Volvo Group Mechanical Engineer Fan System in Göteborg, Sweden

Do you have the desire to put your engineering skills to the test by developing complex mechanical systems to meet the demands of the Volvo Group customers? Do you wish to contribute to the success of a highly qualified global team? Then this is the job for you!

The Air Cleaner and Fan System team is a development center, which means that we are responsible for developing solutions in the areas of air cleaners and fan systems for the Volvo Group truck business globally.

The development center responsibility includes definition of global technology strategies in these areas, as well as the complete development from early technology development to maintenance of parts and systems introduced on Volvo Group trucks around the world. We are now looking for a mechanical engineer for fan system to further strengthen our team!

Job Summary

As a Mechanical Engineer for fan system working in the development center team you will be a member of a highly qualified team who are the technical experts on the cooling fan components, while having excellent knowledge of the cooling fan installation as a whole including its performance. The field of work is very wide and spans over all truck applications in the Volvo group. Our mission is to deliver cooling fan system solutions which meet the requirements set by the projects. The daily work includes capturing and sharing knowledge with the global organization.

You will be working in a very international environment in cross functional teams with both colleagues and suppliers worldwide. A large part of the development is done with a high degree of supplier involvement, and in your role it is included to work together with the suppliers to find the best solutions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Be part of the cooling fan system team with responsibility for delivering on project commitments

  • Analysis and breakdown of project prerequisites, time plans and targets

  • Define, plan and follow-up verification and validation activities based on requirements

  • Continuous supplier dialogue including evaluation of proposals from suppliers

  • Initiate and lead early technology development tasks

  • Contribute to global technology strategies for fan systems

  • Keep updated on market trends and supplier development

  • Take the lead in quality investigations

  • Document and spread learnings for future reference and knowledge reuse within the Volvo Group

Qualifications

  • MSc in mechanical engineering or other relevant engineering field

  • Minimum three years engineering experience from development of complex mechanical systems

  • Knowledge of cooling system, powertrain or vehicle technology

  • Experience from working in the automotive industry

  • Knowledge of methodologies to verify strength and durability of mechanical systems

  • Fundamental knowledge of CAD systems, preferably Creo Parametric

  • Structured way of working and ability to plan complex tasks

  • Self-driven with positive, global and problem solving mind-set

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken

In this position we can offer a challenging global role where you will be part of a very experienced team with a high level of technical expertise. There are good opportunities for personal development within this position.

We look forward to receiving your application!

For further information please contact:

Maria Krantz, group manager, tel +46 31 322 80 69

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.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support.

With Volvo Group Trucks Technology 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.

Auto req ID

72322BR

Entity

Group Trucks Technology

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

08-Jul-2017

Functional Area

Technology