Senior Test Architect

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


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Job Number: 1564

Requisition Number: 140780BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

External Description:

Thermal Management is a department within Vehicle Technology responsible for developing, delivering, and maintaining an optimized cab climate and vehicle cooling & heating systems for all types of propulsion installations to all truck brands within the Volvo Group. We are responsible for leading the work with strategies and advanced engineering globally. We are located at Gothenburg & Bangalore and we have close cooperation with the sites in Greensboro and Lyon. We understand the final customer needs and apply our knowledge to develop technical concepts and solutions that satisfy customer and business needs. The work is based on innovation, shared technology, common architecture, and brand uniqueness.

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager with experience in Leading complex Validation and Verification in the domain of Thermal Management-

With the new type of propulsion BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) and Fuel Cell, the complexity of the Thermal Management system has increase. To secure the Verification & Validation during the development process we are looking for hiring and Test Architect in Thermal Management.
Close to the System architects, System & sub system component owners, Software & Control teams, Test and Simulation engineers the Test Architect will have to build and structure the entire Verification and Validation process and workflow between our teams, our stakeholders and external partners.

Your responsibilities include defining the short, mid- and long-term roadmap to support the ongoing projects and the coming challenges. 
Animate regular meetings with all stakeholders (Thermal management members, Complete Vehicle, Powertrain Engineer, Certification entities, Safety & security responsible, Site responsible
Map the Verification and Validation workflow and define responsibility split between TM and all stakeholders
Lead all the activities to build new rigs (Software, control, mechanical, pneumatical, electrical, coolant & refrigerant liquid…)
Define the budget for the Verification and Validation activities in TM and with internal & external suppliers. Create a dashboard to track the situation and escalate deviations.
Present business case for Machine, Tools and Rigs investment linked to the defined strategy.

Relevant experience
  • 5-10 years of experience from Automotive Climate and Cooling system is an advantage
  • Electrical HW and SW knowledge
  • A validated experience in the drafting of complex specifications involving different areas of expertise (Fluid / electrical / mechatronics / measurement / sensor / software).
  • Excellent communication (written and oral in English) and collaboration skills, easiness to evolve in X-functional network

Applicants shall have academic degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, with academic & proven skills in project Management (PMP)

In order to be successful in this position we think that you have an open and positive attitude and that you are self-driven. The job requires that you create an extensive network on a local and global basis. Your ability to understand and accept cultural differences is seen as an asset.

We Value Your Wellbeing

Volvo Group believes in diversity, equity, and inclusion and offers a safe environment to grow. Use your open mind and can-do attitude to help us steer our transportation solutions toward a more sustainable tomorrow.

About Volvo Group

Every day across the globe, our trucks, buses, engineers, construction equipment, and financial services make modern life possible.

We offer an ethical culture dedicated to caring about others and the world in which we live. We are committed to shaping the future landscape of efficient and sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions to leave it in better shape for the next generation.

Come, join us as we take our solutions into a new era and make modern life possible. Let's drive progress together.

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.




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