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Manufacturing Engineer

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?


What’s in it for you?

At Manufacturing Engineering, you are part of a global production team that makes sure that the cars we build meet the highest expectations from our customers. In close collaboration with colleagues in other business units, we develop and implement flexible and efficient production systems with people in focus. If you want to reach your personal goals together with other people, Manufacturing Engineering is the place for you to prosper. We offer you an exciting challenge in an international and growing company with a strong culture and great development opportunities. You will have the opportunity and responsibility to actively contribute to the growth of our business through people. Come join us!


What you’ll do

As our next Manufacturing Engineer you will lead the cross technical product and production manufacturing work, as well as represent the Manufacturing during prepare and implement phases within the commodity area within Volvo Cars. Your main tasks will be to assure a flawless introduction of car programs into our plants. You will lead and coordinate activities within the defined area of responsibility and continuously strive for commonality within all the Volvo Cars plants global. You will also:

  • Ensure that you offer input to Analysis and Verification needs
  • Drive and follow-up quality, man hours, cost efficiency, environment, flexibility, and change over, the “six manufacturing attributes” within area of responsibility
  • Create and upgrade assembly instructions for production
  • Create and upgrade FMEA for your defined area and Follow-up of cost within responsible area


Do you fit the profile?

  • Technical competence at senior high school or university level or equivalent.
  • Practical experience of the production processes and/or design development.
  • Driver’s license B
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written.



  • Knowledge about the processes, methods, and tools at Manufacturing and Research and Development.
  • Skills in Product Development, preferably in automotive industry
  • 6 Sigma
  • Knowledge in Teamcenter


On a personal level

To succeed in the role you need to enjoy working in a team and you have good communication and planning skills because this is something you will use daily in your work tasks. In order to achieve the above you are open, creative, positive and have the ability to listen to others. In order to fully enjoy the job you are target oriented, you see opportunities rather than difficulties and you have good analytical abilities. Lastly you have a great ability to organize and prioritize your own work task and you enjoy working in a cross-functional and multi-cultural team.


How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position please contact Hiring Manager Johan Pettersson at For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Donika Sejdiu at We want your application at the latest January 24th 2019. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.


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

Job requisition ID:  20698

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