Lead Power Electronics Engineer

Job Description

Do you want to be part of an innovative team and work together toward a clean future? Join us to design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of the Volvo Group Technology team, you’ll bring us your expertise to accelerate our journey by engineering exciting next-gen technologies with a global reach.

Be part of our evolution as we strengthen our team. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact. You'll contribute to projects that determine new, sustainable solutions. Come and join Volvo Group and help leave society in good shape for the next generation.

You will transform the way our solutions influence the world.

The Role

As a Lead Power Electronics Engineer, you play a pragmatic role in developing Electrical hardware and electric motor drive system with the stakeholder in focus in an ever-changing environment. You will be working along with highly skilled engineers and interact within internal and external partners.

Your major responsibilities would look like the following:
  • Providing the Volvo Group with technical support and expertise within the competence area
  • Conducting development work with suppliers and technology partners
  • Participating and providing technical results in product development projects and advanced engineering
  • Contributing to technology planning with a strategic approach
  • Evaluating technical solution and preparing technical requirement and documents
  • Providing and conducting test plan and time plan
  • Supporting junior engineers within the technical area, coaching them within its technical area
  • Engaging in external technology networks and collaboration with academic partners
  • Work cross functional with both internal and external suppliers with high respected personality

To succeed in this role, you will require
  • At least 5 years of experience in automotive product development.
  • Solid experience in power electronics development, specifically in the area of electric motor drives and inverter.
  • Experience in TR driven development by suppliers
  • Experience/knowledge of automotive standards, EMC, Functional Safety, simulation in MATLAB/PLECS or similar tools, DimRM, process tools
  • Experience from working with supplier
  • Experience from working with Advance Engineering projects
  • Experience from working with agile development principles and SAFe
  • Experience from technical leading people and developing technical tasks
  • Excellent spoken and written English

Educational Requirements
  • M.Sc. or higher degree in Power Electronics Engineering, Electrical & Electronics, Mechatronics Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical engineering, Physics

You’ll need to dream big to invigorate our way of working. Bring your fresh vision, enthusiasm, strong knowledge, and great communication skills to this role to develop next-gen technologies in a team environment. We want your problem-solving skills to energize the way we work and take us to another level.

You also possess:
  • Ability to take decisions, balancing available facts, judgement in given time frames.
  • Engaging & inspiring – drive for results and performance excellence in teams
  • Solution mindset - Look for opportunities and welcome new ways of doing things
  • Structured and yet creative approach
  • Networking skills across functions and hierarchies
  • Perseverance and commitment to follow through

The position title can be adjusted according the personal competences of the candidate.

We Value Your Wellbeing

Volvo Group believes in diversity, equity, and inclusion and offers a safe environment to grow. Use your open mind and can-do attitude to help us steer our transportation solutions toward a more sustainable tomorrow.

About Volvo Group

Every day across the globe, our trucks, buses, engineers, construction equipment and financial services make modern life possible.

We offer an ethical culture dedicated to caring about others and the world in which we live. We are committed to shaping the future landscape of efficient and sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions to leave it in better shape for the next generation.

Come, join us as we take our solutions into a new era and make modern life possible. Let's drive progress together.

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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