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Volvo Engineering Student Concept - Manufacturing Engineering - Olofström

We're creating our own future. So are you.

At Volvo Cars, we have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people who are creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.


We are looking for students starting their master’s during fall 2020 to join our Volvo Engineering Student Concept within Manufacturing Engineering in Olofström! 


Young bright minds with a passion for engineering are crucial to Volvo Cars’ future. That is why we welcome curious engineering students to summer jobs and thesis work in Sweden, through the Volvo Engineering Student Concept (VESC). 


Who are we?

At the Manufacturing Engineering (ME) organisation, we prepare the manufacturing process for our new cars. We make sure that a new Volvo can be built in any of our factories around the world, and under the same excellent quality standards regardless of where the car is built. ME offers summer jobs to students with a Bachelor degree that are aiming for their Master studies. As a Volvo Engineering Student at ME you get two years of summer work, an individual mentor during your entire time at the company and support during your thesis work.

What we offer 

VESC consists of summer work for 4-10 weeks, during the summer period 2020 and 2021. The first summer you will build our cars in the production line at the Olofström Plant. During the summer of 2021, you will work within ME and focus on specific Manufacturing Engineering deliveries.  
Your Master thesis will take place within the same department as the summer work you had during 2021. You will also have an individual mentor and support during the program. 


Do you fit the profile?
In order to be eligible as a participant in VESC, you need to start your two-year Master's Program during fall 2020.  
We are looking for students studying within one of the following Bachelor programs

  • Mechanical Engineering 

  • Automation Engineering 

  • Electrical Engineering 

  • Industrial Engineering and Management 

  • Software / Computer Engineering 

And that are applying for Master’s programs within the areas of: 

  • Production Engineering 

  • Automation Engineering 

  • Mechatronics Engineering 

  • Software Engineering 

Fluent in Swedish, in both speech and writing, is required and English is meritouriouse. 
On a personal level  

We are looking for positive and curious individuals that are not afraid of taking initiatives. Good cooperation and communication skills while having a committed attitude will help you through the program.  We think you are open and have the ability to listen to others. You should enjoy working in a team as well as independently. An analytical mind-set is something that describes you well. You like problem solving and you have passion for cars and engineering techniques! 

Application and contact 
We encourage you to submit your application in English as soon as possible, but no later than February 16th 2020.  
Note that interviews are held continuously during spring and you will receive feedback on your application in the end of March at the latest! 
If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact recruiter at Lisa Hallvin at lisa.hallvin@volvocars.com. 
Applications by 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.

Olofström, SE

Job requisition ID:  35627

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