Vehicle Manufacturing Engineer / Technical Preparation Engineer

Position: Vehicle Manufacturing Engineer / Technical Preparation Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to join our Chassis Final Assembly Conventional (CFA) team as a Vehicle Manufacturing Engineer -internally known as Technical Preparation Engineer (TPE).

As a Technical Preparation Engineer (TPE), you will be responsible for a module within Chassis Final Assembly (CFA) for all products being developed for one Group Trucks Operations (GTO) and will be the main interface towards Chassis and Vehicle Dynamics product engineering division in North America.

This position will report directly to the Director for TPE CFA.

If you share this passion to be part of shaping the future products for Volvo Group, connecting product development and manufacturing then this is the position for you.

This is us, your new colleagues
We are the Technical Preparation Engineer team focused on the Chassis Final Assembly for the conventional range in the Quality and Engineering department of Group Trucks Operations (GTO).

This is how you could make an impact
The mission of a TPE is to deliver a product that is secured and aligned with Volvo Production System and Future Factory Concept. The TPE will establish clear and commonly shared product requirements for one’s dedicated area of responsibility.
Core Responsibilities
  • Acts as Liaison between Engineering and the production facilities ensuring that manufacturing requirements are implemented into new product designs
  • Ensure production readiness and coordinate implementation of new designs and changes into the manufacturing facilities
  • Review, participate in, insure production readiness, and co-ordinate implementation of new designs and changes into the manufacturing facilities
  • Serves as full-performance manufacturing engineer in assigned areas with limited responsibility requiring ingenuity or originality
  • Participate on manufacturing teams on a global basis
  • Assures manufacturability, quality, and productivity of all new designs within area of assignment
    • Emphasis on accuracy and clear communication of product introduction
    • Adherence to internal and external standards, procedures, and processes
  • Assures compliance with all applicable manufacturing policies and procedures (Ergonomics, 6 Sigma, Packaging, Logistics, Standards, 5S, etc.) relating to the area of responsibility

Who are you?
Education, Knowledge & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with experience equivalent to 2 or more years of progressive automotive experience
  • OR a minimum of 8 years of applicable progressive automotive experience without educational requirements
Additional Skills Required
  • Knowledge of Volvo Manufacturing/Engineering Systems (SPRINT, KOLA, ORF, DIS)
  • Capacity to work with technical drawings and CAD
  • Knowledge and experience in SAFe Agile

  • Greensboro, NC preferred
  • Lehigh Valley, PA and Dublin, VA could be possibilities

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. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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