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Process Specialist: Laser Plasma - Torslanda - Batterifabriken

Want to join us on our exciting journey?

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 make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.


What’s in it for you?

We are currently building a Battery Assembly factory that will be completed by the end of 2025. This creates an interesting and exciting workplace with great opportunities that require knowledgeable and committed Process Specialist within Utilization & improvement.

When the organization is completed in 2025, the Maintenance & Shop Engineering department will consist of about 75 people divided into different roles and shifts. For the most part, the department will consist of technicians with direct responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the factory. In addition, there will also be engineers in both production, projects, and maintenance. All roles will work together in various forums and teams to drive development and results forward.


What you’ll do

The Laser & Plasma Systems Process Specialist, who also serves as the Laser Safety Officer (LSO), is responsible for overseeing the implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of laser and plasma technologies within the factory. This role is crucial for optimizing these advanced technologies to improve production processes, enhance efficiency, ensure high precision and quality in manufacturing, and uphold the highest standards of laser safety.


The role involves a balance of office-based work and hands-on involvement on the factory floor, focusing on laser and plasma systems. Flexibility is required to address both scheduled maintenance and urgent troubleshooting tasks. The position may require cross-departmental collaboration and occasional overtime to meet project deadlines or resolve operational issues.
This specialized engineering role, combined with the responsibilities of a Laser Safety Officer, is essential for driving innovation, enhancing precision, and ensuring safety in the factory's production processes, with a strong focus on the cutting-edge application of laser and plasma systems for operational excellence in advanced manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities

Development and Maintenance of Laser & Plasma Systems: Develop and maintain advanced laser and plasma systems, ensuring they are efficient, reliable, and safe for the production process.

Continuous Improvement in Laser & Plasma Technologies: Lead initiatives for continuous improvement in laser and plasma technology applications, focusing on performance, precision, and safety.

Laser & Plasma Process Troubleshooting: Provide expert troubleshooting for issues related to laser and plasma systems, minimizing downtime, and optimizing system performance.

Process Evaluation and Enhancement: Regularly evaluate and enhance processes involving laser and plasma technologies to improve quality, efficiency, and safety.

Laser Safety Officer Responsibilities: Act as the Laser Safety Officer, responsible for overseeing laser safety programs, ensuring compliance with all safety standards, conducting safety audits, and providing laser safety training.

Collaboration and Coordination: Collaborate with various engineering teams, production staff, and maintenance teams to integrate and synchronize technology improvements within the production line.

Safety and Compliance: Ensure all operations involving laser and plasma systems comply with industry safety standards, best practices, and regulatory requirements.

You and your profile

We are looking for a committed Process Specialist for Utilization & improvement within Laser-Plasma, who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment in a completely new plant in Torslanda.

We believe you have Degree in Degree in Engineering, preferably with a specialization in laser and plasma technologies, or a related field. This in combination with experience in development, implementation, and improvement of laser and plasma systems in an industrial setting. 

To be successful in this role you have proven experience in the development, application, and improvement of laser and plasma systems in an industrial setting. You have knowledge of the latest advancements in laser and plasma technologies.

Additionally, you are certified Laser Safety Officer (LSO) or willingness to obtain certification.
Flexibility is required to address both scheduled maintenance and urgent troubleshooting tasks. The position may require cross-departmental collaboration and occasional overtime to meet project deadlines or resolve operational issues. Furthermore, we see that you have analytical skills, problem-solving and technical skills, with a focus on advanced technology applications and safety. You are familiar with safety standards, regulations, and best practices related to laser and plasma systems.

How to learn more and apply

Kindly register your application via our Recruitment Tool as soon as possible but no later than 31st of March 2024. Due to GDPR, applications via email are not accepted. Interviews will be held continuously, and this recruitment can be completed before last application date.


For questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Joakim Bladh, If you have questions related to the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Josephine Fagrell,

We will do our best to keep you continuously updated during the recruitment process.
Selection takes place on a continuous basis and you may be contacted before the last application date.




As part of the Volvo Cars recruitment process, all eligible candidates will be required to undergo a mandatory drug test and background check, where mobile Bank ID authentication is required. 

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, 40531

Job requisition ID:  69509

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