Senior Engineer-Exhaust Aftertreatment

Welcome in Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT), a division of Volvo Group North America.
Our team is part of the Combustion and after-treatment technology. We provide state-of-the-art research, engineering, product planning and project execution of complete products, for all Volvo group customers. Responsibilities include calibration of engine performance and emissions control systems and on board diagnostic (OBD) algorithms of powertrain systems. This position will require time spent in engine test cells, chassis dynamometer and on-road vehicle testing.
We work here with pride and fun, valuing team spirit, work-life balance, people development, challenges and innovation.
The Exhaust Aftertreatment Engineer focuses on technologies that reduce emissions in order to comply with EPA and CARB regulations. The scope includes hardware design, function calibration, OBD calibration, and system verification. The overall goal is to produce aftertreatment systems which are emissions compliant while offering minimal mission interruptions and maximum product value to our customers. We are part of a global network of engineers, purchasers, quality responsible … working with our suppliers to offer the best products to our customers.
You should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of engineering.
You will report to the Group Manager of the Aftertreatment engineering team.
Some examples of typical responsibilities in our group include:
  • Operating world class heavy duty engine dynamometer test cells. Being responsible for efficiently and accurately executing test procedures while concurrently reviewing testing results to ensure reliability of data
Dataset function owner:
  • Analyzing data from trucks in the field to assist in all aspects of product development, from setting advanced engineering goals to helping resolve customer product quality issues
  • Driving software evolutions with our software engineers for improved performance, reliability and on-board diagnostic
  • Calibrating engine control parameters related to Exhaust Aftertreatment system
Hardware development:
  • Directing, developing and evaluating plans for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out with Volvo colleagues and external suppliers across the globe
  • Analyzing component parts and assemblies to determine the best course of action required to resolve actual or potential problems and to implement cost effective solutions as required
  • Making decisions on type of testing, arranging for and conducting tests and interpreting results. Performing calculations using the latest analytical methods in support of test and design. Issuing written and oral reports
  • Releasing upgrades and evolutions of the Exhaust Aftertreatment system hardware
  • Support diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC), diesel particulate filter (DPF), selective catalytic reduction (SCR) ammonia slip catalyst (ASC), and other related technologies
Domestic and international travel may be required
You will be expected to perform a variety of tasks in a highly technical environment as part of a team.
Our teams are hardworking and members are supportive of each other. In order to complement your colleagues you will need to exhibit characteristics such as:
  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, based on integrity and trust, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes
  • Ownership / Accountability: Taking the lead in getting the job done and accepting responsibility for personal actions, costs and results
  • Analytical Skills: Recognizing patterns in data, information, or events, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations for action
  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
  • Technical/Functional Expertise: Demonstrating broad, in-depth, and up-to-date knowledge of pertinent technical, business and professional fields
Qualifications of a successful candidate include:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related field
  • Master of Science in Engineering preferred
  • 5-8+ years of experience engineering/ engine development or exhaust aftertreatment development
  • Heavy or medium duty diesel engine development a plus
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Action oriented with ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Motivated to solve problems and develop quality solutions in a timely manner
  • Ability to successfully collaborate with global and cross-functional colleagues
  • Innovative mindset with customer focus
  • Authorized to work in the United States required
If you feel a genuine interest into engine technology or exhaust aftertreatment technology, if you value fun, curiosity, autonomy, hard work and rigor, if working with different cultures and being part of a cohesive team is what you are looking for, send us your application!

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

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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