Senior Production Engineer - Surface & Heat treatment

Background and organization
Volvo GTO in Köping is looking for our next production engineer. In our pursuit of becoming the best transmission factory in the world, we need world class employees. Production engineering towards Surface & Heat treatment consists of approximately ten skilled production engineers at different levels. We are now looking for our next team-member who is eager to join the Volvo Group continuous journey.
Who are we?
We view ourselves as the Center of Excellence within Surface & Heat Treatment and our area of responsibility is to prepare and industrialize new components and processes, refine existing components, maintain and if needed extend the installed capacity. We are also responsible for technical support and continuous improvements. An extensive part of our work is carried out in project form you will therefore be given the opportunity to learn and grow from different roles within the project. We look forward in meeting our next talented production engineer.
Main areas of responsibility
As a production engineer, you will be responsible for coordinating improvement activities together with cross-functional teams. You will drive improvements within the Volvo Production System.
You will develop methods and processes for our processes.
You will lead projects and activities
  • Technical assignments within production
  • Assignments within workplace design, value stream mapping according to LEAN-principles
  • Process optimization with internal specialists or external suppliers
  • Project based work with product- or industrialization projects including procurement.
  • Lead projects within continues improvement and new technology.
  • Global monitoring in technological development.
Personal profile and qualifications
For this position, following qualifications and skills are required:
  • Academic background within the area of material science technology & engineering.
  • A strong technical interest
  • Solid knowledge of heat & surface treatment of steel and alloys
  • Project Management experience
  • Good leadership abilities
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) in both Swedish and English
  • Knowledge of machining and assembly is meritorious
  • Experience from laboratory work and quality assurance is meritorious.

As a person, you have a proven ability to contribute to a team-oriented environment. We also see that you have an ambition to always improve yourself and develop your team. In addition, as a production engineer, you serve as an important support function and it is crucial that you have a service-minded mindset who focus on the customer. A suitable candidate for the role has a structure way of working and delivers according to plan. Further, both curiosity, creativity and analytical mindset is valued in this position.
Within the Volvo Group we value diversity and equality, this is an important key for development.
Does this sound interesting?
For more information please contact recruiting manager Carl Lindqvist, Department manager or Josefine Regnér, HR Business Partner +46 728624716. Selection of candidates will occur during the recruitment time, so do not wait with your application. We hope you feel strongly motivated for this job, we look forward to receive your application as soon as possible.
Welcome onboard!
Unionen, Mats Bergdahl, 0221- 45 78 41
Akademikerna, Andreas Myrelid +46 221414551
Ledarna, Lars Sundkvist, 0221- 45 76 47

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 Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


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


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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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