Thermal component development engineer

Are you a mechatronics engineer with interest in thermal systems and components? These are exciting times to be an engineer in the area of Thermal Management!

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Thermal Management is a department within Vehicle Technology responsible for developing, delivering and maintaining an optimized cab climate and vehicle cooling & heating systems for all types of propulsion installations to all truck brands within the Volvo Group. We are responsible for leading the work with strategies and advanced engineering globally. We are located at Gothenburg and Bangalore and we have close cooperation with the sites Greensboro and Lyon. We understand the final customer needs and apply our knowledge to develop technical concepts and solutions that satisfy customer and business needs. The work is based on innovation, shared technology, common architecture and brand uniqueness.

Role description

In the position, you will lead component development of thermal components within A/C, heating and air distribution area, for mature application as well as emerging application such as electric vehicles. You will develop components to meet system and vehicle requirements while optimizing for efficiency, quality, cost, weight, manufacturability and serviceability. You will develop and execute design verification plans and test methods and work together with a cross-functional network. You will drive the work with development suppliers. You will also document the development, components and component technical requirements in Volvo systems. You will work in all development phases, from advanced engineering to maintenance and quality improvements.

Who are you?

To be successful in this position you need to have excellent communication and networking skills and a can-do attitude. You need to have the ability to manage several topics simultaneously and plan complex tasks. You are able to take ownership of an own area and deliveries and thereby take accountability, as well as being a team player.

Required knowledge/experience
  • Detail knowledge of thermal systems (HVAC, A/C system, heating, air quality and filtering)
  • Advanced knowledge of development of mechanic and electric system development and verification process and methods
  • Heat Transfer and Thermodynamic knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of SW is considered a merit
  • CAD (Catia V5) competence is considered a merit
  • Volvo documentation competence, e.g. KOLA, is considered a merit
  • Fluency in English, verbal and written
  • MSc degree in engineering or equivalent

What can we offer?

You will be part of the Climate System and Hardware team within Thermal Management in Gothenburg. We are a team of dedicated engineers with diverse backgrounds and skills. We offer an exciting and global working environment with the possibility to interact with experienced and talented colleagues. Thermal Management is becoming more and more important in the Volvo Group and to our products, so your contribution will be one of the keys to our future success.

For more information please contact: Gustavsson Frida +46 76 5534024

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

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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Application Process


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