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Exterior Trim Design Engineers

It’s not about cars. It’s about people.

At P&Q you will be a key contributor to the next generation outstanding, luxury cars from Volvo. Together with other engineers around the world, you and your team will create innovative human-centric car technology that makes life less complicated and more enjoyable for people.



What´s in it for you?
As Design Engineer you are a member of an agile team with the ownership and responsibility for development and maintenance of the product. We put trust in the team and strive to build knowledge and experience to make an empowered team that drive development and make needed decisions within the team. We offer long-term development opportunities in a continuously growing field. You will be working in a creative and passionate environment where the cars of the future are created.


Who are we?
The Exterior Department within P&Q are responsible for the whole process of designing and developing exterior systems. At Exterior Trim we offer positions within the following agile teams:


  • Exterior Glass - windscreens, rear screens, door glass, quarter glass and WEM covers
  • Exterior Ornamentation - cappings, a-pillar moulding, rails and emblems.
  • Exterior Body Covers - wheel arch extensions, spoilers, door moulding and antennas
  • Functional Black Trim Floor - underbody panels, engine undershield, heat shields, wheel arch liners, air deflectors and labels.
  • Functional Black Trim Engine Compartment - plenum, HWAS, cold zone, battery attachment, absorbents, fender carrier sealing and tread plates.


What you will do
The parts we are responsible for are developed as build to print by you as a design engineer. Most of our content is plastics but also some parts in glass and sheet metal. In one our agile teams you will have the ownership of the product from cradle to grave making sure that time, technology and cost are held and kept within the agreed framework as well as secure quality assured deliveries. You will have a global ownership for the product and work with colleagues around the world.


Do you fit the profile?

We are looking for someone who has a keen technical interest and knowledge preferably with a Master of Science alt. Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent competence through other education and/or professional experience. Understanding the product development process system is meritorious, as is experience in plastic and/or sheet metal design. Your Catia experience includes Catia Advance. Having experience from working with suppliers will ensure success in this role. Good knowledge in English, both written and spoken is a given.


As a person, you enjoy working in a changing environment; it challenges you in a positive way. You take responsibility for the team's and your commitments. You enjoy getting the chance to initiate and drive tasks towards target. Communication and cross-functional work gives you energy.


How to learn more and apply

Interviews will be held continuously. For questions about the position, please contact Karl Östberg (Manager Functional Black Trim Engine Compartment) at For questions regarding the recruitment process, contact Sofia Fredriksson (Senior Recruiter) at


If this sounds like your next challenge, please submit your application as soon as possible, but no later than January 7th 2019. Please note that we will not accept applications via email.



Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future. Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent. We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the futur

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  20454

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