For over 60 years, Autoliv has focused on one very important task: saving lives. Our innovative products save 30,000 lives every year and prevent 10 times as many injuries.
We are first and foremost an automotive safety technology company. In the world of automotive occupant safety, we were the first to introduce the two- and three-point seat belt system and airbags for front and side impacts. We were also the first to launch advance seatbelt systems and pedestrian protection systems.
We are a Fortune 500 company and the world’s largest automotive safety supplier with sales to all the leading car manufacturers in the world. We develop, manufacture and market protective systems such as airbags, seatbelts, steering wheels, passive safety electronics.
Meeting real-world customer needs with a wide range of products and systems has helped us become the clear market leader in automotive safety. Turnover 2018 was 8 548 million USD. We are listed on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:ALV).
Autoliv is looking for a VP Global Operations Controller. The position is part of a long-term strategic initiative, working with Autoliv’s product lines in determining long term strategic direction and goals. We are looking for someone who can combine a financial and strategic perspective and mindset, with a focus on long-term financial performance, product portfolio management and value chain optimization.
This role will report to and serve as the right hand of EVP Operations, being a financial and operational change leader. This will be done through designing, developing and measuring KPI’s ensuring correct operational development, including sourcing, supply chain and production. It will serve as an advisor and business partner for both operations as well as the company’s financial department through-out Autoliv’s global organization.
The right candidate needs to be a strategic and analytical thinker who is driven by results and can develop analytical tools and solutions. Moreover, we are looking for someone with proven people and management skills, whom is not afraid of challenging the organization, whilst maintaining good relations. Strong quantitative abilities are essential as well as a proven track record in change management.
Educational background and prerequisites
- A university degree in Finance or Business Administration, preferable an MBA
- Extensive leadership experience, developing and leading teams in a global environment
- Extensive finance or management consulting experience
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Proven track record of impact in strategic direction and financial performance
- Strong relationship builder
- Financial modeling experience
- Preferably a background within automotive or manufacturing operations
For further information, please contact Gustav Emthén at Future Value either via phone, 0767-83 55 90 or Gustav.firstname.lastname@example.org.