PhD Research Scholar - Alternate Fuel Technology

PhD Research Scholar - Alternate Fuel Technology
About the program:
: To apply rich knowledge and research mindset and empower them to build rewarding and satisfying careers in the fields of transport and infrastructure.
Structure: Paid program of nine-month duration
Eligibility: PhD Scholars registered with any university in India or abroad in a relevant academic discipline, currently employed or doing projects in specifically identified areas (Currently pursuing Ph.D).

Place of Work: Bangalore

Be the part of Sustainable Development!!!

At Volvo Group Trucks Technology-Powertrain Engineering, we are working on all possible solutions to meet 2040 sustainability targets. Alternate Fuel Technology (LNG ICE/ H2 ICE/ H2 Fuel Cell ) is one among the most promising technologies towards a Sustainable Future. We have started to lay a big emphasis on how this technology can be applied for Volvo Group Trucks and more products in the future. We are currently looking for a PhD research scholar in the domain of Alternate Fuel Technology Technology.
Do you want to be part of a team where you get the chance to contribute to a better environment and sustainable future ?
Good, we are ready for you!

What do we do
We are the Powertrain Engineering Team in Volvo Group Trucks Technology, a dynamic team working towards enabling the Technology organization in evaluating futuristic products and services for Volvo business units such as trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine applications.
In the Powertrain team, we are working in a cross-functional set up from system/function design & development, software integration and calibration to verification of our features in products.
We believe teamwork and collaboration is the foundation for great products and an attractive workplace. Therefore, we work in an agile SAFe inspired way where everyone is part of a scrum team of 5-8 colleagues with complementary skills committed to a common purpose. Every team plans their own work and deliver solutions together as a team.
We are on a mission to unleash the unimaginable power of an innovative mindset.
Sound interesting. We want you to join us!

What will you do
  • Play a role in the process of development of Alternate Fuel Technology System and components requirements including performance, mechanical and structural characteristics, thermal management and electrical/mechanical interfaces
  • Provide Tech expertise for alternate fuel ICE in sub-systems like: combustion, air & gas management, EATS, Fuel System, Oil & Cooling system.
  • Work & provide expertise ways to Improvise H2 storage, filtration, transportation, energy utilization
  • Business Acumen- technology evolution & corresponding business opportunities (Global/Local market)
  • Network within the organization as well as outside for the latest technology developments and trends in industry while also monitoring market developments
  • Collaborate closely with various internal departments / laboratories and universities
Job Requirements & Qualifications:
  • A Master’s Degree holder pursuing PhD in a relevant discipline
  • Strong theoretical background in Engine Performance, Combustion, Fluid Mechanics & Numerical Methods
  • Strong understanding of Alternate Fuels Technology : LNG, H2 combustion, H2 FCEV
  • Cross-domain (thermal, electrical, electronics, structural, …) technical knowledge. Able to provide technical guidance to team members on what, why, and how
  • Good to have experience with FMEA, DVP, ISO standards
  • Flexibility to work with the different interface components (fuel, air, cooling)
  • Good Command on English Language (spoken and written)
  • Highly motivated self-starter and team-player with very good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment required with an open mindset
Additionally Preferred:
  • PhD degree in Alternate Fuel Technology related science
  • Master’s in automotive/ Mechanical/Electronics/Electrical engineering.
  • Experience with Alternate Fuel Technology system design & developing
  • Cost engineering experience or understanding of Alternate Fuel Technology cost structure
  • Ability to provide local and remote field site support/analysis for own project and help others

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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