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Senior Battery System Architect

We’re on a journey to make a difference
You want to make a difference. So do we. Or Want to join us on our exciting journey? 
Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.


What´s in it for you

As part of our mission to enable the freedom to move in a personal, sustainable, and safe way we have just launched our first-generation battery electric vehicles; the XC40 and C40 Recharge. They are powered by an in-house designed battery developed by our great battery team in Gothenburg. To follow this, we are now working on the next generation electric vehicle batteries that will propel our future products. With these new products Volvo Cars aims to be leading in electrification and, in 2025, every 2nd Volvo sold shall be a battery electric vehicle. To deliver on this aim we will deepen our involvement in all aspects of battery development.
To increase our ability to deliver battery systems we need you as a Senior Battery System Engineer within the System Design team! You will work with many of our skilled engineers across the R&D organization to ensure a balanced system solution. Some areas that will be of high priority are:

•    Determining the right system level targets and what technology is needed to deliver on them
•    Making ground-breaking innovations to ensure that Volvo has the best technology around the battery cells
•    Ensure that the battery cells are integrated in an efficient way into the battery system, balancing cost, manufacturability and performance 
The possibilities to develop within this role and within the department are large. Your contributions will make a difference!


Do you fit the profile?
This position will suit you who have a true interest in technology and electrical vehicles. This position is for you who find great interest and excitement being innovative and finding solutions. You enjoy great teamwork and you have an easy way to connect and build trust with your peers.


•    M.Sc or Ph. D in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Physics, Chemistry or similar)
•    10 years’ experience in Li-ion Battery development
•    Experience from an Automotive OEM or Battery Supplier 


Knowledge about functional safety, automotive electronics, software development, CAE etc. is of course very meritorious.


How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position, please contact hiring manager, Klas Olsson at klas.olsson@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Abhay Krishna Das at abhay.krishna.das@volvocars.com. Please note that applications via email will not be approved.
To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via the link below as soon as possible but no later than 30 August 2021.


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:  52883

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