Standardization Engineer, Non-Metallic Materials

Standardization engineer, non-metallic material (plastic, rubber, textiles, adhesives, coolant etc.)

Do you want to participate in our journey within Volvo Group? There is now an opportunity for you to join our Corporate Standards department at Volvo Group Trucks Technology as a Standardization engineer non-metallic material (plastic, rubber, textiles, adhesives, coolant etc.).

Who are we and what is the job about?

The Corporate Standards department is a corporate function situated in Volvo Technology Corporation and a Volvo Group common resource with the mission of increasing commonality and reducing product costs for the Business areas & Business units through standardization. We collaborate mainly with product development departments within the Volvo Group and Volvo Car Corporation. We develop standards and provide training in connection with these standards in close co-operation with the standard users in well established networks. We are also responsible for developing design guidelines and to document standard parts.
At Volvo Technology we are actively working to establish groupings that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality.

What will you be doing?

The Standardization engineer develops new and maintain existing Volvo Group common standards for plastic, rubber, textiles, adhesives, coolant etc. in close collaboration with representatives from the different companies in the Volvo Group. You will be responsible for establishing new Volvo Group-wide networks, where necessary, in order to implement developed standards.
Further you will be representing Volvo Group at the corresponding standardization panels when necessary, such as SIS, CEN and ISO. Also you will be driving standardization activities for plastics recycling & sustainability for road vehicles, both at corporate level and at European level.
Finally you will be creating design guidelines in connection with existing and new developed standards. As material expert, providing technical support for APQP & SQE for non-metallic materials

Who are you?

You are a person who are self-motivated, creative and with a positive attitude! For you to be successful in developing and working in multi-cultural networks; we believe you thrive in cooperation with others, enjoy communicating and networking with your colleges within your own and other departments.

We believe that you have the following background, skills and competencies:
  • University degree in chemistry engineering (polymers) or equivalent
  • Product development experience is required
  • Good project managing skills
  • Excellent oral and writing proficiency in English and good knowledge in Swedish
  • Experience from production is a merit
  • Knowledge of other languages is a merit
What can we offer you?

We can offer you an exciting and global working environment which will give you valuable experience that will contribute to your future development within the Volvo Group. You will influence the development of our future products.

Our CEO Martin Lundstedt often says that “going to work should be fun for real”. We think that too! You will be part of a great team of social, innovative and passionate colleagues with a good sense of humor -focusing on the common goal of keeping our customer on the road.
Your manager will be supporting you in your personal development. There are a lot of career opportunities in different areas within Volvo, both internationally and in Sweden. We will prepare you for your next step when you are ready.

Are we a perfect match?

Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. When joining us you will be a part of the biggest technology shift in the transport industry in decades, with our innovative products we make our customers win. We want you to be in the front seat. Do you want to join us on our future journey?

We are looking forward to hearing from you! Welcome with your application today!

We will start going through the applications week 32.

Curious and have some questions? Don’t hesitate contacting me:

Per-Olov Brandt
Manager Corporate Standards
+46 31 322 13 69

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.

We want to get to know you

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.


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