Volvo Group Technical Development Engineer - Powertrain Laboratory in Göteborg, Sweden

Are you passionate about working with cutting edge technical development?

Do you enjoy working in a tight team of highly motivated and passionate colleagues?

Then keep reading because you might just be the right candidate for this position!

As Lab Development Engineer for the Transmission and Electro-mobility Laboratory, you will lead medium and small size development activities, where creativity, reactivity and flexibility are keys to success.

You will be the main speaking partner for the operational teams in their day to day activities. Working close to where things happen, your will have an overall understanding of all technologies available in our 20+ transmission test rigs: measurement equipment, automation systems, mechanical installation…

You will act as a mentor on the technical equipment and methods used in the Lab, and will support the teams with advices and trainings.

You will balance your time between office work and work in the Lab, on the field. The laboratory is a domain where you not only design solutions, but you also follow-up the realization till the start of production of the test equipment.

You will be part of the method and technical development team: 20 experienced engineers, with different expertise areas: software, measurement, electronics, fluids…, and different backgrounds: line management, project management, technical expertise.

But all working together with one target: develop efficient, cost effective and qualitative testing equipment.

Main Responsibilities

  • Rigs development - medium and small size, acting as project leader or member.

  • Daily support to operation, on all type of technologies

  • Support the realization and commissioning of projects

  • Have close contacts with customers to understand the needs of new testing procedures or equipment

  • Drive initiatives to improve efficiency, quality, reliability or quality demands.

  • Contribute in the global laboratory transmission testing roadmap

  • Actively drive process development and continuous improvement initiatives in the team


  • M.Sc or equivalent

  • Interest in working in a technical environment, in the field

  • Experience from transmission and/or e-mobility product development

  • Experience from testing and automotive industry is a merit

  • Knowledge of reading and understanding technical drawings

  • Swedish and English proficiency

In this position you will be an important player in a tight team and it is very important for us that you, in order to fill the shoes of the Lab Development Engineer, share our passion for Transmission and Electro-mobility development.

If you consider yourself a match to what we are looking for then we look forward to your application!

For more information and details please contact:

Simon Clauet, Technical Development Manager, tel. +46 31 3238195

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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