Lead Materials Technology Engineer Aluminium

Lead Materials Technology Engineer - Aluminium
Would you like being a part of shaping the future of transportation technology? Do you like to work with material technology projects and continuously having an open dialogue with your stakeholders? Do you enjoy teamwork and developing yourself and others to meet future challenges? Then take the opportunity to join the exciting journey we are embarking on when creating the future solutions for our customers as well as the future working place for our employees.
This is us, your new colleagues
At Volvo Materials Technology in Gothenburg, we are a team of 35 passionate engineers who loves what we do. Our team is built by teamwork and engagement, having fun together and supporting each other in our daily work. Materials Technology is organized within the department Verification, Testing and Materials Technology. We are serving Volvo Group and selected external customers in the field of applied materials technology. We offer competence and development resources for product and process development. We have a modern and very well-equipped laboratory for metallurgical analyses and for testing of materials properties. Our specialists work globally in the whole product lifecycle from advanced engineering to maintenance. In our team, we value the strength given by differences in background, knowledge, age, gender, and nationality.
This is what you will do
To be successful in this role you enjoy working cross-functionally building relationships. You also like taking own initiatives, driving the assignments. You will manage and perform material investigation projects, perform failure analyses and write engineering reports with analysis and recommendations for decisions. In this role, you are also trusted to take part in continuous improvements of the laboratory, such as equipment responsibility and method development.
The position is based in Gothenburg. Travel may be needed occasionally.
Who are you? Are we a perfect match?
We believe you are a person with great people skills, who enjoys developing teams and yourself, as well as interacting with customers. You have a positive mind-set and can-do attitude, with good communication skills. In this role, we work together and therefore we see that you enjoy collaborating with others. As a person, you are solution-oriented and enjoy using your analytical side.
Other qualifications are:
  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in materials science or equivalent
  • Experience from casting and/or forging of aluminium. Have you perhaps worked in the industry and knows the processes? Great! An advantage is if you also have experience within development of cast aluminium components
  • English proficiency, both written and spoken
What can we offer?
You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled and supportive colleagues in an exciting, global environment that provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. Our daily work is performed in an international environment allowing interaction with highly committed colleagues from different cultures. We trust each other and act as a team, stay close to the product and provide opportunities for professional and personal growth. This is where you fit right in!
We look forward to receiving your application!
If you have any questions, please get in touch:
Joachim Lindkvist, Acting Group Manager, phone: +46 31 322 33 57
Sead Canovic, Group Manager, phone +46 31 323 6482

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 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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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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