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Developer Hard Trim

Innovation starts with being curious.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


What’s in it for you?

ARTital (Interior Trim, Accessories and Lighting) is the ART within R&D focused on delivering world-class interior trim for our future cars. We are responsible for all phases of the development, i.e. annual work, advanced engineering, concept development, industrialization, current model quality and cost reduction. We work to a large extent in a cross-functional product development process together with Procurement, Design, Manufacturing, Product Planning, Attributes and of course the other development units within R&D. We are now looking to strengthen one of our agile teams with experienced Developer/Design Engineers for Hard Trim.

As Developer/Group Design Leader you will be reporting directly to the Product Owner, Scrum Master and the Team Manager. In this role you will be given the possibility to improve and deepen your technical knowledge of the system area and the chance to build new network within our company.

What you’ll do

In this role as Developer/Group Design Leader) you will be the project leader for pillars, sill mouldings and rear trunk trim panels in all project phases. You are responsible for Technology, Time, Cost and Quality. Your responsibility is to lead the cross functional team with Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Supplier Quality Management and Suppliers towards a common goal. Based on the Volvo Cars Leadership model, you will be able to develop and lead a highly motivated team to deliver on objectives as well as influence strategic issues cross functionally.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Member of a cross functional team in engineering projects and ensure delivery with regards to time, technology, quality and cost requirements
  • Together with the team, develop technical solutions and documentation that describe the systems and components (or review solutions developed by supplier.
  • Ensure commonality between projects
  • Work in close cooperation with the suppliers
  • Ensure that a correct part structure is created and that the technical documentation is reviewed and released
  • Create primary and secondary document needed for the task.
  • Tolerance setting of the parts
  • Initiate and assure that corrective actions are carried out when deviations occurs
  • Initiate and assure that corrective actions are carried out when deviations occurs
  • Together with the responsible design engineers, set up, manage and follow up the component development time plans
  • Ordering of test objects, soft tools and bought assignments
  • The work will require close contact with other areas within R&D and our suppliers
  • Communicate the status and forecast for the project to Product Owner and Scrum Master

Do you fit the profile?

We are looking for you who has a technical education, preferably a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or similar. You also have about 5 years’ experience from product development. You are uent in English, both written and spoken.  You have very good knowledge and experience in project leading such as create and follow time plans. Last but not least, a good communication and negotiation skill is needed to succeed in this position.

On a personal level, you are flexible, energetic, customer-oriented individual who has a strong team delivery orientation. You have strong communication and collaboration skills and you have a proven ability of building long term relationships with colleagues. You are self-starter who is highly motivated to take up challenging tasks. You have holistic approach and ability to prioritize your tasks.

How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position please contact Sofia Åkesson, Team Manager Hard Trim, at sofia.akesson@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Malin Hansson at malin.hansson.5@volvocars.com. We want your application at the latest December 13th, 2019. 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:  27544

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