Senior Test Engineer

Would you like to influence the future of transport solutions and develop new breakthrough technologies? This is your chance!
As a Test Engineer within Volvo Buses, we offer you an interesting and developing work environment. In this position you will work with the complete vehicle in a wide range of projects and quality improvements covering both conventional diesel and full electric buses.
We are looking for a person with broad knowledge and experience in automotive measurement tests who wants to be part of a creative and multi-cultural team of colleagues, with the mission to explore new concepts and technologies. Today, we are 11 test engineers within the team and we are organized under Customer Quality Experience at Volvo Buses. Our responsibility is to verify and validate complete vehicles, including components and features. The type of tests we typically perform are to measure temperature & pressure, interior climate and powertrain behavior, all of them vital functions in a modern vehicle. You will also be responsible to verify and validate complete vehicles, components and its features in vehicle tests at customers.
When not performing tests at customers, most of the tests are performed in Arendal or at Volvo Cars test facility Hällered, but we are also performing tests in rigs and in specific locations where we can adapt our work to seasonal conditions.
  • A bachelor- or master degree within engineering or other similar education/experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of testing fundamentals and principles
  • Experience from heavy vehicle components and systems
  • Good English skills both verbally and in writing
It is meritorious if you have experience from working with vehicle data bus communication, i.e. CAN/LIN and with specific data acquisition tools, i.e. Vision, Canalyzer, IpeMotion. It is also an advantage if you have system knowledge about ECU application work and engine control and work experience from vehicle diagnostics. Some parts of the work will be done using numerical calculation tools, e.g. MATLAB or similar. Finally, if you happen to have a bus driving license, it would add on an extra layer to your application.
In order to be successful in this position we think that you have an analytic ability and an optimistic mindset. Part of your daily work will be to update and develop our test methods and ways of working so we would like to you to be a passionate problem solver and that you pay attention to details. Furthermore, you have excellent communication skills and you have the ability and interest to quickly understand the technical scope of a project and to take on new technologies.
In Volvo Buses, you will get an opportunity to work with highly skilled colleagues in a global environment in which you can develop and prosper both professionally and personally; and when you succeed; we succeed. We are eager to get to know you and learn from you. We always strive for making our customers successful, with a solid base in trust for each other and a passion that drives us to perform and make a change. Together we drive prosperity. Welcome to join us in our journey in changing the world!
Volvo Group is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in our workplace and we welcome all applicants regardless of age, ethnicity, gender or cultural background.
If you need more information, please contact Group Manager Verification and Validation testing; Birgitta Andersson, Phone: +46765533615

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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