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Engineer-Plastics

Group description
  • Cab Design Section Vehicle front, Exterior trims, Interior Driving & Living. We are responsible to design & develop components like Interior Trims, Exterior Trims, Bumper, Crash systems, Insteps, l& plastic parts. We work with both new vehicle projects and maintenance of parts in productions that we continuously are adapting for markets and demands.

Scope of Work
  • Responsible for the design & development of structural metal components related to Truck lower front module such as Interior Trims, Exterior Trims,Bumper, Under-run protection, Ingress/Egress (Insteps), structures and brackets. Key area of work is in the design of structural components for the Interior Trims, Exterior Trims Vehicle Lower Front area. Experience in the area of plastics is an added advantage.

Core Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the development of products / parts and release of the solutions into the system with complete product ownership and tackling quality issues effectively
  • Performs design, testing/validation and/or development projects within area of assignment to fulfill the project set Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature targets.
  • Generate Value Engineering and Value Analysis (VA/VE) and Continuous Improvement (CI) ideas to reduce product costs and drive/support implementation as needed.
  • Analyze component parts and assemblies to determine the best course of action required to resolve actual or potential problems and implement cost effective solutions.
  • Support packaging engineers in packaging and installation tasks (e.g. technical reports, packaging investigations, DMU utilization)
  • Build & follow component design time plan to meet project deadline.
  • Responsible to independently drive Cross functional activities to close out development open points and achieve set project deliverables.
  • Must have Global mind-set to collaborate and work with engineers mostly at Cab, Chassis, Styling, Vehicle Architecture, Verification & Validation team both Locally as well as Other sites within Volvo.
  • Take ownership in development of engineering process & method documents (TR, guidelines, rules etc.)
  • Contribute towards knowledge management within the area of assignment.

Technical Competencies
  • Experience of designing & developing plastic and Sheet metal components for automotive applications.
  • Experience of product development within exterior environment such as Bumper system, Ingress/Egress system, Front under-run protection & Lightings system of commercial vehicles and/or cars.
  • Strong CAD skills (Creo Surfacing and preferably PDMLink), knowledge and hands on experience in the area of structural parts (metal) and brackets.
  • Knowledge in designing and developing complete solutions considering mechanical structure components, preferably Vehicle Front area structural components.
  • Hands-on knowledge with aspects of product management, documentation and release activities.
  • Working knowledge of Creo Surfacing and Enovia/PDM.
  • Possess sound knowledge in Problem solving techniques by effectively using Quality tools such as 8D/ FTA.
  • Knowledge about Commercial Vehicle regulations and Certification activities.
  • Experience of working with suppliers to lead the development activities with a good level of product development cycle understanding.
  • Knowledge of the injection mould & Press tooling is an added advantage.
  • Certified Creo Surfacing expert.

General Competencies –
  • Analytical Skills
  • Change Facilitation
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Initiative
  • Leadership
  • Ownership/Accountability
  • Problem-Solving/Decision-Making
  • Assertive communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Flexibility

Qualification
  • BE/B.Tech in Mechanical/Automobile Engineering with 3~5 years of relevant experience.
  • Additional metal working, fabrication and tooling knowledge is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in Volvo Product and Data Management systems such as Kola and Enovia/PDM is preferable.

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.

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