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Sr. Lead Engineer

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?


Product Quality (PQ) / Site Product Quality (SPQ) is part of Research & Development (R&D), positioned either in a central team or co-located in plant with Quality Action Team (QAT). This role belongs to R&D Vehicle Platform China (Platform includes Climate, Deceleration & Steering, Body Control & Road Contact, Side & Roof and Painted Body) and organized within Shared Service Team. 

Currently we are seeking a Product Quality for Vehicle Platform (both HW and SW modules) either located in Shanghai office or located in Taizhou Plant, Zhejiang Province to reinforce our global Quality and Launch team. You will be reporting to Shared Service Team Manager in Shanghai.


What you will do?

  • Defined and Scoped end customer concerns
  • Root cause analysis for end customer concerns
  • Implemented Interim Containment Action (ICA)
  • Lead end customer quality concerns and handshake with R&D, Manufacturing or Procurement. Documentation in VIRA Fault Report.
  • Responsible for root cause analysis and containment actions for end customer quality concerns caused by product or supplier design.
  • Lead the implementation of Interim Containment Action (ICA) 
  • CCAP (Critical Concern Action Process) - participate in kick-off and serious deviation pre-meetings.
  • Initiate and perform analysis of returned field material.
  • Escalate roadblocks to the necessary management level.
  • Support in end customer concerns or potential end customer concern during Launch Phase.
  • Input to ART summary in front of Program Increment (PI) together with Forward Quality Engineer (QE) and Launch Leader (LL).
  • Representing R&D in the QAT per plant. Participate in the analysis of Early Claim Binning (ECB) and keep ECB Paynter information updated.
  • Responsible for scoop and lead 3 MIS (Months In Service) concerns into the problem-solving process. 
  • Represent R&D in Running Change Program (RCP) for the local plant activities.
  • Represent R&D in Factory kick-off (initiate if needed) and Plant pre-meetings, initiate risk assessment and make QB-D request.


Why do you fit the profile?

  • 7+ years working experience on automotive industry, prefer to have both Hardware and Software experiences.
  • Fluent on English (Speaking/writing/listening).
  • Requires "actual running production Exterior and Interior" production experience/knowledge.
  • Have competence and learning ability when it comes to working with analysis tools including Canoe/Canalyser. Knowledgeable with fault tracing and first analysis when comes to SW issues.
  • Have experience in AUTOSAR + electronics/network communication principles.
  • Project management or launch experience.
  • Generic Competencies (Coordinate. Problem solving, Quality sense).


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-Taizhou, CN

Job requisition ID:  58044

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