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VP Electronic & Software Systems Development

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Permobil is a globally leading provider of power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs and seating and positioning solutions, with a strong dedication to improve the quality of life for its users. The company’s strong portfolio of brands, competitive product offering, innovation capabilities and leading market positions provide a strong base to capture additional growth, both in existing and new markets. Our products are available today in 70 countries on four continents. Our turnover is more than 4 billion, and we have approximately 1600 employees. Since 2013, Permobil is a part of Investor AB.  

We have recently joined all our research and development resources into one global organization and are now searching for an experienced manager to lead our new global function for Electronic & Software Systems Development into the future. 

Your role: 
To lead international and highly competent teams based in Nashville, USA and Timrå, Sweden, to create products with unmatched user experience. Entrepreneurship and innovation is our backbone and as we grow and integrate new technologies into our products we focus on continuously delivering innovative solutions that gives our users more independence.

The technology scope is wide - hardware, embedded software, system architecture and electronics. We work both with our own development of hardware and software, but also with suppliers - integrating their solutions into our platform. The majority of the work focuses on the powered wheelchairs, but we are also integrating software and electronics into manual wheelchairs as well as seating and positioning products. We work closely with research partners and are taking on exiting challenges, improving user experience and user possibilities, delivering outstanding and innovative systems to the market. 

• At least 15 years of experience of Electronic Systems Development
• At least 7 years in a management role
• MSc or PhD in the field of electrical engineering 
• Good team player and well regarded leader
• Experience from both strategic and operational work 
• Experience from multi site development
• Experience from working internationally  
• Experience as a manager over manager is a highly valued

For information about the position, please contact Catharina Modahl Nilsson, EVP R&D, phone; +46 73 093 72 60
For information about the recruitment process contact Anna-Karin Ehn, HR Business Partner; phone: +46 70 327 18 38.

The position is located  in Timrå and will include travelling. Please apply at career.permobil.com as soon as possible and no later than December 6.

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Sweden - Timrå

Per Uddéns väg 20
861 23 Timrå Directions +4660 59 59 00

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