Assignment Description:

Our client in the automotive industry is currently seeking a Configuration Manager.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and lead test objects’ needs for systems and subsystems analysis and verification in front of the build series.
  • Establish the number of test objects, cars, and rigs needed per pre-series.
  • Handle work requests coming from the Propulsion & Energy organization for the programs.
  • Plan, optimize, and prioritize the vehicle test objects with the Program Managers for maximum utilization within Propulsion & Energy.
  • Prepare test objects and interface parts required for the rigs.
  • Collect Propulsion & Energy vehicle test requests.
  • Ensure the delivery of the test objects and rig kits in time and within specifications.
  • Compile, track, and update each test object variant from test object ID, test preparation needs, test specification, etc.
  • Coordinate and inform deviations, delays, or risks that can affect test object deliveries to the Customers.
  • Work closely with program managers to identify test objects, vehicles, and rig kits volumes needed, prioritize tasks, handle risks and deviations, and support material ordering.


  • Degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience as a project leader/project manager/project coordinator in a product development environment (including testing), preferably connected to Propulsion systems.
  • Eager to deliver jointly with the team from planning to solving issues daily.
  • Maintain planning and structured ways of working, as well as a Customer-oriented approach.
  • Provide delivery transparency and guidance to the Engineering teams about the test object’s ordering process.
  • Self-driven, with a sense of urgency, creativity, and flexibility.
  • Ability to create trust while negotiating with others.

Desired Attributes:

  • Ability to plan and prioritize with a flexible mindset and high integrity.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in some automotive production tools, processes, and development phases is beneficial.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, to collaborate with various stakeholders at different levels.
  • Fluent in English, both written and orally, as it is the corporate language at our client.
  • Utilize a structured communication approach, project management skills, and problem-solving mindset.
  • Encourage a team-oriented and flexible mindset.


Ort: Göteborg





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