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Safety equipment and Publication Engineering Manager (Områdeschef / Sektionschef)

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date
5 June 2022
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Your role

Your challenge as a manager will be to continue the development and growth of the section together with the employees regarding operations as well as competence for the future. Most of the work is performed in projects together with other units within Saab as well as with external customers, and as a manager, you need to create and uphold good relations with these. The manager is part of the department management group and the continued development.


  • Responsibility for cost center budget and result
  • Personnel responsibility for the section including coaching, feedback, goals and development of individuals and team
  • Responsibility for development, improvements, and optimization of processes, methods and tools related to your area of responsibility
  • Responsibility for growth, strategy, targets, prognosis and follow up
  • Responsibility for recruitments, communication and information
  • Responsibility for business agreements and customer contact

Your profile

As a manager within the department, we are looking for a person that is driven, curious and structured in combination with great sense of responsibility. You are cooperative and bring forward new ideas with a strategic and larger perspective in mind and thrive in a business-driven environment.

You have a coaching approach and an interest in challenging your employees to develop based on their conditions and abilities. You are considered a good listener with the ability to motivate and enthuse individuals and teams to perform and contribute to the development of the business. At the same time, you are communicative and help to create a good working climate and good relationships.

Required skills:

  • B.Sc./M.Sc. (meritorious if for a technical education) or relevant work experience
  • Leadership experience (meritorious if within technical information or other discipline within ILS )
  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

The Aeronautics business area is an innovative supplier of world-class aircraft systems, advanced aerostructures, and a wide range of support solutions within civil and military aviation. The business area researches, develops, and produces military aviation systems. We are building for the future through research and studies into innovative flight systems and the further development of our products.

By joining Aeronautics, you will be a part of a diverse, collaborative and supportive organisation with an emphasis on professional growth and work-life balance. You will work in an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

Within business area Aeronautics you find business unit Gripen Sustainment and this is where our department Support Solution Design is located. It consists of five sections of approximately 90 employees and our employees work within maintenance engineering, technical information development, training materiel, project management and technical support mainly for Saab products.

The Safety Equipment and Publication Engineering section’s main responsibility is technical information, education and technical engineering services. We work mainly within the area of Ground Support Equipment, Flight Safety Equipment and with different types of material publications used within the Swedish Armed Forces

Today the section consists of 18 employees located in Malmslätt.

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here

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Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English and that we wish you to attach a cover letter at the stage for uploading your resume/CV.

We want your application on June 5th at the latest. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.