Lead Design Engineer - Mechanical Engineering

Transport is at the core of modern society. Imagine using your expertise to shape sustainable transport solutions for the future? If you seek to make a difference on a global scale, working with next-gen technologies and the sharpest collaborative teams, then we could be a perfect match.

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The Project Management group govern and drive program/project/construction assignments deliveries to Testing, Verification and Materials Technology (VT&MT). We aim to be experts in execute technical complex industrial program/project/construction assignments for laboratories at Group Trucks Technology (GTT).

VT&MT is responsible for the operation, maintenance and development of test and materials technology laboratories. We work both local and global to deliver high-quality results and expert functions within our areas of responsibility.

VT&MT is a part of Powertrain Engineering, GTT located in Gothenburg. We have a legacy of innovation. Innovations that we do today will reshape the transportation industry of tomorrow.

About the role

As a Lead Design Engineer within Mechanical Engineering in Project Management you are together with colleagues, responsible for mechanical design validation in facility and test cell development, assignments, and projects. You will analyze and understand incoming needs from internal customers, as well as needs and design requirements specifications for external suppliers.

You will create sustainable solutions, strategies, methods and instructions within test cell mechanics, and mechanical equipment aligned with future demands. You are expected to bring expertise in CAD (Inventor) and standards for mechanical constructions. You will perform strength calculations and problem solving, as well as coaching and support with guidance in mechanical engineering.

Together with your team, you will take part in benchmarking different test cell designs and layouts and take decisions to create a test & development environment on a premium standard and quality level.

Additional responsibilities are:

  • Understand the rig specifications, translate to RFQ documentation and secure common standards.
  • Define technical solutions.
  • Coaching and support with guidance in mechanical engineering.
  • Documentation system (Vault).

Who are you?

We don’t know you yet, but we believe that you are a structured and solution-oriented person who enjoys working cross-functionally and building relationships. Since we work in close cooperation with our stakeholders and other teams, you are a communicative team player with a high degree of personal responsibility. An eagerness to learn and “can do attitude” characterize your personal profile. Strong technical passion and drive make you to a natural leader of challenging tasks demanding to explore new knowledge areas.


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education.
  • Several years’ work experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in testing and verification.
  • Experience in complex machinery deliveries/installations and hand-over to line organization.
  • Basic knowledge in CE marking and machine directive.
  • English proficiency, both written and spoken. Swedish is a merit.

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, contact Martin Sundberg, Group Manager Project Management, at martin.sundberg.4@volvo.com.

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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Technology are seeking talents to help design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of our team, you’ll help us by engineering exciting next-gen technologies and contribute to projects that determine new, sustainable solutions. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact. Join our design shift that leaves society in good shape for the next generation.

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