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E-drive Hardware Developer-Inverter

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?


We are driving change in automotive

Be part of the change!

Nothing beats being part of positive change.  We’re on a truly exciting journey, working together in a fast-paced global environment to break new ground in almost every aspect of our operations. Right now, we have an exciting job opening for you in Electric Drive Systems department in China, located in Shanghai.


What´s in it for you?

If you are passionate about future vehicles, powered by electricity this might be a great opportunity for you! The Electric Drive system components are essential to Battery Electric and Hybrid vehicles (“NEV Vehicles”).

The Electric Drive system team is responsible for electric machines as well as power inverters and belonging software. Volvo Cars has a strong commitment to development of pure electric as well as electric hybrid vehicles and the China design team is responsibilities for several of the applications.

We work in close collaboration with our suppliers, support them with quality requirements and lead them in the direction of our expectations. It is important for us to have a transparent communication with external and internal stakeholders, to work together as a one team and deliver in perform according to Volvo Cars values and principles of our culture and goals. We are also transforming internally and changing into agile way of working using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), which gives our employees additional opportunities to grow and develop within the company and have a broader scope of work, deeper collaboration and taking the ownership of their work. 


What you will do?

Your scope of work involves engineering design work for power inverter in cooperation with selected supplier. The design involves electric, electronic and mechatronic parts.

You will be responsible for collection, break down and implementation of component requirements and technical documentation in cooperation with selected suppliers, as well as ensure that Analysis and Verification requirements are created, monitored and implemented together with testing team.

Performing FMEA and ensuring that Quality assurance tools are used for the assignment is also one of the important tasks you will have to take on.

You will manage and Perform Design Reviews for the assignment, handle Change management and support purchasing in supplier evaluation and selection for included parts.


Do you fit the profile

You have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree or above in Electrical engineering, Electronics, Mechatronics or other relevant technical area.

You should have minimum 5 years working experience from cross-functional work in automotive industry with product development in fast-paced environment.

If you have working experience in development of power inverters or other vehicle power electronics is highly preferred.

If you have e drive system knowledge (including E-machine and inverter) also is highly preferred.

You are fluent in English, written and spoken, and you are used to work in a global environment. Clear communication and transparency must come naturally to you, as well as team spirit and strong collaboration within the team and with different stakeholders.

If you have been working previously in agile set-up this would be beneficial for us.

We are looking for you who are self-motivated, initiative and have a strong driving force to make a difference.

If you find yourself in the description above, do not hesitate to apply and grab this opportunity. Volvo cars will offer you simulative environment and opportunity to grow and develop your knowledge and international experience.


How to learn more and apply

If you have any further questions about the position please contact: Lilian Li (lin.li.4@volvocars.com)


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:  47023
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