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Perceived Quality (Sr.) Lead Engineer (Material & Illumination) 感知质量(高级)主管工程师(外观认可&饰灯)

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Perceived Quality - Everything the customer experiences influences the overall perception of our brand and who we are. 
We offer Scandinavian Luxury - With the right material and illumination content for a comfortable & luxurious personal room. With harmony, simplicity and synchronization for a calm and balanced impression. 
Our Products Reflect our Values - With a visible quality that creates trust in our technical capability
With attention to detail that shows that we care about our customers and each delivered car.


The Perceived Quality Material as a part of Shared Service team within Vehicle Tophat is responsible for PQ Material (AAR Review), and PQ Illumination. All the attributes are directly linked to the first meeting with the car, how it looks, feels and works. Our contribution is a focus on a premium impression with the right harmony and quality, a refined and well-built product which is comfortable, uncomplicated and human focused. The customer's first impression lasts and thereby central to the VCC brand.


We are now looking for a Perceived Quality Material Lead Engineer in Volvo Shanghai.
As Perceived Quality Material Lead Engineer, you are leading the Complete Vehicle assignments in the programs from <PSF> to <FSR>. You have the responsibility to balance the different technical system solutions versus all attribute requirements of the vehicle, lead and manage the analyse and verification cross functional R&D both throughout the virtual and the physical verification and testing phase including optimization of test vehicles, coordinating and prioritize all complete vehicle testing.


What you will do?

  • Responsible for appearance approvals (AAR) on Interior and Exterior components;
  • Perform attribute analysis and benchmark on Complete Vehicle for PQ Material and Illumination;
  • Specify the attribute level, with regards to the desired degree of customer satisfaction and competitiveness (as defined by product definition);
  • Define, lead and drive PQ issues in order to fulfil attribute targets in specified area;
  • Work with global PQ group, take part in the attribute topics discussion;
  • Plan and conduct competitive analysis as basis for attribute requirements;
  • Support ART-responsible in their system development;
  • Communicate the attribute situation to program and line management;
  • Verify that selected system solutions together have the ability to meet attribute requirement target levels at complete vehicle level;
  • Support in other PQ activities where needed


Why do you fit the profile?

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in Material Engineering or Chemical Engineering or Automotive Engineering;
  • Have good eyes, no colour-blind, no colour deficiency;
  • Interested in PQ, 3+ years' experience in PQ Material or PQ Illumination;
  • Fluent with both spoken and written English;
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills;
  • High integrity and professionalism
  • Analytic and innovative
  • A great communicator and excellent corporation skills


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.


Job requisition ID:  53768

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