Gear Specialist

Are you looking for a creative and stimulating job with enthusiastic and highly skilled colleagues? Would you like to be a key player within transmission analysis? In addition, you will have the possibility to develop the future sustainable transport solutions together with us. We stand in front of challenging demands and are now creating new products, conventional powertrains as well as electrified.
If you want to be a part of this, please join us at Volvo Group!
This is us, your new colleagues
Transmission Simulation and System Design is a group with 15 engineers, within department Driveline, Powertrain Engineering Sweden. The Sweden organization has the full worldwide product platform responsibility for Heavy Duty Powertrains, and of the installation in European Volvo products. We participate in all stages of the product cycle – from advanced engineering to industrial development and maintenance.
Our group is responsible for transmission analyses within many different areas: FEA, 1D flow, 1D mechanical, CFD, as well as system layout and gear design. We perform simulations to optimize durability, weight, efficiency and noise/vibration to support our HW design teams and in order to bring our customers world-class products.
Role description
As a Gear Specialist you will be responsible for the design and evaluation of new gears and analysis tools, for our conventional and hybrid drivelines, as well as electrified power units. You need to assure that the gear and spline designs are optimized at macro and micro level to meet the internal and external performance and durability requirements.
In your role you will be in close contact with prototype and production manufacturing, and you will support them with your knowledge. Different gear materials and process technologies are important for you to master.
The judgement from you regarding gear measurements and test object inspections, will be significant for the projects.
It is expected that you present and explain your results at meetings as well as in written engineering reports. Your experience will also provide important input to Product and System Roadmaps and Design & Verification Guidelines. You will drive method and tool development in your field, and collaborate with universities and external institutes. In your role as specialist you will lead internal trainings and guide colleagues in gear technology.
Who are you?
To be successful in your new role we believe you have the following skills/experience:
  • Master of Science or higher in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • More than 10 years of experience in gear design and product development within the automotive industry
  • Several years of work experience within strength and durability, preferably in tools such as LDP, Romax/SABR/Masta, Matlab, Python and Abaqus
  • Knowledge in NVH is a strong merit
  • Programming competence in Matlab is seen as an asset
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
We think that you have a genuine technical interest, especially in mechanical systems. You need to be able to work both independently and in cross functional teams. You need to have the ability to explain your results and conclusions in a structured and pedagogical way to your colleagues and stakeholders.
For further information please contact
Maria Petersson, Group Manager Transmission Simulation and System Design, Tel. +46 31 322 58 18

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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