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Saab Global

Section Manager Standard Component Engineering

Huskvarna, Sweden
Closing date: 8 June 2023

We are now looking for a Section manager Standard Component Engineering

You role

You will be responsible for Standard Components within Saab Surveillance, leading a team of component engineers. The responsibility includes:

  • Technical responsibility for all standard components delivered from manufacturers to Saab.

  • Responsible for Saab Approved Parts List

  • Supporting engineering in qualifying new standard components and manufacturers in development projects

  • Monitor and follow technical roadmap development within different component areas by close cooperation with manufacturers

  • Component Life Cycle management

  • Development of process, methods and tools concerning component engineering

  • Cross site coordination of R&D work to align one common approved part and manufacturer list

  • Reduce number of preferred parts and manufacturers

Your profile

You are a people oriented, communicative and experienced Leader, with strategic skills as well as a performance driven mindset. You are a true networker who can coordinate cross site work with different stakeholders on all Saab sites and Business Areas. You have experience from change management and do not shy away from finding solutions in a complex development environment. You challenge existing ways of working and is able to implement changes together with your team and your stakeholders.

You are fluent in English and Swedish. The role includes travelling to both SAAB sites and manufacturers.

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 part of

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

Component Engineering is organized within Surveillance Procurement, and is part of the Operational Excellence function within Surveillance.

Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.