Technical Manager at Freevalve AB

Do you have a passion for engine technology? Are you interested in a career that combines your skills as Technical Manager and a passion for design? Are you ready to make a difference and be a part of the team of Freevalve, a sister company to Koenigsegg Automotive AB, as we change the use of combustion engine now and into the future?

Teknik, Naturvetenskap, Industri, produktion
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About Freevalve

FreeValve is a new mechanical architecture that replaces the traditional way of operating engine valves via a camshaft with Pneumatic-Hydraulic-Electric Actuators (PHEA) The fully variable valve actuation, offers the unique ability to have independent control of the intake and exhaust valves in an ICE. For any engine load criteria, the timing of intake and exhaust can be independently programmed. The system can maximize performance or minimize fuel consumption and emissions.

We offer you a creative and dynamic workplace, on a global arena. If you see your work as a platform to learn new exciting skills, want to interact with other smart, dedicated people you will enjoy working at Freevalve.

We are presently 18 people located at our facility in Angelholm in the south of Sweden. Freevalve co-owned and co-located with Koenigsegg Automotive.


Freevalve is seeking a highly motivated, selfdriven agil Technical Manager to join our dedicated team in Ängelholm.

Work on a highly intelligent, lightweight and motivated team to achieve our goal of revolutionizing the combustion engine with Freevalve technology. The technical manager will be responsible for the overall technical direction and leadership of the development team. Due to the nature of small companies, this includes a large range of activities from working with the CEO, CMO and customers to set technical targets, to guiding engineers through daily activities.

Activities and responsibilities:

-Present technical updates and budgets to CEO for approval or adjustment

-Set internal targets and deadlines aligned with customer deliverables, present project proposals and quotations to customers

-Reflect technical strategy and development schedule to define scope of customer projects and potential timelines

-Manage human resource activities including hiring, salary negotiations and performance reviews

-Formulate milestones and lead team on daily basis to ensure successful completion of these. Maintain strong relationship with employees and adjust resources, tools, and support as necessary to achieve targets

-Ensure R&D activities are moving in direction aligned with vision of the company and business strategy

-Manage tasks for engineers to create strong practices in design, development, quality control, organization and robustness of final product

-Organize support programs for ongoing projects and outline activities required to ensure the success of Freevalve installations at various sites

Experience & Knowledge

-Degree in mechanical engineering or similar

-2+ years experience in leadership or project management role over technical team

-3+ years experience in technical design involving advanced knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, or electronics. Preferably from automotive industry, understanding of combustion engines and thermodynamic concepts related to combustion engine calibration.

-Strong communication skills

-Demonstrated ability to utilize facts and data to make difficult decisions with high risks in either direction

-Fluent in English (verbal and written)

Contact and application

In this recruitment, Freevalve collaborates with Experis, a part of the Manpower Group, with extensive experience in the provision of skills and recruitment of managers and specialists. The service is searched via the application link.

For further information you are welcome to contact recruitment consultant Angela Ekelöf at mobile 0703-775781, or

Selection is done continuously, so please send in your application as soon as possible, but no later than 23th of April.

We look forward to receiving your application!