• Head of Product Unit Avionics Huskvarna
  • SAAB Seaeye in Huskvarna, , Sweden
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge to make the world a safer place.

Business Area Surveillance provides efficient solutions for safety and security, for surveillance and decision support, and for threat detection and protection.

The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, combat systems and C4I solutions

Your role :

As head of the Product Unit you will be responsible for setting and executing the strategy for Avionics. You will be responsible for the profitability and long- and short term goals for the portfolio.

The Avionics Portfolio consists of Optical sensors, Actuation (electromechanical and hydraulic) and Safety Critical Computers.

The customers are primarily Military - Gripen, Eurodrone, Pilatus etc- and supported by Civilian - Airbus A350, Boeing 747 etc.

The Avionics operation has approximately... 400 employees and is mainly based in Huskvarna. The Product Unit consists of project management, product management and production.

As the PU head you will have an important role towards our customers and will participate in close cooperation in Saab programs, both to win more business and to execute efficiently.

As many parts of Saab we see a rapid growth also in this area and to manage that in a good way will be the main area to focus on, now and in the years to come

Your experiences and skills

To be successful in this role, we expect you to demonstrate a very strong drive, collaboration skills, professionalism, commitment, tenacity and ability to motivate and enthusiasm your employees.

You are a confident communicator leading by values, visions and goals. You believe that our behaviours are crucial for our chances to achieving our goals.

You are a strong promotor for our Surveillance Together As One culture.
• You must have the ability to create and implement strategies to secure both growth and profit and have the ambition to reach beyond the business plan targets
• Ability and passion to drive a complex, high-tech organization with highly skilled people
• Financial management, budget processes & control
• Product vision to keep us at the high-end and to relevant for our customers needs
• Ability to establish and maintain a strong network of customers, local industrial partners and other relevant sources of information and influence
• Sets high expectations for yourself and the organization and is highly autonomous and self directed

What you will be part of

Behind our innovations stand the people who make them possible. Brave pioneers and curious minds. Everyday heroes and inventive troubleshooters.

Those who share deep knowledge and those who explore sky-high. And everyone in between.

Joining us means making an impact together, contributing in our own unique ways. From crafting complex code and building impressive defence and security solutions to simply sharing a coffee with a colleague, every action counts.

We encourage you to take on challenges, to create smart inventions and grow in our friendly and tech-savvy workspace. We have a solid mission to keep people and society safe.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe.

Empowered by its 22,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer and more sustainable world.

Saab designs, manufactures and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors and underwater systems.

Saab is headquartered in Sweden. It has major operations all over the world and is part of the domestic defence capability of several nations. Read more about us
Huskvarna Sweden


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