Global Component Responsible - Embedded HW

Global Component Responsible Embedded HW
At Powertrain, your motivation and individual development matters. Together we develop the solutions for the world’s future sustainable and automatized transportation. Come join us!

Who are we?
We are the hardware development group at Powertrain E&E (Electrics & Electronics). At Powertrain E&E we work together as a team, agile and with the mindset to continuously grow our employees and improve our embedded platforms, to support the strive towards our vision - To provide the best automotive embedded platform in the world for all brands within the Volvo Group.

What do we do?
We develop embedded platforms for engines, transmissions and full electric/hybrid powertrains for the complete Volvo Group. Our group is responsible for the hardware in the embedded platforms, and right now we are facing the challenge to develop our next generation embedded platforms of Electric Propulsion, Battery, Fuel Cell, Engine and Transmission control units.

As a GCR you will be the central node within Volvo and towards the supplier for your product. The role requires frequent communication within Volvo and with external suppliers, regarding specifications and functionality.

The focus for your work will vary depending on the current project portfolio and product development phase, but your main responsibilities with the role are to:
  • Initiate and develop design concepts to meet objectives set by projects
  • Be responsible for the technical requirements and participate in development of hardware together with our suppliers and customers within Volvo
  • Securing QDCF for the engineering task, meaning responsibility to coordinate cross-functional work to ensure product quality, delivery, product cost and features
  • Create, modify, and release product documentations
  • Resolve quality issues in projects, in factories or in aftermarket

The role includes traveling to production and engineering facilities within Volvo and at supplier, as well as opportunities to attend field tests, testing and experiencing the components in their real usage.

The scope of the role is broad, you will build a large cross-functional network within Volvo and with suppliers, so the role will provide you with great opportunities to develop a wide set of skills and competences.

Why do we do that?
We do this in order to secure that the current and future powertrain systems (the heart of the truck) is behaving according to requirements as well as Volvo’s high expectation on our products.

In essence we are a group of highly motivated and skilled engineers that love our work and use our creativity to develop and maintain our products features and quality.

As a part of this group you will get fun and exciting challenges and a very good understanding and possibility to influence way of working for how to efficiently develop a high quality automotive embedded platform.

We believe in an empowered workplace, where all our Engineers are trusted to take decisions and to drive efficiency in our development. You’ll be part of inclusive teams where diversity is seen as high value.

Who are you?
As a person, we believe that you have customer focus, service minded attitude and a result-oriented mindset, which will help you to take on challenging work assignments in a successful way. Since you will be working with a broad and global network, we think that you have excellent collaborative skills and are fluent in written and spoken English.

In addition to this, you have a broad knowledge and experience of developing electronics and are used to express yourself within requirement specifications. You feel comfortable of owning and taking responsibility of your components and do so with great attitude and have the ability to learn quickly when faced with new issues.

On par with the rest of our team you are curious, positive, proactive and want to work in the automotive business!

  • 5+ year experience from electrical development in the automotive industry, incl. technical requirements
  • Electronics Engineer with a B.Sc./M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering or recognized equivalent
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

It is considered a merit if you have experience within one or several of the following:
  • KOLA, DimCM and other Volvo Group Technology tools & methods
Curious and have some questions?
Martin Carlzon, Manager Department BF63610, E&E Hardware ECU, tel. +46 765 53 59 71.

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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