Safety Compliance Engineer Mechanical

Safety Compliance Engineer Mechanical
The Volvo Penta vision is to be the world leader in sustainable power solutions. We have a history of innovation and enjoy strong market positions based on our current product and service offer.
Our employees describe Volvo Penta as a great place to work, built upon respect and commitment. We encourage people to take individual responsibility and offer exciting assignments in a highly innovative environment.
The department of Quality and Safety Compliance (Q&SC) is now looking for a Safety Compliance Engineer with focus on diesel engines, transmissions and components.
About us
The Q&SC department are responsible for two major areas:
Leading the Volvo Penta management system including the internal and external audit plans. Quality assurance including the product quality from a customer point of view, handling audit results, product deviations, and in rare cases, delivery stop of products from our factories.
Safety Compliance:
Regulatory Change Management where we actively monitor the development of new product safety regulation’s in order to support Product Planning with correct information regarding future product requirements and project target values as well as ensuring product/project compliance with applicable legislation over time.
We are present at all stages of product development with targets and requirements to secure compliance with relevant safety regulations and standards. The introduction of electromobility into our marine and industrial applications brings new safety risks and new regulatory environments and this area will be a vital key for our further success over the coming next years.
An important part of the group responsibility is to handle type approval and product certification of marine and industrial products.
Q&SC are today nine members in the group and is part of Quality, Environment and Product Compliance.
Position description
Are you passionate about sustainability where safety is an important part? Are you interested in working and affecting future safety regulations for marine and industrial products?
Do you;
  • have experience in working with safety regulations and compliance for diesel engines, system and products?
  • appreciate to assess safety compliance for products based on hazard and risk analysis, and conformance to standards?
If so you might be the one we are searching for!
In this vital position you will be present at all stages of planning and product development that are effected by safety regulations; from influencing new regulations / standards together with other stakeholders in society, through implementing these new requirements in Volvo Penta’s processes, projects and products, and finally follow-up of targets and requirements. Since interaction with both external and internal contacts is crucial for achieving results, good networking and communication skills are of high importance. As Safety Compliance Engineer at Q&SC a strategic mind and ability to set targets are required. The job requires frequent travelling in periods.
Core responsibilities
  • Establish regulatory targets and compliance requirements for new products and projects together with Product Planning
  • Experts in product safety for mechanical drive system used in marine and industrial applications
  • Responsible for coordinating certification of drivelines and systems
  • Assessment of compliance documentation
  • General competence for safety and ability to lead safety assessments
Desirable experience and qualifications
  • Master of Science degree or similar level of education
  • Experience within the field of Product Safety
  • Experience from Volvo project management model
  • A structured and accurate way of working
  • Fluent in Swedish and English is a minimum. Other language skills are welcome
  • Good communication skills, both in terms of reports, presentations and in discussions
At Volvo Penta we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender, nationality etc. We find that well balanced working teams increase group dynamics, creativity and new approaches to solutions. Due to current personnel structure, we especially welcome female applicants for this position.

For more information, please contact:

Hans Elmqvist, Acting Director Quality and Safety Compliance, +46 31 3225997
Helena Berlin, HR Director Global Operations & Quality, +46 31 3227217

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.

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces 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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