Volvo Group Engine Performance and Application Engineer in Eskilstuna, Sweden

Job Summary

As an engine performance and application engineer you will be working in the engineering department for heavy duty engines and exhaust aftertreatment systems. Your work will be to optimize the SW controlling the engine system to meet legal demands, low fuel consumption and torque delivery within the limiting requirements. The performance engineers use state of the art engine testcells, virtual engine models and machines to calibrate the engine SW. They also use premium computer programs to analyze data and create needed mathematical models.

You will be working in close cooperation with our colleagues within the Engine Systems, Product Platforms, Volvo Group and partners.

Main Tasks/ Responsibilities / Authorities

  • Plan and prepare engine test cell activities

  • Execute planned tests in engine test cells, machines or in virtual environments

  • Analyze data

  • Deliver optimized engine calibration parameters

  • Solve quality issues in product maintenance

  • Develop new engine SW functions

  • Participate in Engine development projects


  • M.Sc. in Internal Combustion engineering, Vehicle engineering, Electronics, Mechatronics or Mechanics

  • Knowledge of internal combustion engines and exhaust after treatment systems

  • Experience of Engine Development, HW & SW

  • Knowledge of engine emission legislation and the technical challenges they bring

  • Technical knowledge of Construction machines

  • Knowledge in Mathematics, Physics and Thermo dynamics

  • Good communication skills in English

  • Structured and analytical

Heavy Duty Engine Development Department is part of Engine Systems, within Core Technologies and is located in Eskilstuna, Sweden.

For further information about the position, please contact:

Stefan Larsson, Manager Heavy Duty Engine Development, +46 16 5415384

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Construction Equipment , one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the construction industry under the brands Volvo, SDLG and Terex Trucks, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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