Principal Certification and Compliance Engineer

Volvo Group Trucks Technology is seeking a Principal Certification and Compliance Engineer to lead the activities necessary to maintain emissions compliance within the North American market. The successful candidate will act with authority from the organization to direct and complete such actions as necessary to maintain legal certifications. This position will also strategically serve the company by working with industry associations and regulators on the modification of existing and development of new regulations as associated with emissions compliance and compliance procedures. In order to be successful, this individual should possess an in-depth working knowledge of Volvo’s product offerings and maintenance activities.
Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Serve as a technical authority regarding emissions compliance requirements and provide guidance & direction when needed in order to ensure that compliance is maintained
  • Work with other Certification and Compliance engineers to manage/ approve changes to existing product offerings associated with emissions related components, systems, software, and calibrations
  • Lead activities supported by other compliance engineers to ensure that obligations required to maintain emissions compliance are provided accurately and on time
  • Develop creative methods (along with supporting engineers) to monitor and ensure emissions compliance and communicate results and corrective actions
  • Ensure that data is processed and accurate for submission to relevant authorities
  • Assist in facilitating the Product Compliance Committee to ensure that any items, which need to be addressed are clearly presented and decisions are made in a timely manner
  • Manage the GHG (Green House Gas) credit Averaging, Banking and Trading program
  • Manage the development of GHG projections for future products using the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Model (GEM)
  • Ensure that all processes necessary for maintaining legal emissions compliance are properly documented and maintained
  • Represent Volvo to the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board as necessary and when appropriate
  • Strengthen industry influence via regular participation within the appropriate Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA) committees
  • Occasional domestic travel and possibly international travel may be required
Desired Competencies
  • Integrity: Having trust in the work performed (both internally and externally) is absolutely key to this position
  • Strong experience working with Heavy Duty engine emissions is necessary
  • Communication: The successful candidate must possess strong oral and written communication skills to inform, persuade, and negotiate
  • Teamwork: Collaboration within the team, with other groups within Volvo, with industry representatives, and with regulators is a must
  • Ownership / Accountability: Taking the lead in getting the job done and accepting responsibility for personal actions, costs and results
  • Initiative: Taking action in the absence of specific instructions or in the absence of a specific requirement, taking reasonable risks to achieve results, and persevering when challenged
  • Flexibility: Monitoring a diverse array of internal and external activities, and appropriately prioritizing actions appropriate for each
Qualifications of the Successful Candidate
  • Bachelor of Science in a technical field required; Masters strongly preferred
  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in HD-Diesel Emissions
  • Experience working with Government Regulatory Agencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, time management, planning, analytical, critical and creative thinking, and problem solving skills

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, Sunwin 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.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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