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Volvo Cars Reviews

Updated 28 Mar 2020

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4.0
83%
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88%
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Volvo Cars President and Chief Executive Officer Håkan Samuelsson
Håkan Samuelsson
58 Ratings
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  • "Swedish attitude rether slower response than some german competitors(in 5 reviews)

  • "The salaries are also very low compared to similar positions in automotive companies located outside of Sweden(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Very good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Volvo Cars full-time

    Pros

    Drive new cars nice managers

    Cons

    No respect for selling a car on behalf of someone else

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    Volvo Cars2018-07-22
  2. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Reception in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Volvo Cars part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People Showroom Clean Management Casual Uniform

    Cons

    Pay Long hours Difficult to move up

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    Volvo Cars2020-01-05
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Poor Swedish leadership"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Volvo Cars

    Pros

    Good people trying to do the best thing locally

    Cons

    Completely hopeless senior Swedish leadership team. Still reaping the benefits of Stefan Jacoby's past decisions and vision. No new ones of any substance since he unfortunately went.

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    Volvo Cars2015-11-18
  4. "designer Engineering"

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Volvo Cars full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Multinational Company, work with people from the world. Nice car and nice working environment

    Cons

    High quality, high demand for excellent product

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    Volvo Cars2020-03-28
  5. "Volvocars sweden"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volvo Cars full-time

    Pros

    Flexible time, reasonable bonus program, car benefits for employees, great curious culture.

    Cons

    Salaries in Sweden are quite low right now.

    Volvo Cars2020-03-24
  6. "Project manager"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Skövde

    I have been working at Volvo Cars full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    a very good employer. Very high security for the employee. Bonus system.

    Cons

    Wages tend to decrease in relation to other companies. The bonus system is also low in relation to similar manufacturing industries

    Volvo Cars2020-03-16
  7. "Good in general"

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    Current Employee - Software Development Manager in Gothenburg

    I have been working at Volvo Cars full-time

    Pros

    Flat organization. Good work/life balance.

    Cons

    No difficult to take decisions.

    Volvo Cars2020-03-18
  8. "It was awesome experience"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer Intern 

    I worked at Volvo Cars full-time

    Pros

    It was a good experience

    Cons

    Way too far from the house

    Volvo Cars2020-03-02
  9. "Comfortable working environment"

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    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Beijing, Beijing
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volvo Cars full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working hours,: Huge Benefits, working life balances:

    Cons

    Low salaries for Junior: No training for junior

    Volvo Cars2020-03-12
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Superintendent 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volvo Cars full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits Good work life balance

    Cons

    No Standard process to work. everyone take you own direction

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    Volvo Cars2020-02-20
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