Applications Engineer

Applications Engineer – Marine Sales Department

Location – Flexible within UK.

Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of engines and complete power solutions for marine and industrial applications. Volvo Penta is on the eve of a major transition from conventional powertrains to hybrid and fully electric powertrains.

For the Marine Sales department we are looking for an Applications Engineer to join our small, dedicated team. Are you a real team player with a solution and service-oriented attitude who likes to think along with the customer? And do you have an affinity with diesel and electrical engineering? Then we are looking for you!

About the Role

The Marine Sales department is responsible for the sales process of pleasure craft and commercial marine engines. They are also responsible for the sale of parts and accessories through the dealer network, OEMs and to large yards. As the applications engineer you are the technical contact for our OEMs and dealers. Your job is to support them in making the right selection for the desired drive for the application. You provide first-line technical support and technical documentation. You will give installation advice and you perform installation checks. With this you ensure an optimal, problem-free fully approved installation and you contribute to a high customer satisfaction. You will also work closely with Volvo Penta Sales and other European engineers.

About you

To be successful in this role we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate the following -
  • Knowledge of diesel, petrol engines and generator sets across various application possibilities with a transition to electric and hybrid propulsion systems.
  • A qualification or relevant experience in engineering or Naval Architecture
  • Proactive and positive attitude in combination with a commercial attitude
  • Ability to work in a structured way and quickly switch between priorities
  • Service-oriented, accurate, team player, independent and self-starting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Happy to travel within the UK and Ireland with occasional to Sweden and other European countries.

Working for Volvo Penta UK
We are a fabulous team of individuals within the UK, each with an individual skill set and look forward to welcoming a new member of the team that we can share our experiences with. We work hard but have fun along the way and celebrate our successes. We are committed to flexible working arrangements, helping employees achieve both the needs of the business and their work-life balance goals. We have a dedicated Health and Wellbeing offering including Private Health Insurance and an Employee Assistance Program. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Company pension contribution. Volvo Group has an inclusive workplace culture focused on quality, customer service and the environment. Working with us will give you the opportunity to do truly meaningful work in a supportive, constructive, diverse and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

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. 

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Application Process


The journey begins! An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile by login in to your account. The hiring team will review your application together with the hiring manager. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with information about the following steps.