Laboratory Development Engineer

Do you want to drive change? Do you have a can-do attitude and enjoy teamwork? Would you like being a part in shaping the future of transportation technology? We are looking for a new team member to continue develop our world-class, automotive laboratory for future sustainable drivelines and products within heavy-duty trucks.

This is us, your new colleagues

Testing, Verification and Materials Technology (VT&MT) is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and development of heavy-duty drivelines testing (engine, transmission, electromobility and Fuel Cells/Hydrogen) and materials technology laboratories. We work both local and global to deliver high-quality results and expert functions within our areas of responsibility. We cooperate close with product owners, technology owners, certification, and compliance as well as other functions.

We have test facilities and laboratories where a mix of theory and practical work is necessary in order to deliver and develop within present and new technologies. VT&MT is a part of Powertrain Engineering, Group Trucks Technology (GTT) located in Gothenburg.

About the role

As a Development Engineer, you will lead and deliver various development activities, where creativity, quality and flexibility are of prime importance and keys to success. You will be the technical advisor in our development projects. This includes performing pre-studies, benchmarking, and choosing the best solutions following quality, accuracy, reliability, maintainability, and legal demands by working in close cooperation with equipment suppliers and networking. You will work in tight cooperation with Volvo product development engineers, maintenance and operation engineers, project managers, suppliers, and subcontractors.

You will act as a mentor on the technical equipment and methods used in the Lab and support the teams with advice and educational courses. You will also balance your time between office work and work in the Lab. You will be part of the method and technical development team with different expertise areas (software, emissions, measurements, electronics, fluids, mechanical etc.). All work together with one target: To develop world-class test facilities and methods.

Scope of your mission

To develop your specialist knowledge, drive, and lead development to create sustainable solutions, strategies & methods within test cell electronics, electrical load Units, measurements & equipment aligned with future demands, like:
  • Measurement equipment and sensors for test cells and on road testing.
  • Electrical load systems (dynamometer systems, battery simulators, etc.).
  • Test Cell electronics (measurements & systems, sensors, signal handling & quality, I/O systems, regulation, programming/PLC-systems, test cell electronic/electrical design).
We are looking for you…
… with personal attributes that are key for success, such as flexibility, a positive mindset and can-do attitude. You love to inspire, develop, and motivate your colleagues and yourself, building relationships on a local and global level. With your team spirit, you want to be an important team player, putting the team in first place, ready to do what is needed to make the team more efficient. Strong action will make you take own initiatives when something needs to be done or improved and do that with enthusiasm and high energy.

  • University degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering or equivalent education/experience.
  • Theoretical and hands-on experience from laboratory testing measurement equipment, test cell electronics & electrical systems and signal handling.
  • Experience from being responsible for defining state-of-the-art technology and identifying future trends, as well as driving innovation of new solutions and concepts.
  • Holistic view and analytical ability to understand future testing demands, coordinate & synchronize testing demands into plans (test facility road map).
  • English proficiency (verbal and written) – Swedish is a merit!
Additionally, we highly value the experience within the area of automotive testing activities, in product development, test engineering or lab development.

Ready for the next move?

If our entrepreneurial spirit, adaptability, and customer-focused mindset light your inner fire, we might be a great match! If you want to make a real impact in your career, the transportation business is where you want to be.

Due to the upcoming Christmas holidays, interviews may be conducted after the turn of the year. Don't expect any communication earlier than this. We look forward to receiving your application!

For additional information, please contact Robert Aslan, Manager Method & Technical Development, at +46 739025312.

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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