Principal Engineer ESW Advanced Steering Systems

Do you have the desire to put your engineering skills to the test by developing optimized advanced steering systems to meet the demands of future automated vehicles and zero emission vehicles ? Do you have the drive to contribute to the success of a highly qualified global team? Then this is the job for you!

With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

The Advanced Steering Systems group is responsible for the development of steering actuators and steering control systems including steering systems for future electrification and redundant steering systems for automation. We are a group of 18 engaged engineers that work with both mechatronics and functional development. The responsibility includes all truck brands within the Volvo Group so we work towards all GTT sites worldwide.

Job description

As a Principal Engineer at Advanced Steering Systems you will be a part of an agile team responsible for development, specification, documentation and verification of the end-user functions within the steering area. The team will also develop requirements, concepts and system solutions and drive the work with our suppliers.

Your main responsibilities will be to:
  • Responsibility for leading steering function development within Advanced Steering Systems
  • The scope is global, strategic and long-term
  • Perform functional development meaning requirement breakdown, software design, documentation, implementation, testing and verification
  • Specify system/functional requirements
  • Organize/participate in technical discussions with suppliers
  • Test, tune and document function parameters, for each variant
  • Trouble shooting and provide support to aftermarket and production plants
  • Network across the organization, as well as influencing the work in the other sites
  • Develop acquired competence, as well as participate in the business development
Who are you?
  • As a person you are driven, innovative and you have a passion for problem solving
  • You are open-minded and outgoing. You enjoy teamwork but at the same time you are able to work independently and drive development on your own. You have good communication and presenting skills both in text and verbally
  • You have a sense of responsibility and are business and customer oriented
  • You most likely have a genuine interest in the automotive industry
  • You have a master’s degree in M.Sc. in Mechatronic, Control engineering, Electronics or similar
  • Experience with Simulink, Matlab, CANalyzer as well as rapid prototyping and systems development principles
  • Good knowledge in Physics, Mechatronic, Mechanical engineering, Control engineering, Vehicle dynamics, System modeling, Functional requirements and Electronics
  • Fluent in English (Speaking and writing)
  • C-driving license
  • Knowledge in Volvo Tools
Working at Volvo we can offer you the chance to be a part of a development constantly striving towards improvement and to work with skilled and dedicated colleagues. The development paths are several, and organization international and global.
Does the description above match you? Do you feel like working for Volvo? Then you might very well be the one we’re searching for!

For more information please contact
Tommy Burö, Group manager, Advanced Steering Systems, +46 739022915

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

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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