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Öhlins Racing AB is looking for a General Manager Automotive OEM

 We have decided to increase our focus on the Automotive OEM market with both conventional and semi-active suspension technologies and aim at expanding this business significantly. With our racing DNA and know-how in advanced suspension systems plus our good customer relations we think we can bring new, unique systems and products to the market that will help our customers to be successful and our end customers to drive faster, safer and more comfortably.

To steer these activities from a commercial and product management point of view we will appoint a new General Manager for the business area Automotive OEM. If you want to be part of the development of the suspension of the future and have skills and experience from the relevant competence areas and the Automotive industry, you might be the one we are looking for.

Main responsibilities

  • Business development and account management within the business area Automotive OEM.
  • Business planning and business case analysis.
  • Negotiation of commercial terms and conditions.
  • Product management.
  • Business strategy development.
  • Marketing.

 This position is located at Öhlins Racing’s headquarters in Upplands Väsby, Sweden.

Experience & General Qualifications

The successful candidate is a self-motivated business person with a good technical understanding and with a solid background in Automotive. 

A suitable educational background is a M.Sc. degree in mechanical or systems engineering, preferably combined with an MBA degree. The ideal candidate combines this with experience from product development, project management, product management, and sales and marketing. 

The position requires both ability work and complete tasks alone and ability to work in teams, hence we put a strong emphasis on personality, drive, maturity, and communication skills.

The successful candidate has a good general IT knowledge and has a good command over MS Windows and MS Office (incl. MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).

Good oral and written communication skills in English is necessary. Additional language skills are meritorious.

Driver’s license for light vehicles is required.

Apply or contact us for further information

If you would like further information about the position please contact Urban Forssell, Vice President CES, RD&E & QA, phone: +46 8 5900 2513, e-mail: urban.forssell@ohlins.se.

Since our work force contains a majority of men, we gladly accept female applicants.

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, but no later than January 22, 2018.

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Öhlins Racing AB, Stockholm

Instrumentvägen 8-10
Upplands Vasby Stockholm Directions info@ohlins.se +46 (0) 8 590 025 00

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“Skill has always been a key success factor for us. That is why we focus on recruiting people with high levels of capability and motivation. This has always been important to me personally.”

– Kenth Öhlin, founder

Our employees are important to us. No matter their position, their commitment is the reason for our success. We want our employees to feel motivated and involved. This is why you should join us:

  • A unique company

    Öhlins is a Swedish privately owned company with branch offices and subsidiaries in Asia, Europe and USA. We are one of the leading brands in our industry.

  • Long term commitment

    Because we have a long term commitment to our business, we have the ability to invest in innovation.

  • An inspiring place to work

    Our co-workers are motivated and have a strong momentum for their work.

This is our culture

Öhlins Operating System, ÖOS, is the foundation of our business. ÖOS focuses on continuous improvement of our processes, where safety, quality, delivery and economy are the priorities.

Our common values are a part of ÖOS. They help us to shape our culture and to bring together the various units of the company. The values lead us to a continuous strive to:

  • always try to see possibilities

  • concentrate on solutions

  • show each other respect

  • be visionaries

  • dare to be the best

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