualifications:

  • Fully knowledgeable and able to work independently in our client’sProduct Development Processes, Systems and Tools: KDP, Pecca procost, VPC, TcE
  • Experience from automotive industry as a Task leader (GDL/KU)
  • Experience from working with suppliers and working in international environment
  • Project management skills
  • Self-organizing skills
  • Technical university degree (or equivalent knowledge from practical experience)
  • Excellent English (written and spoken)


  • Documented experience of hardware/software development

Desired attributes:

  • Flexible
  • Communicative
  • Courageous Team player
  • Good at networking


Ort: Göteborg





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