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Position Description
Are you looking for a creative and stimulating job with enthusiastic and really skilled colleagues? Would you like to be a key player, defining the control system of Volvo’s next generation of powertrains, including engines and transmissions? In addition, you will have the possibility to develop the future sustainable transport solutions together with us. We stand in front of challenging demands – where reducing the CO2 emissions is one of the biggest – and are now creating new products within automation and electromobility.

Go ahead, join us and apply for the role as System Engineer within Powertrain Management!

This is us, your new colleagues
Transmission Simulation and System Design is a group with 13 engineers, within department Driveline, Powertrain Engineering Sweden. The Sweden organization has the full worldwide Product platform responsibility for Heavy Duty powertrains, and of the installation in European Volvo Products. We participate in all stages of the product cycle – from advanced engineering to industrial development and maintenance. 

We develop our Software internally in agile teams. The electronic control systems are defined for Volvo’s conventional powertrains, as well as electrified. The Software development reaches from function and system design, software implementation and calibration to verification of the features in our end products, always with our customers in mind. 

Role description

You will as a System Engineer:
Perform and lead the engineering activities in order to specify and design the Powertrain Management system solutions. Your main responsibility is to design systems that will decrease the fuel consumption, improve ADAS functionality and create a system that will support Automation vehicles
Deliver solutions that meet system requirements from on-going and future projects, considering all constraints and strategies within Control System Engineering
Develop system solutions in close cooperation with experts from different competence areas, also cross-functionally with cloud based services
Give recommendation of complete powertrain solutions to ensure the right energy efficiency
Be one of the main interfaces of the project management teams to refine their request from a high level demand to a consistent solution into the development backlog
Work as a bridge between Software and Hardware development and the Product owners
Who are you?

To be successful in your new role we want you to have the following skills/experience:
Master of Science in Mechatronics, Physics, Electrical, Mechanical engineering or equivalent
Experience from product development within automotive industry
Understanding of energy efficiency of complete powertrain and vehicle dynamics
Experience of SW based system design
Interest in Vehicle/Powertrain Control functions
Previous knowledge from system engineering process (Requirement management, SFMEA, FTA, System design & analysis) will be seen as meritorious
Structured and analytical, with good communication skills
Fluent in English, written and spoken
C/CE driving license is a plus. If you don’t have it, you will be able to follow the driving school
For further information please contact
Maria Petersson, Group Manager Transmission Simulation and System Design, Tel. +46 31 322 58 18 
Anna Bäckman, HR Business Partner, Tel. +46 31 322 65 93

About the company

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

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