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Commodity Manufacturing Software Engineer

Want to innovate to make life simpler?

At Volvo Cars, we’re on a mission to make people’s lives less complicated. We never start with technology and try to squeeze people in around it – we always design our cars around people, and we innovate to provide safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


What´s in it for you?
Here is an opening for an exciting and developing job within Manufacturing Engineering. Software download & final test is a part of the team that see to that software functions for tomorrow’s car’s works in a global assembly and fine-tunes their attributes by testing in our box cars. You would work with the most interesting software download processes on the market as a software engineer.
What you will do?

As software engineer you will perform fault tracing, analyse possible mismatch of software/hardware solutions, request updates, do minor programming yourself or arrange scripts in our test environments. Error handling is not a planned activity, but complex systems of modern prototype vehicles is expected to have some degree of error states that need to be found and corrected so the cars can be used for their planned purposes. You will be a new member in our global team supporting all our plants worldwide.


Do you fit the profile?
A big car/software interest will be very beneficial to be able to perform and thrive in this role. We also like you to have professional experience as a vehicle technician or software engineer. You should be able to prioritize, take responsibility and maintain high quality in your job. The tasks require that you welcome and want to understand new technology, have software skills and independently obtain necessary information. This type of engineering requires a structured way of working to solve the, sometimes very complex, issues reported to you. You have the ability to express yourself well and value good communication towards colleagues in order to understand their needs. You value the importance of cooperation for the benefit of both yourself and others. You like to travel and work in a global environment. Constantly having a global mindset in everything you do. You have a University degree or similar experience and with knowledge of VCATS, Script, CAN tools or simulator. You have very good car knowledge, especially for its electronics and software. Of course, you are excellent in English and Swedish both spoken and written.
How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position please contact Renée Inghammar Sandström, Group Manager at renee.inghammar.sandstrom@volvocars.com. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact for questions about the recruitment process, please contact Senior Tech Recruiter, Rinor Alihajdaraj, rinor.alihajdaraj@volvocars.com. We want your application at the latest September 23rd, 2021 but the recruitment process will run continuously during the application period. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.


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.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  51769

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