Marine propulsion engineer

Marine propulsion Engineer
Imagine yourself in a working environment focused on solutions for the future where your creativity and new ideas is a part of your day to day work. Well, what would you say if Volvo Penta is now hiring a Marine propulsion Engineer? A role where this will define your workday.
This is what you gonna do
As a marine propulsion engineer, you are deeply involved to develop next generation of propulsion systems. Design and analysis of contra rotating propellers for IPS and DuoProp are an essential part of your daily work. You will also be involved in development of current methods and tools for contra rotating propeller analysis and for prediction of performance for boat and propulsion. Your task in projects is to propose the best possible technical solution for the marine propulsion system in different marine transmission projects. The work involved the whole project cycle, from Advanced Engineering to maintenance. Marine propulsion is one of our core competences and you will have a large contact network. This is one of Volvo Pentas specialist area. For the right person you hopefully will be a requested propulsion specialist of Volvo Penta worldwide.
Our team
Your 15 new colleagues at the department Systems & Technology in Gothenburg are responsible for the development of performance related systems for diesel engines, marine drivelines and hybrid solutions. Marine propulsion is one of these systems. In close cooperation with other functions and colleagues within Volvo Penta we make sure, the development of our future products is in line with customer needs. We believe, and you should do as well, the way of reaching there is teamwork. Moreover, having fun at work.
This probably defines you
We believe that you have both the competence and personality that will make a difference in our organisation. We are looking for a person interested in marine propulsion area. The work is a split between method development and propeller performance calculations. CFD competence within this area is of interest. Marine propulsion experience is of interest, but also interest of developing our own developed methods and software, there engineering mathematics is a key element. Experience from Computer programming in different languages of numerical methods is an advantage. You have ambitions and energy to develop yourself and the company in a way that will make a difference in our technical solutions.
As a person, you enjoy working in a team and have the ability to inspire your team colleagues and feeling engaged by goal settings. Since the job consists of an extensive net of contacts both internally and externally, your networking skills should be very good and prioritized.
  • Your CV should contain listed qualifications in academic degrees (preferable M.Sc.)
  • Good skills in English and Swedish
  • Swedish driver license
  • Good programming skills
  • Experience from marine propulsion area and method development is of great value
To sum up
Our trademark at Volvo Penta is innovation as we are always looking for fresh ideas, and your attitude and mind-set will be a key asset for us. We also believe that actively prioritizing a high level of diversity in our workforce creates competitive advantage. This is a long term recruitment and personal characteristics is very important.
Welcome to Volvo Penta and the next step in your career.
For more information please contact
Mats Petersson, Manager Systems & Components, Analysis, +46 31 3221680

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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