Head of Enterprise Development Centre of Excellence

SKF - Göteborg

Are you an experienced leader with a passion to build high performing organizations? Do you enjoy stepping out of the box and trying new ideas?

Then you could be our next

Head of Enterprise Development
Centre of Excellence

SKF's strategy is to provide our customers with reliable Rotation as a service (RaaS). To enable this, we develop the means to monitor, predict and improve the rotating performance of applications.

Working with the latest technology in mobile apps, big data and advanced analytics we provide our customers with the right information at the right time, so their operational decision making is quick and simple.

You will be building a high performing and collaborative global Enterprise team which focuses on the customer facing components as a key part of our Industrial Analytics & Software Development organization. Today the Enterprise organization consists of 65 people across sites globally distributed (Gothenburg and Luleå in Sweden, Bangalore in India, San Diego in US, Ukraine, and Russia).

To be able to bring these new generation digital solutions to the market we work agile, always focusing on delivering value to our customers.

Our mission is to

  • build generic visualization and interaction capabilities which support efficient process implementation both within SKF and at the customer
  • allow for experimental and quick implementation of visualization needs
  • create an open, fun and innovative organization with the aim to revolutionize the future of rotation
As a member of the management team of SKF's Industrial Analytics & Software Development, you are actively engaged in stakeholder dialogues. You collaborate with other development centers, product management, sales and other functions to further develop and deliver our solutions. You also take an active role in technical direction, product prioritization, and quality work.

With your own management team you recruit and develop the organization, driving agile methodology. You set a clear path for your organization to operate effectively, creating a collaborative approach.

We expect you to have
  • Proven leadership capabilities with ability to engage with others
  • A strong business acumen
  • A solid foundation in software development and product understanding
  • Knowledge and/or experience in programming, especially front-end focused applications, microservices development and testing would be an advantage
  • A good understanding of process industries where SKF operates
  • Good experience of being a leader in an agile organization
  • University degree, preferably in computer science or related field
  • Excellent communication skills & fluency in English. Other language skills especially Mandarin would be an advantage
Additional information for you
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

The Enterprise Development Centre of Excellence is a part of the Industrial software and analytics development which is part of SKF Connected Technology. Today the department consists of about 65 people in Gothenburg (main site), Luleå, SanDiego, Bangalore, Ukraine and Russia.

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Veronica Forsman, Recruitment Specialist at SKF Group Recruitment Center, .

Union contacts
Unionen - Jonny Hilbert +46 31 3372155
Akademikerföreningen - Anders Kempe +46 31 3373395
Ledarna - Angelica Lindström +46 31 3371842

Are you interested?
…and meet the above requirements, please submit your application with CV and cover letter in English no later than 30th of June 2021.

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.
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