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(Sr.)Lead Engineer - Pedestrian System Development (高级)主管工程师 - 行人保护系统开发

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?


What you will do?
The candidate will be responsible to set up design prerequisites to pedestrian system for Tophat development who will work closely with Product Owner, Developers (Product engineer and Design/CAD engineer), Technical expert and Attributes to jointly define system solutions for pedestrian system. Main responsibilities therefore include:


Concept development: 

  • Concept setup for pedestrian system based on complete vehicle target specification, requirement cascading, risk assessment and mitigation for pedestrian protection in early phase.
  • CAE simulation on system level to verify different concept solutions for pedestrian protection performance until VFC(IP4). 
  • Close collaboration with global team for physical rig test to verify decided concept.


Engineering development and Industrialization:

  • Close collaboration with testing and application team in safety attribute to set up testing procedures/environments for both virtual and physical verifications connected to pedestrian system.
  • Test analysis for both virtual and physical verifications together with safety attribute to understand root cause for deviations and support development team for technical solutions.
  • Attribute status report for pedestrian system at technical release gates.


System requirements:

  • System requirement handshake and sign-off in SystemWeaver (CarWeaver): Specification and documentation for pedestrian system, supporting for input to Design Prerequisites (DPR) for development team.
  • System validation and verification: Analysis and verification needs (AVN) for both virtual and physical verifications based on system requirements.
  • Legal requirements for local markets, proactively forecast new legal requirements in the long term. Local contact window within Exterior Front and Rear for legal requirements in China and sync with technical expert in global team.



  • Close collaboration with global technical expert, CAE, testing team, and safety attributes.
  • Extended technical areas for durability (strength and endurance analysis) and stiffness analysis, not only for pedestrian system but also for the other system, for example, Tailgate, etc...
  • Supporting team for product/system development. 


Why do you fit the profile?

  • Master in Vehicle Engineering/Mechanical Engineering or relevant.
  • 5+ years working experience in automotive industry as system engineer for pedestrian system development including early concept phase and also engineering phase, at least worked with 1 Tophat for new pedestrian system development and system integration. 
  • Self-motivated and accountable Individual that quickly analyze, incorporate and apply new information and concepts.
  • Experience in defining requirement and balancing requirement between stakeholders and technical solution.
  • Profound knowledge in defining product validation/verification strategies, methods and systems development lifecycle; Legal requirements and rating for pedestrian system in all markets.
  • Fluent in English for listening, reading, writing and speaking. 
  • Strong interpersonal and professional communication skills, good team player.
  • Familiar with Catia V5 and profound knowledge about Hypermesh, Primer, Ansa, LS-DYNA and Meta for CAE.


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.

VCCN-Shanghai Jiading (APHQ), CN

Job requisition ID:  55985

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