Senior Test Engineer Durability

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 1652

Requisition Number: 142979BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

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Would you like to be a key contributor to the next generation outstanding trucks from Volvo?
Do you see yourself working in an environment that challenges you to combine your theoretical strengths with a more hands on attitude? Then this might just be the right position for you!

At Durability and Safety Testing, you will be part of an open, friendly and skilled team of passionate people. We work in an optimistic atmosphere, where joy, knowledge sharing and openness are key characteristics. The team consists of durability- and passive safety test engineers and a measurement engineer and we are all working to make the best trucks in the world. We are driven to create a better, safer and a sustainable future. Furthermore, we are right now in the middle of an exciting reconstruction of the laboratory due to the biggest investment in the facility ever. The laboratory is both expanding as well as filled with high end test equipment to be prepared to test new and future technologies.

As a Senior Durability Test Engineer, you will play an important role in the product development of the best trucks in the world! You will work in global cross functional networks where the objective of the tests and measurements are planned. You will secure that there is a good test method to investigate and identify risks with the test object and have a close communication with the development team meanwhile. Most of the tests are performed at our internal durability laboratory and most of the vehicle data acquisition at our proving ground.

We strive for continuous improvement, and you will have an important role in this work by giving input on how to improve our test facilities, test methods, identify verification needs for new technologies and support and coach your team members.

You are expected to take an active part in the dialogue related to new investments in the laboratory by sharing your experience and giving input to requirements for the new rigs.

We believe that to be successful in this position you need to have a genuine interest in the automotive industry and mechanical testing. You have a curiosity to find out how things work, and practical work comes natural for you. You have a creative personality with ability to generate ideas and have a can-do attitude. We also believe that you have/are:

  • You have proven ability to lead and coordinate
  • You have experience from cooperating with external test facilities
  • You are engaged in your work and have a strong sense of ownership on your deliveries
  • You are well organized and structured with the ability to drive things to completion

Preferred experience

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 10 years of experience from automotive durability testing
  • Good understanding of data acquisition systems for vehicle data collection
  • Good experience from MTS FlexTest, RPC Pro and CANalyzer
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
 All applications will be reviewed from the 28th August due to the Swedish summer vacation period. Please do not expect any communication earlier that this. We look forward to receiving your application!

Hjalmar Sandberg, Group Manager, Durability & Safety Testing, Phone: +46 739 028 385



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Location_formattedLocationLong: Gothenburg, SE