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Equipment Engineer - Painted Body - Booth / Ovens / HVAC, (VCK)

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 you’ll do:

  • Prepare, develop, and implement production systems, tools, and equipment in the Paint production process where there is an air quality requirement; 
  • Lead or execute equipment projects (develop, calculate, plan, procure, and verify) for ventilation systems within the paint production process; 
  • Identify opportunities or implement changes to improve the Ovens or Ventilation in the paint production process or product or to improve health & safety, quality, capability, or cost by using knowledge of the process, tooling, and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials, and parts; 
  • Continuously evaluate the air quality processes or practices for filtration etc. for environmental sustainability, considering factors such as greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, and energy use; 
  • Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, capability, sustainability, or cost-effectiveness.


What you'll bring:

  • Previous manufacturing engineering experience with Facility, Tooling, and Equipment processes, preferably experience with ovens and ventilation;
  • Preferred engineering education: Mechanical/Mechatronic, Manufacturing, Automation, Electrical, or equivalent;
  • Conversational in English, written and spoken, and proficient in Slovak language; 
  • Ability and willingness to travel within and outside Europe, more frequently in the initial phase (2024), although based in Kosice, Slovakia;
  • Not only an individual contributor attitude but also an ability to work within a multinational team; 
  • Analytic and engineering data reporting skills. 


How to learn more and apply?

Does this sound like your next challenge? Are you eager to join us? Then apply via the link in the advert with an attached CV in English. Please keep in mind that we recruit continuously, particularly for Logistics Roles we will be hiring in 2024 as well as for different shops. Due to GDPR, we do not accept applications via e-mail.


Salary for this position starting from 2.250 EUR, per month, brutto.

* The salary amount represents the minimum guaranteed amount of the basic salary component applicable to the job. Final salary is negotiable and will be adjusted in accordance with seniority level and previous experience of candidate. In addition to the monthly salary, there is also a 13th salary paid in an aliquot amount and a performance bonus depending on the company's financial results and individual performance.



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.

Kosice, SK, 040 01

Job requisition ID:  67858

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