Volvo Group Engine Development Engineer in Göteborg, Sweden


Imagine yourself working in an environment focused on solutions for the future where creativity and new ideas is a part of your day to day work. And within a team where we premier curiosity and an open minded attitude as we know that is our key to success.

If you have the ambition and energy to develop yourself in a way that can lead to new tasks and responsibilities, if you feel engaged by working in projects and reaching goals together with your colleagues and have the ability to inspire and lead others, then we are hoping to read your application!

Volvo Penta is happy to announce that we are now recruiting a Development Engineer.

We believe that you have a genuine interest of working within testing and optimization of diesel engines and we expect that you have both the knowledge of fundamental combustion theory and experience of developing Diesel Engines

About us

Engine Development Testing within Product Development is responsible for testing and optimization of both Hardware and Software regarding performance, emission and durability of all our Diesel Engines up to 16 litres, both for Marine and Industrial applications.

There are about 60 Engineers working in different projects. We are divided into three departments; HDEP (Heavy Duty Engine Platform), MDEP (Medium Duty Engine Platform) and Marine. The teams are handling complete engine calibration, engine software and hardware testing.

As a Development Engineer Engine Testing, you will be responsible for delivering test and optimization tasks. You will be a part of a project team within marine engine testing.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Tests and tasks can be everything from a specific comparison measurement, a durability test or a complete hardware selection for a project. You will plan, run, analyse and report all different types of tests.

Optimization tasks can be all from a sensor linearization to final complete engine software setting for production. You will be responsible for delivering the optimization for a specific engine.

Tests and optimization tasks can be run both in test cells and in real applications such as boats and off road vehicles.

We look for candidates with ambition and ability to lead projects in the future, a team member who is interested in Product Development in general, but preferably towards testing and optimization of diesel engines. Since the job consists of a net of contacts internally and externally, your networking skills are highly valued.


  • Your CV should contain listed qualifications in academic degrees B.Sc. or M.Sc.

  • Experience in engine development

  • You should be able to communicate in both English and Swedish

  • Have a valid driver license

Our trademark at Volvo Penta is innovation as we are always looking for fresh ideas, and your attitude and mind-set will be a key asset for us. We strive for gender balance as we believe that actively prioritizing a high level of diversity in our workforce creates competitive advantage.

It is our people that make the difference!

For further information, please contact

Fredrik Brodén - Manager, Marine Development & Calibration, Tel. +46 31 3228303

Teresa Krook, HR business partner, Tel. +46 31 3233710

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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