Lead Mechanical Engineer, for the Chassis Product Development team

We are looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer within the “Chassis” Engineering team. Are you our new colleague?
Our team is established in Lyon.
It is part of the European Medium Duty Business Unit dedicated and responsible for product strategy, product development, production and service preparations of Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks medium duty ranges, including diesel, gas, and electric versions, produced in Europe for European and international markets.

What does the group do?
The main mission for the “Chassis” team is to manage all products evolutions.
The “Chassis” scope is rather wide: Chassis structure, Equipment and Transport Adaptation, Powertrain Installation, Suspension Axle and Steering, Braking System and Vehicle Control System.

What do you do?
Being part of the “Chassis” Group and supported by mechanical engineers, inside and outside your team, you will lead the developments and will be responsible for a specific technical area: chassis frames, cab suspension and engine suspension.

You will dig into major product changes as long as smaller product modifications, or integrations in new vehicle environments.

You may have to lead as well minor product evolutions outside your main technical area. Your agility and adaptability will be a key value in an always evolving Business Unit, and dealing with new technologies.

You will also manage delegations to others support sites or consultants when needed to help you to deliver in the right time.

You will work in close cooperation with a variety of stakeholders and solution providers inside our Business Unit, as well as partners such as Group Truck Technology engineering teams, Group Truck Purchasing, or external suppliers.

You will contribute to define the product roadmap within your technical area, to support the company strategic directions. You are keen on challenging and sustainably improving your technical scope, to answer the new market needs, and the major transformations upcoming within the commercial transport market.

Your main competences for this job will be your mechanical and engineering knowledges, communication, and leadership skills.

If you enjoy solving complex situations and daily challenges, work in a positive spirit team, join us!!

Product Quality, cost awareness and customer-oriented mindset will be key skills in this new Business Unit.

Who are you?
You are a technical leader interacting through a broad network, with a strong curiosity for a variety of technical areas, aware of the needed rigor to introduce quality assured product evolutions in a performing manufacturing system, but also agile in finding quick solutions
for the best performance of the Business Unit and the satisfaction of our customers.

You have a recent and successful experience in Engineering.

Your qualification and profile?
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of successful experiences in industrial product development
  • Demonstrated effective Engineering leadership skills
  • Curiosity for scientific domains linked to mechanics
  • Collaborates
  • Cross-functional management
  • Working in a large and global company, using APQP processes.
  • Synthesis mind
  • Openness to change
  • Proven communication skills, verbally and in writing
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Business Insight
  • Self-development

You will in this position report to Chassis group manager – EMD BU.

Did you know? For many years, as a “disability friendly” company, Renault Trucks SAS has been committed to including people with disabilities in our professional environment.

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. 

The European Medium Duty Business Unit is the new player on the Medium and Medium Heavy Duty Trucks market within the Volvo Group in Europe, aiming to provide products that gives an even better ownership experience for the customer. We are experts in product development and manufacturing, which translates into competitive offers from Volvo Trucks, Renault Trucks and our external partners. We think business first and we dare being innovative to find the recipe for success.

We are now looking for agile, committed individuals to join us in developing customer solutions for urban- and regional distribution, with our diesel and gas trucks and the introduction of electric ones on our roads







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