Manufacturing Business Intelligence Lead

Volvo Group

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At Volvo Cars, we are committed to our Data Vision, which revolves around driving innovation and informed decision-making through trusted data. The Data & Analytics (D&A) serves as the central unit responsible for establishing data standards, principles, policies, and frameworks. Hubs are established within specific business areas, each maintaining its dedicated data teams. These teams are responsible for operationalizing and managing data ownership tailored to their specific business areas. 


The Manufacturing Data and Analytics Hub is accountable for developing and managing Data Products and Analytics products for the Manufacturing function, aimed at improving efficiency and decision-making in manufacturing operations. 


As our Business Intelligence Lead for the Manufacturing Business Intelligence Team, you’re in for an exciting journey, leading the way in enhancing manufacturing analytics. Your influence extends beyond your team, ensuring that the analytical products we create aren’t just state-of-the-art but also customized to meet the specific need of all downstream users. This presents a great opportunity to have a profound impact across the entire organization!


What you’ll do
You will manage the manufacturing Business Intelligence Team, situated within the manufacturing analytics product team.


As the leader of our BI analysts, you’ll provide technical guidance, assist the Product Lead in promoting upskilling, and leverage your analytical landscape knowledge. You will demonstrate an understanding of the strengths and experiences within the manufacturing data team, enabling that the right skills are applied to each project. Your dedication extends to inspiring the team, facilitating career growth, and ensuring adherence to data and analytical best practices.  
Experience with Power BI, Tableau, Snowflake and dbt python package is a plus. 


Your responsibility is to create accurate and user-friendly analytical products accessible to all levels within our manufacturing organization. To achieve this, you’ll combine innovative approaches with Volvo’s best practices, empowering our teams to make informed data-driven decisions. Collaborations is key, and you’ll actively engage stakeholders using a ‘test and learn’ philosophy, ensuring our analytical solutions evolve with the business’s needs. 


Furhermore, you’ll streamline analytical products, making sure they meet requirements, monitor their relevance, and proactively identify opportunities to apply manufacturing products to other areas of the business. Your holistic approach contributes to maintaining an efficient toolkit and driving innovation across the organization. 

What you’ll bring
We believe you have deep experience in building data and analytical products, using software such as Power BI, Tableau, Kibana and Grafana. You have experience in managing a team of BI engineers and strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences. 


As a person you have a way with numbers and have a strong business acumen, enabling you to contribute to strategic decision-making.  


We further believe your broad experience grants you valuable intuition while also enabling you to uphold a critical mindset through self-reflection and a willingness to embrace challenges from colleagues at every level.  


You are motivated by a burning desire for excellence yet approach your goals pragmatically.  


Meritorious with prior experience within an automotive environment. 


Most of all, you share our values and can see everyone’s potential. Your warm personality and eagerness to collaborate will be welcomed by all of us!


Want to know more? We hope so
We’d love to receive and review your application by no later than 11th of January, 2024. If you want more information about the role and its responsibilities or simply to learn a bit more about the team, please reach out to the hiring manager at ([email protected]) or the recruiter at ([email protected]).



Volvo Cars – Driving change together
Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential.


For the right person, an inspiring, and creative workplace awaits. Did you know that every Volvo Cars employee worldwide has the right to our Family Bond, our new all-gender, paid parental leave policy? You’ll also enjoy a culture and benefits package that’s made us one of the world’s most awarded and progressive employers.

By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, 50% of which will be electric vehicles and sold directly to customers through digital channels. Join us on the journey of a lifetime as we create the driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

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