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Manufacturing engineer

You want to make a difference. So do we.

Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be part of making an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.


What’s in it for you?
At Manufacturing Engineering, you are part of a production team that works globally to 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.

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 Commodity Manufacturing Engineer you will lead the cross technical product and production manufacturing work, as well as represent 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 the input to Analysis and Verification needs
  • Drive and follow-up quality, man hours, cost efficiency, environment, flexibility, and change over, 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
  • Lead, give input, report concerns and coordinate the manufacturing process within Product & Quality
  • Represent Manufacturing Engineering as well as within Manufacturing Engineering and Product & Quality
  • Ensure the input to Analysis and Verification needs

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.
  • Ability to travel

 Other meritorious skills you might have:

  • Knowledge about the processes, methods, and tools at Manufacturing and Product & Quality.
  • Skills in Product Development, preferably in automotive industry
  • 6 Sigma
  • Fluent in Swedish spoken and written.

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, Clas Andersson at phone: +46 72 371 65 32 or at mail:
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact, Senior Recruiter, Camilla Andréasson at mail:


We want your application at the latest 23 January - 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:  20682

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