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Maintenance Technician Specialist

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Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.


Maintenance Technician Specialist


Job Summary:       

  • The Maintenance Technician Specialist will execute the technical maintenance functions in order to optimize the availability and cost control of the production assets, according to the VCMS principle of Value Driven Maintenance. From the maintenance technical perspective, providing feedback towards the object or/and area networks. Analysis of repetitive failures or equipment loss causes. 


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Loyal and active co-operation with colleagues, executers and workgroups. He/she participates in the object or/and area network.
  • Provide technical guidance towards technicians and operator maintenance and execution, leading of actions.
  • Dedicated, systematic and planned work, with the required flexibility to cope with sudden needs.
  • Assist the maintenance engineer in evaluating and updating the maintenance program (preventive and corrective).
  • Assist the maintenance engineer in analyzing and improvement of maintenance cost
  • Take initiative and participate actively in disturbance analysis, in order to identify root causes and suitable permanent solutions and work according 6 sigma methodologies.
  • Provide feedback to the manufacturing development process, to assure the reliability and maintainability of new equipment.
  • Create improvement proposals and execute tasks resulting from improvement proposals.
  • Execution of administrative tasks in function of the technical maintenance function (Bill Of Material, spare parts list, maintenance program…)



  • Continuously works to protect and enhance Volvo Car’s reputation.
  • Carries out all duties and responsibilities with the utmost integrity and consistent with the highest ethical standards.
  • Good communication skills and positive mindset.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure.


Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Proven experience and technical knowledge in highly-automated manufacturing environment, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • 5 or more years of experience and technical knowledge in the area of maintenance of equipment, either electrical or mechanical knowledge.
  • Basic hand/power tool familiarity
  • Preferred experience in production
  • The ability to read and interpret manufacturing specifications or work instructions.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Availability to work any shift (weekends, holidays and overtime).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job such as lifting and moving up to 50lbs., standing for extended periods, bending, squatting or kneeling.
  • Must be able to legally work in the US without sponsorship.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.


 Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice



Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  54507

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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