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Site SQM Engineer - SW & Electronics

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Job Summary:        

The Site SQM Engineer is responsible for an allocated set of supplier manufacturing locations. The engineer's activities are focused on product and process performance at external suppliers, supporting both new programs and running production.

The role interacts closely with Volvo Cars R&D, Buyers and Production plants IMQ and Resident SQM.


Principal Responsibilities

  • Completing activities included in the Site SQM Engineer's role requires frequent travel to suppliers' sites.
  • The extent of this travel depends upon various conditions, including the suppliers' segmentation, specific type of activities, urgent situations, and distance to supplier(s).
  • The Site SQM Engineer's main tasks are to lead or support within the areas of:
    • Sourcing for Quality – supplier assessment and quality data analysis prior sourcing
    • Quality assurance of new vehicle launch – APQP, PPAP, Capacity Analysis
    • Supplier site Improvement – Manufacturing Site Assessments and Continuous Improvement
    • Concern Resolution, Warranty Reduction – 8D, Support warranty cost reduction programs


Competence Requirements

  • MSc and/or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of quality methods used in automotive industry (e.g. APQP, PPAP, FMEA, 8D)
  • Ability to travel on frequent basis (incl. long term international travels to Europe and Asia)
  • Knowledge and experience in production of lithium ion cell, high voltage battery systems and components is strongly advantageous


Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Volvo Car is an equal opportunity employer. The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.


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.

Mexico City, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  24956

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