Volvo Group Lab Development Electromobility and Electrical Measurement Engineer in Göteborg, Sweden
Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT) covers the entire value chain from long-term research to final delivery of complete vehicles for production to the Volvo Group truck business as well as supporting the products in the aftermarket. GTT plays a vital role in contributing to the profitability, by providing competitive brand unique products that are based on common architecture and shared technology. By leveraging the combined size of the truck brands, GTT supports the Volvo Group's vision to become the world leader in sustainable transport solutions. Volvo GTT has 10.000 employees working in global teams with focus on delivering world-class engineered products and services.
Environmental care, sustainability, energy efficiency… if these words resonate with you as our future, then keep reading: this job might be for you.
The public transportation and heavy duty transportation industries are at a changing corner, with the ramp-up of hybrids and full electrical solutions in the manufacturer’s portfolio.
Volvo has the clear ambition to be leader in Electro-Mobility solutions, and thus has an ambitious product road map. This drives important needs for completely new and upgraded test rigs in order to develop, validate and verify the products of tomorrow.
As Lab development – Electro-mobility and Electrical Measurement Engineer , you will be the technical advisor in our development projects. You will work in tight cooperation with Volvo product development engineers, maintenance and operation engineers, project managers, suppliers and subcontractors, in order to deliver qualitative, efficient, and cost effective testing solutions.
You will work with the full range of testing solutions for electro-mobility products (electrical motors, electrical motor drives, on board chargers, DC/DC converters, batteries, gearboxes…).
You will be part of the Electro-mobility network, you will have the overview of the product planning, testing plans, and will have to secure that we have the capability and capacity to test.
Scope of your mission
Technical advisor for the projects related to electro-mobility testing (understand the product project requirements, translate them into rig specifications, secure common standards, and define technical solutions). In specific you will lead the technical implementation of new and modified e-motor, hybrid and DCDC test rigs. You will also support the realization and commissioning of projects
Develop a specialist knowledge within the field of electrical measurements for current, voltage, power, losses
Develop a specialist knowledge within the field of battery simulators and high speed dynos
Share your knowledge with the operational teams through advice and educational courses
Support the operational teams in fault searching of major equipment and methods
Choose the most efficient solution, involving suppliers in the pre studies, benchmarking, and working in close cooperation with buyers from Volvo
Generate ideas and pre-studies to improve efficiency, quality, reliability or quality demands
Actively contribute in the process development and continuous improvement in the team, even outside your area of expertise
M.Sc. (or similar experience) within electrical engineering, mechatronics or physics
Experience in electro-mobility activities would be appreciated: in product development, test engineer, or lab development engineer
Hands on experience with standard electrical equipment is a must: oscilloscopes, low/high voltage measurements, electrical signal transmission
Experience as team member in major projects: specifications, scheduling, budget, reporting, commissioning is a merit
Swedish and English, spoken and written
Team and service minded
Able to provide a vision / suggest and drive continuous improvement activities
Good knowledge of reading and understanding technical drawings
Ability to write technical reports, documentation, protocols, procedures, technical specifications
In this position you will be an important team player in a tight group and it is very important for us that you, in order to fill the shoes of the Lab Development Engineer, share our passion for high quality measurements and electro-mobility development. Personal qualities will weigh heavily in choosing the successful candidate.
Looking forward to your application!
For further information, please contact
Susanne Wilken, Manager Technical and Method Development, Powertrain Engineering Laboratory, dept BF63580, phone: +46 31 322 9017
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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