Manufacturing Engineer II


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Our team is growing! We work cross-functionally and globally to exceed our customers' expectations and reach the world class manufacturing level. We have exciting work in front of us, and more on the horizon! The automotive world is changing rapidly and to be part of this big change is an exciting movement. The opportunities are endless if you are willing to join our team in the challenges ahead of us. We want an experienced metallurgist who can lead, manage and implement changes and new processes. Someone who can plan and prioritize, collaborate, communicate, and deliver.

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Ensure processes are developed and secured with the goal of meeting the Manufacturing Engineering Team KPIs. Responsible for safety, quality, delivery, and cost of the production processes as well as projects/ staff and competence development. Provide leadership and guidance across a sectional level within the Manufacturing Engineering business functions fostering a continuous improvement culture focused on waste elimination, employee engagement, and application/ practice of lean theory.

  • Lead and conduct kaizen improvement activities focused on safety, quality, and cost initiatives on Heavy Duty Engine Final Assembly Line.
  • Serve in a c0-leadership role within a specialized area of assignment. The individual follows the direction of Manufacturing Engineering Manager and coordinated the business plan with peers.
  • Drive the Focused Improvement and Work Place Organization pillars within the Volvo Production System.
  • Evaluate and recommend manufacturing processes, equipment, gauging, and tooling towards zero defects and recommend a safe and clean environment for employees.
  • Recognize human capabilities and limitations through ergonomic principles.
  • Development of future engineering solutions to lowest possible cost, and with flexibility for product and volume changes.
  • Develop cost saving proposals and improve productivity.
  • Assist in developing plans to secure production capacity.
  • Optimize line balances and tooling changes.
  • Sustain work processes for projects within the organization.
  • Utilize current production experiences into new product and manufacturing projects.
  • Drive and master 5S principles throughout all activities.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
  • 3-5 years engineering and project lead experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency in the English language is required.

  • Experience working in a Lean Manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of World Class Management, the Toyota Production Systems, or GMP with demonstrated practice in a manufacturing environment.
  • 3D Modeling and Design with Solidworks or Inventor.
  • Experience with Class 8 Heavy Duty Engine Assembly production processes and poke-a-yoke methods.
  • Working experience in a Union (UAW) production factory.
  • DC Torque Tool programming knowledge from automotive industry OEM such as: Atlas Copco, APEX/CLECO, or Desoutter/Chicago Pneumatic.
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing for layouts and part prints with ability to not only interpret, but also create drawings using AutoCAD software.

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. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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