Combustion System Chief Engineer

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


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Job Number: 1811

Requisition Number: 145023BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

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Combustion System Chief Engineer PE Sweden
Take the opportunity to join the exciting journey Powertrain Engineering (PE) is on when creating the future powertrains for our customers as well as the future working place for our employees.

This is us, your new colleagues at PE
We are proud product owners for components, systems as well as complete powertrains. We are accountable for the lifecycle management of our products, from advanced engineering, through product development into the maintenance phase. The majority of our powertrain components are combustion engines which we are developing to meet the zero emission targets, after treatment systems, transmissions and axles but also a constantly growing part of  e-mobility components.  
We stand in front of significant challenges – where reducing transport emitted CO2 emissions is one of the biggest – and here we are focusing on increasing the efficiency of our current products, adapting and developing them to run on non fossil fuels such as HVO, Biofuels and H2 serving a global market and usage.
As an integrated part in our ways of working we  have high expectations to reduce development lead-time and cost and driving innovation and employee engagement through our leaders leading technology and people.
In this position you will be part of an organization dedicated to technology as well as being an inspirator to empowering and developing our employees. We always use customer satisfaction as the ultimate performance measurement.

Responsibilities / Main tasks   
The Sweden organization has the full worldwide Product platform responsibility for Heavy Duty Engines and transmission. It is as well responsible for the installation of Heavy duty powertrains in European Volvo Products.
PE Sweden is a large organization consisting of roughly 850 employees in Gothenburg and Malmö.
The Combustion department is in charge of the development of 3 systems of the complete engine and their integration: Fuel Injection Equipment system, Air and Gas system and Combustion system.
Our ambition is to deliver optimized and fully verified complete combustion systems (hardware components, control strategies and calibration) providing best in class solutions to the end customers when integrated in the complete powertrain.
As combustion chief engineer you will be the technical expertise in securing the integration of all combustion systems as well as understanding the balancing to enable us as a section to deliver a complete engine designed and calibrated in the complete powertrain system.
It is also expected that you are one of the once in the section to be seen as a go to person for the complete balancing of the combustion product delivery.
You will be working with prepare the medium / long term  evolutions of the combustion system : L1 system roadmaps, competitor and suppliers developments knowledge, translate this in consolidated AE needs and plan together with the complete section.
It is also very important that we secure interaction with the other technologies such as EATS, Base engine and other sites markets to secure their input and needs to our development.
In our daily operations close interaction within powertrain engineering and cross functional with other functions such as purchasing, operations, aftermarket etc will be a necessity to be successful.

Who are you? Are we a perfect match?
We expect you to be a person with a strong strategic thinking and a will to deliver. We see that you as the candidate have a strong and solid background in combustion development and calibration as well as understanding how the product is operated at our customers. A positive mindset, “can do attitude” and team work characterizes your personal profile. You understand that being accountable means driving activities inside as well as outside your own organization.

You enjoy balancing between strategic plans and short-term activities. You are comfortable in taking on difficult tasks to prepare needed technical decisions and standing up for the values of our company.

  • You are holding a Master of Science or equal
  • You have a proven experience within Powertrain development, especially in the combustion area but also in how the complete powertrain system interacts
  • You are well experienced in operating in a global environment and understanding of our different sites, markets and brands.
  • Finding solutions and always try to improve both yourself and the product is a part of your DNA.
  • Genuine interest in understanding how our products are used and how we should develop the systems to meet the legal, customer and society demands
  • Communication, influencing, lobbying skills.
  • Ability to make clear synthesis of complex situations

What can we offer?
You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. Our daily work is performed in an international environment giving the opportunity to interact with highly committed colleagues from different cultures. We trust the individual and act as a team, stay close to the product and provide opportunities for professional and personal growth.
Curious and want to know more? Please contact us! We look forward to receiving your application!
Henrik Lindeberg, Director Combustion GTT Powertrain Engineering Sweden
Phone: +46 (0)31 322 47 05 Mobile: +46 (0)739 02 47 05



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