Öhlins - Program Manager

Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Upplands Väsby, SE

Company: Tenneco


Öhlins Racing AB is looking for a Project Manager.


Do you want to be part of the development of the suspension system of the future and help our customers go faster, safer and more comfortable?

We are now looking for a Project Manager who can strengthen our team within the project office at Öhlins’ head office in Upplands Väsby.


Main tasks

The project office is primarily responsible for managing product development and customer application projects and for further developing our processes and our project methodology. Some business development projects are also led by the project office.

As a project manager, your tasks will consist of:


  • leading different types of projects, mainly product development projects and customer application projects.
  • being responsible for developing, verifying and production launch of new products in accordance with set requirements.
  • planning and following-up of requirements, design, product verification, component procurement, documentation as well as resources and budget.
  • report on the project's progress to the steering group, customer and other stakeholders.


Your project team will consist of people with expertise in mechanical and hydraulic design, mechatronics, purchasing, testing, production technology, etc.

Part of the position as project manager involves actively participating in the project office's joint responsibility to develop our tools and models for project management.



Our customers put high demands on our ability to communicate, efficiently manage projects and deliver the desired result within time and budget. This means that you must have an operational project management competence at the same time as you have a strategic view of the project management work.


  • Master of Science in Engineering, preferably with a mechatronic background or equivalent. A great interest in technology and a good understanding of technical contexts is required.
  • A few years’ experience of working as a project manager for product development projects in the manufacturing industry.
  • We operate in an international environment, which means that in addition to being able to express oneself well in Swedish in both oral and writing, good knowledge of English is also a requirement.
  • Experience from the automotive industry standards IATF-16949, ISO-9001: 2015, ISO-26262 and the project model APQP is a highly advantageous merit but not a requirement.


Personal profile

We will put great importance to your personality.

  • You are communicative, responsible and driven.
  • You have the ability to build trust and can enthuse different kinds of people to achieve results together.
  • You are confident in your role as project manager.


Work at Öhlins

Öhlins’ operations are based on our operating system, ÖVS. ÖVS focuses on continuous improvements of our processes, where safety, quality, delivery and finances are priority areas. Through our core values, we also highlight the behaviors we believe are important for a successful company, for example to work as one team.


As innovation and new thinking are crucial to Öhlins’ operations, we are keen to give our employees the opportunity to continuously develop in their roles. That is why we work, among other things, with individualized competence development.

Öhlins Racing strives for an even gender distribution as well as ethnic and cultural diversity.


The service is located at the company's premises in Upplands Väsby. The work involves some travel as our customers and suppliers are primarily in Europe and Japan.