Volvo Group Manufacturing Engineer - Volvo Penta Production Vara in Vara, Sweden

Manufacturing Engineer – Volvo Penta Production, Vara

The Volvo Penta vision is to be the world leader in sustainable power solutions. We have a history of innovation and enjoy strong market positions based on our current product and service offer.

Our employees describe Volvo Penta as a great place to work, built upon respect and commitment. We encourage people to take individual responsibility and offer exciting assignments in a highly innovative environment.

The Volvo Penta Global Operations & Quality organization consists of plants in Sweden, China and the US. The Vara Plant in Sweden manufactures world class diesel engines for propulsion systems and consists of approximately 220 employees. AB Volvo Penta is dedicated to the development of best practices in order to meet our customers’ needs. We are now looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to support and improve the production performance.

We will offer you great colleagues, a safe employment and a good work environment. We provide you with an opportunity to grow your career with a broad manufacturing engineering role. We believe that an atmosphere of trust along with a passion for your work creates a high performance culture which brings great value to our customers.

Job description

  • You will be responsible for introducing new products and changes in production.

  • You will be responsible for the technical support for a part of the production flow.

  • You will drive the improvement work and rationalizations within a part of the production flow.

  • You will participate in project work, both within product and process projects.

  • You will report to the Engineering Manager in Vara.

Requested qualifications

You have a university degree in Engineering or Automation and knowledge or experience from manufacturing operations in a plant environment. We also believe you have basic knowledge in quality and environmental standards and have a high interest in problem solving and continuous improvement work. Language skills in English and Swedish are a must since we are acting in an international environment.

Personal profile

The person we look for has a strong drive to improve and likes to work together with others. We value result-orientation and an analytical capacity. This person also likes to teach others in new modern ways of working.

Location: Vara

Last date for application: You are welcome to apply by 11 June 2017.

For further information please contact:

Leif Funke, Manager Engineering & Maintenance, +46 31 322 4817

Tonny Tuveheim, Plant Manager Vara; +46 31 322 9051

Helena Berlin, HR Global Operations & Quality; +46 31 322 7217

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 Penta , a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Penta


Västra Götaland



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Manufacturing Engineering