Volvo Group Senior Cost Engineer Electrical & Electronics in Göteborg, Sweden

Would you like to be part of a fantastic journey?

We are now looking for a cost engineer within the areas of Electrical & Electronics.

As a cost engineer, your main responsibility will be to calculate part prices and tooling investments, both in new truck projects and as a support to today’s truck business. You will perform cost target setting and cost breakdowns of new and existing parts based on drawings or physical parts. To give advice on efficient designs for manufacturability and on material selection that fulfils the design criteria’s is one important contribution in this role.

You will start early in the advanced engineering / concept selection phase, working intimately with engineering and design. You will follow the products thru the development phases and then actively support the targets you have set in the sourcing process. In this position you will have the possibility to cooperate closely with many different parts of our organization such as buyers, engineers, project leaders and of course your engaged colleagues within the Controlling & Strategy department!

To be a good match in this team as well as in this position, we believe that you have a positive mindset and a willingness to contribute to our team spirit! Also, to take own initiatives, work independently and in a structured an analytical manner is key in a position like this. This position will give you the possibility to deal with negotiations and to visit suppliers and technical exhibitions to keep up to date of current production methods, materials and future technologies.

Required knowledge/experience

To be successful in this position, you have specialist knowledge in at least one of the fields: electro mechanics, electronics and / or wiring Furthermore, we also see that you have got the following knowledge/experience:

  • B.Sc in Electrical & Electronics engineering or equivalent experience, such as manufacturing engineering, sales engineering or product development

  • Lean management in the automotive industry or in the supply chain

  • Engineer / Experienced technician / Manufacturing engineer / maintenance with a background of lean experience in the automotive industry or in the supply chain

  • Knowledge in CAD and finance is an advantage

  • Team player with high interpersonal and communication skills and a cultural awareness

  • Analytic mindset and ability to drive projects independently

  • As we are a truly global and diverse company, most of your meetings and communication will be in English, hence you need to be fluent in both speaking and writing in English

Do you have interest in the commercial and technical aspects of our products and projects? Curious, and have some questions? Please, call:

Hiring manager; Gunnar Nylander, Director Cost Engineering +46 31 323 3965

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.

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