Lead Engineer Power Electronics

Lead Engineer – Power Electronics
Take the opportunity to join the exciting change journey Powertrain Engineering (PE) is embarking on when creating the future powertrains for our customers as well as the future working place for our employees.
This is us, your new colleagues at PE Electromobility
The Electromobility organization is responsible for the complete development lifecycle from advanced engineering, through product development into the maintenance phase. We drive the transition from conventional powertrains to electromobility and secure a stepwise implementation in different segments/regions. This organization develops and drives the electromobility component/product portfolio for Trucks & Buses as well creating opportunities for all business areas within Volvo Group. Electromobility is one of the keys to achieving sustainable mobility for the future.
You will be part of an agile and approachable organization with schwung and skilled product teams consisting of passionate people. We work in an optimistic atmosphere, where joy, knowledge sharing and openness are key characteristics. We are passionate about deploying new ways of working and focusing on continuous improvements to stay in the forefront. With us you will have a diverse, friendly and open minded team on your side, always providing you the help needed to manage tasks you can’t imagine today.
Electromobility is a growing agile driven organization in place to shape the future!
Core responsibilities
We are now looking for a Lead Engineer Power Electronics to join Motor Drive System Design and Hardware team. In this position the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a proven capability and experience in power electronics design and development roles as well as experience from integration of the technology in electric and hybrid power trains. The main responsibilities will be to:
  • Provide the Volvo Group with technical support and expertise within your competence area
  • Participate and provide technical results in advanced engineering and product development projects
  • Contribute to technology planning with a strategic approach
  • Lead development work with suppliers and technology partners
  • Lead a pool of engineers within the technical area, coaching them within its technical area
  • Engage in external technology networks and collaboration with academic partners
Who are you? Are we a perfect match?
We are looking for someone who thrives on finding solutions to highly complex challenges, never afraid to try out new ideas in search of innovation and takes ownership in delivering outstanding products. To fit in our team culture you need to be a team player who fosters a dynamic environment and accelerates learning in others. You qualify if you have:
  • MSc. in Electrical Engineering with deep knowledge in the area of the design of Power Electronics
  • Proven experience in technology development within electric motor systems
  • Electric and hybrid vehicle drivetrains knowledge
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Experience to work cross functional with both internal and external suppliers
As this is a senior position with elements of leadership and work autonomy we think that the right candidate has at least 5 - 10 years of experience in the automotive industry preferably electric drives area.
What can we offer?
You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. Our daily work is performed in an international environment giving the opportunity to interact with highly committed colleagues from different cultures. We trust the individual and act as a team, stay close to the product and provide opportunities for professional and personal growth.
Curious and want to know more? Please contact us!
We look forward to receiving your application!
Magnus Bredin, Manager Design and Hardware Motor Drive Systems, +46 73 9021225

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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