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Manufacturing Engineering - Equipment Engineer Paint - Ovens & Ventilation

Be part of the change.

Nothing beats being part of positive change. We’re on a truly exciting journey, working together in a fast-paced global environment to break new ground in almost every aspect of our operations. Right now, we have an exciting job opening for you in Manufacturing Engineering, Tooling and Equipment, Paint in our Charleston Facility.


Manufacturing Engineering - Equipment Engineer Paint - Ovens & Ventilation


What’s in it for you?

  • As a Tooling and Equipment Engineer within Manufacturing Engineering Paint, you will develop and implement quality-assured, flexible, effective, and reliable production systems, and equipment solutions in our Paint shops.
  • Our mission is to develop and perform process-related equipment projects within Paint locally and globally, as well as manage the installation projects in our plants.
  • Now we are looking to hire a new colleague who has competencies and experiences working with process ventilation and energy efficiencies. You will plan, coordinate, and supervise major tasks / projects of the ovens, spray booths and process ventilation.
  • The challenge the next coming years is to modify our existing lines for our next generation of cars and further develop the paint production systems to be flexible, achieve low labour & overhead cost, have high technical availability and maintainability.


What you will do…

  • Be responsible for the process-related ventilation & media-consuming equipment  (ovens, spray booths & process ventilation) as defined in our Scopes of Work and Request for Quotation within our production plants.
  • Work closely with Central Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineers in the local team and the end-users in the Paint shop.
  • Develop strategies and processes within the competence area locally and together with global competence network.
  • Collaborate closely with other functions within the area and supports when expertise competence is needed.
  • Share knowledge and experience, and offer trainings accordingly, to improve capability and competence of end-user and other support units within the site.
  • Demonstrate personal leadership in support of company business objectives and role model the Volvo Cars Culture.


Do you fit the profile?

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with equipment installation projects (systems design and integration).
  • Extensive experience of process-related ventilation /media-consuming equipment 
  • Extensive project management and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of paint material and/or sealing material and application processes.
  • Good communication, collaboration and negotiation skills with internal, external customers and stakeholders.
  • Builds trust with others and ensures Ownership to meet commitments
  • Consistently achieve results.
  • Willingness to travel domestically or internationally.


Personal qualities

  • Logical and tactical
  • High personal integrity
  • Structured approach
  • Positive and pro-active attitude
  • Ability to organize, prioritize own work and to manage multiple tasks 
  • Ability to handle complex information to effectively solve problems
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and to act in a multi-cultural environment


The position is located in Charleston, SC.


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:  59560

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

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