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HW Test Engineer - Battery Lab

Be a part of the electric future of Volvo Cars

We’re an ambitious company and we’ve set ourselves some firm goals. By 2030, we want to be a fully electric mobility company with global growth. To make sure we deliver on our big plans, we’ll need to expand our current manufacturing footprint. That’s why we’ve decided to open a new state-of-the-art electric only car factory – and this time we’re expanding in Kosice, Slovakia. 

The new plant will only use climate neutral energy and be designed to be a leader in sustainable and efficient premium electric car production. We will optimize layout and logistics flow to achieve the highest global standards in energy and environmental efficiency.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of building something completely new, setting a new standard for Volvo manufacturing. Jump in and join the ride!


What we offer?
Propulsion & Climate Labs is Volvo Cars’ Centre for testing of propulsion systems, in complete vehicle as well as in component form. We operate and develop propulsion test facilities for vehicles, drivelines, electric motors, batteries, transmissions, as well as aerodynamic and climatic testing. Our work includes hardware- and software preparation of testing, test execution and processing of measurement data. We also develop and build new test facilities.

To meet the future, we need to utilize state of the art methods to test and verify next generation cars in an efficient and correct manner. Do you want to be a part of an exciting phase where we develop the battery lab? Do you appreciate the combination of both practical and office work? Then the role as Test Engineer within the group Battery Lab is the place for you to prosper.

The battery lab is now expanding to a lab that can support the industrialization of the future electrified powertrains from Volvo Cars. We work tight together to develop the testing of battery cells to complete batteries. We are in a technology shift where the design is changing in a rapid pace and we as a team needs to be agile and at the same time deliver repeatable and precise data.

What you’ll do
In your daily work you will code test programs, evaluate test results and prepare test objects as well as plan, execute and analyze tests together with internal customers. You will need to constantly learn new test methods and test systems and as we are in an expansion phase. 


You will be responsible for the daily operation of the testbed including ensuring that all test equipment used is maintained and calibrated. You will program the automatic test system and code test cycles. The work also include problem solving and therefore it’s important to have an open mindset.

Last but not least you will have the opportunity to be part of a team constantly developing the battery lab and our way of working.

Skills and Experience are Important:

•    Master or bachelor’s degree in electronic/Electrical/Chemical Engineer or similar
•    Experience from lab work 
•    Knowledge within Validation & Verification
•    Skills in Python or similar
•    Knowledge in Li-ion cells, High Voltage systems and CAN is meritorious 


…but Personality & Potential are Key

You are an curios team player, who possess strong communication skills, but are also comfortable working independently. You have a genuine interest of batteries and working in labs, you love to learn new things! As a person, you are patience and have the ability to keep accuracy over time. 

How to Apply and Connect    
For questions regarding the position please contact Hiring Manager Mia Meding at

For information regarding the recruitment process please contact Senior recruiter Kristin Lövgren at

We welcome your application during the period until August 18th, 2024.

Please note that due summer holidays and GDPR we do not handle or will be able to answer any applications or questions 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 future.

Gothenburg, SE, 40531

Job requisition ID:  71886

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