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Lead Automotive Body Engineer

Do you want to design the toughest, safest truck cabs, for the Mack and Volvo brands?
You'll be joining a world-class team of engineers on challenging projects, collaborating with international partners and suppliers.
You’ll connect with global experts in fields such as safety, ergonomics, durability, quality, manufacturing, and assembly.
You’ll support projects such as driver automation, emissions reduction, and drivetrain electrification - for a greener, sustainable future.
The Cab Body group is a team of engineers, responsible for the truck cab body (Body in White), doors, door locks, latches, hinges and handles, door seals, door drop glass, roofs, windshields, windows and ventialation.
The Cab Body of the truck is the structural shell, housing the driver and passenger in their driving and living environments.
This position is for a Senior Automotive Body Engineer to design and develop components and systems.  
You’ll be product owner of one of the cab body areas, where you will lead cross-functional teams to design the parts. You’ll take those components from studio visions through to production.
You'll perform a wide range of tasks including idea conception, Design Studio styling support and component design in CAD.
You'll review and respond to simulations of endurance, crash safety, aerodynamics, NVH, tolerance analysis, panel forming and assembly. You'll support prototype builds, product testing and production launch - resolving issues along the way to yield a product that’s ready for market.
A heavy emphasis is placed on the candidate’s energy, determination, creativity, technical analysis and communication.
Responsibilities
Product Owner of a designated functional area within Cab Body
The design of components and systems within your designated area.
Assure compliance with applicable vehicle regulations relating to your area of ownership.
Meet key project targets such as making engineering releases on-time, within cost, weight and quality targets.
Meet all the product features of the project descriptions, such as strength, durability, water tightness, aerodynamics, corrosion protection, and quality.
Education and Experience
Minimum Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering required
8-12 Years of experience required, preferably be related to transportation design and engineering, particularly truck or car BiW design.
Professional Skills
Preferable to have experience in CAD modelling.
Professional Competencies
Decision quality
Action orientated
Communicates and collaborates effectively
Plans and aligns
Drives results

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. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

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.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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