Powertrain Engineering Resident Engineer at DFCV – Project Manager

Position Description


AB Volvo and Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles (DFCV) have established a joint venture collaboration where Powertrain Engineering (PE) supports DFCV in the development of an 11 l engine. We are now looking for an additional PE resident engineer to be located as an expatriate at DFCV in Wuhan, China. This is a unique opportunity to be located in China and to be an ambassador for the Volvo Group!


As PE resident engineer at DFCV in Wuhan, China, you will be a key player in our team of engaged people who are currently working with the joint-venture between Volvo and DFCV.
You will bring practical support to our Chinese colleagues and contribute to our collaboration with DFCV. You will succeed in your mission thanks to your knowledge and experience of our products and ways of working in the powertrain domain.
You will be part of the Volvo Partnership Office (VPO) and report to the Powertrain Engineering Operational Excellence & Governance Vice President.


  • Provide support to DFCV to achieve our common goal to deliver quality assured powertrain products

Main Activities and Core Responsibilities

  • Support DFCV to achieve the expected outcome of the 11L engine project
  • Support DFCV with project management tasks such as planning and follow-up
  • Support DFCV to address engineering activities within the 11 l engine project to the Volvo organisation
  • Support DFCV to establish the technical scope of possible additional requests towards the Volvo organisation
  • Bring expertise in the powertrain domain preferably from the engine calibration/application area. Other relevant areas such as control system, SW, EATS, combustion and/or base engine are also of interest.
  • Team leader responsibility for the group of PE resident engineers in Wuhan


You have the following qualifications:
  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. degree.
  • Experience in powertrain project development
  • Experience in the powertrain technical domain, preferably from the engine calibration/application area. Other relevant areas such as control system, SW, EATS, combustion and/or base engine are also of interest.
  • Experience from Volvo development processes
  • Good network within the global Powertrain Engineering organization
  • Excellent communication skills and strong interest and ability to work with people from different cultures
  • Chinese (Mandarin) language skills is a merit.

This is an expatriate position, located in Wuhan, China
For further information please contact:
Christina Kaijser, VP Operational Excellence & Governance, Powertrain Engineering, christina.kaijser@volvo.com, +46-73-9027129

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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