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Junior Software Engineer - Production Control

Let's create the future together.
Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to modernize our current Digital landscape. We are now looking for a Junior Software Engineer for Production Control to strengthen our team with skills that help us bridge and transform technology and services for our Production Control systems for our plants. You will work in close collaboration with colleagues in other business units around the world as we create IT innovations for safe, sustainable, and convenient mobility. We believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. Ultimately - you will contribute to a superior experience for the people who buy and drive a Volvo. 


What’s in it for you?
Are you visioning being an expert in an agile software development context? We are looking for a Junior Software Engineer to strengthen our Digital plant team with someone passionate about developing our Production Control systems. Digital Production Control systems are core components of our Manufacturing footprint supporting and securing that our production process always is delivering according to world-class expectations. As Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to modernize and automate our current application landscape, we are looking for a curious mind that is eager to develop and help us develop and transform current technology and solutions.
You will join the Volvo Cars Industrial Operations Digital team and become a part of our exciting journey towards a product-oriented software company. The team is located in Göteborg with a special focus on the Torslanda manufacturing plant but having a global manufacturing digital responsibility. You will be part of the journey as we deliver on our company’s vision and scale our services globally. We use modern tools and agile methods to create business value continuously. We ensure high quality, availability, and adaptability in our delivery. And of course, we have fun together while doing it!



What you’ll do 
In general, the Junior Software Engineer for Production Control systems is part of an agile team that provides the digital functions required by the business to continuously give the operation the best support to build cars with the right quality. This means that the junior software engineer takes part in both discussing and understanding business requirements, interpreting the requirements into digital functions as well as making sure implemented functions always work as expected.
Production Control systems ensure that cars can be built according to the right standards and in the right manner. It requires them to be robust, scalable, and efficient but also to embrace modern new opportunities in order to assure we use the best technologies available. With an always-on mindset, you will be assisting departments in the factory (Engineering, Operation & Maintenance) in designing, configuring, and managing solutions for their devices, tools, and applications, in line with the factory and corporate standards. You will also be working closely with the local Factory On-Site team and be supported by global specialists and operations teams.



Do you fit the profile?  
You are an engineer that has at least a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent experience in a relevant field. Our main technologies are Java and Angular.js, good to have knowledge/experience on it. You have education and preferably some experience in agile development practices and collaboration tools such as Azure DevOps or similar. Fluency in English, and a plus if you have any Swedish!
This is an opportunity for a Junior-mid level Software Engineer to join a team of talented engineers that are ready to mentor and guide you to the next level in your career. We see that you along with strong Computer Science fundamentals have some working experience with Java and/or Angular.js.
As a person, you are team-focused and passionate about solving problems. You are flexible, open to new ideas and always looking for ways to improve. You are definitely technical but also a service-minded and curious team player who loves to collaborate with others. You are energetic, forward-thinking and you push for innovation. You are good at communication, presenting, and relationship building with teams and global stakeholders. You have a holistic viewpoint and being value-oriented, with an ability to inspire and motivate others in working towards a goal. You are a self-motivated and a strong driving force for quality, but also driving change and transformation. Knowledge of the automotive industry is meritorious.
You should have a general understanding of production processes and understand how all these things work together to make end-user applications work and work well.



How to learn more and apply.

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please reach to Michael Gottfridsson, michael.gottfridsson@volvocars.com. For questions about the role and responsibilities, please reach out to Daniel Zachariasson, daniel.zachariasson@volvocars.com. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.



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

Job requisition ID:  53250

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