Senior Wiring Engineer - Electromobility

Position Description
Are you an experienced and curious Electrical, Electronics or Automation engineer with a passion for technical solutions? Do you like understanding and exploring new domains in product development and sharing your passion with your colleagues? Good, then continue reading, we have a great opportunity for you.
What kind of challenge? You might wonder
In recent years the demand for electrified vehicles, together with its services, has constantly been increasing. The opportunities and challenges that lies in front of us are no longer just on the vehicle side, but nowadays also on the charging infrastructure, cybersecurity and communication between vehicle and back-office.
And it is in the middle of all this that Volvo Buses needs you. You who are creative, driven and can lead and guide this development from the driver’s seat through collaboration, enthusiasm and passion.
This is us, your new colleagues
Our team currently consists of 9 committed engineers with different professional backgrounds, interests and history but with a common mindset: Develop ourselves and our products! On a constant basis, we try to improve our quality assurance and actively work with brainstorming & knowledge sharing in an effort to stay competitive and feel proud.
Our team plays a big and important role in the value stream of electromobility solutions where we are responsible for the development and integration of new functions and features in our vehicles. Having a global responsibility, the solutions developed within the team can be found in Volvo buses all over the world, helping millions of people every day to reach their destination. Imagine that as a legacy!
In our global responsibility, we cooperate with our sites in Poland, Mexico and Brazil, as well as with our Volvo-owned brands Prevost and Nova in North America. Together, we secure knowledge transfer and competence development in an effort to become an even higher performing team with passionate people.
What can we propose?
You will contribute to our world-class development and integration of electrical system solutions with the aim to reach our Zero City vision: zero emissions, zero noise, zero accidents and zero congestion. You will be part of the development within the wiring harness design area in our electromobility vehicles and will work closely together with different stakeholders within AB Volvo in order to achieve our customer’s expectations.
The role consists in identifying and breaking down product requirements into technical solutions for the wiring harness design. You will create diagrams and bundle drawings for the traction voltage system and be involved in all phases of the product development process.
And this is you
Becoming part of our team is easy. You just need to be a skilled team player with excellent communication and collaboration skills that is genuinely interested in product development and sharing your knowledge.
B.Sc. or higher education in Electrical, Electronics or Automation Engineering or similar is highly valuable as well as previous experience from wiring harnesses design. Previous experience from electrified vehicles, packaging and installation knowledge is considered as meritorious and so is general high voltage knowledge.
Since you have good engineering judgment and priorities, you have the ability and interest to technically support and challenge colleagues in their work and their mindset. You like to share your passion for technical solutions, and you have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. As a person you are positive, you display driving force and have a structured way of working.
Main area of responsibility:
You will be a part of the Electromobility group within the Electrical & Software Architecture Department. You will play an important role in achieving our Electromobility program targets and your main responsibilities are:
  • Drive the wiring harness development for the traction voltage system
  • Specify cables: type, connectors and length, following internal and external standards
  • Create and maintain wiring diagrams as well as bundle drawings
  • Align cables requirements with internal and external stakeholders
  • Follow-up vehicle builds during the development phase using analytical and detailed-oriented skills targeting the improvement of the design
Are we the perfect match?
So how does this sound? Are you prepared to join us at Volvo Buses and be part of the company’s future? Why not pay us a visit here in Arendal for a coffee, a chat or if you prefer, a digital encounter.
Diversity is very important for us at Volvo Buses, therefore we strongly encourage women to apply to this position.
For further information about the position, please contact Acting Group Manager Henrique Souto, phone +46 76 55 3 44 2

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. 

The transportation industry is transforming at a higher pace than ever before. Very much driven by electromobility, connectivity and digitalization, new business models and opportunities to create value for our customers and society are evolving. If you think this sounds exciting and want to be part of a company committed to take a leading position in this transformation, we have an opportunity for you!

Volvo Buses is one of the world’s leading bus manufacturers, with a strong focus on driving prosperity through transport solutions. The product range includes complete transport solutions, city buses, intercity buses and tourist coaches, as well as services in financing, vehicle servicing, diagnostics, productivity and traffic information. Volvo Buses is part of Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment as well as drive systems for marine and industrial applications.

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