Coolant Heater Engineer - Thermal Management

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden


Job Number: 1977

Requisition Number: 146835BR

Position Title: Non Categorized Workforce_50522548

External Description:

Are you ready to make electrifying connections? Help us to design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of the Volvo Group Technology team, you’ll help us accelerate our journey by engineering exciting next-gen technologies with a global reach. Be part of our evolution as we strengthen our team. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact.  

Shaping tomorrow’s technology 

At Vehicle Technology, we are passionate about shaping tomorrow’s technology to create excellent sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions to make the world a better place for future generations. We provide innovative, safe and driver friendly solutions, we develop top quality services and we make our customer operations more efficient by using excellent data insights. We support the Volvo Group engineering community with cutting edge tools and methods.

Do you want to use your expertise to shape sustainable transport solutions for the future? If you seek to make a difference on a global scale, working with next-gen technologies and the sharpest collaborative teams, then we could be a perfect match.

Who are we?

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 now looking for an engineer to work in the coolant heater area. In the position, you will lead component development of heaters solutions for ICE and ZEV´s for all truck brands and markets within the Volvo Group. You will perform this work in close cooperation with our suppliers and colleagues representing different functions in our internal cross functional network.

By applying a strong customer focus you will follow up and secure the quality on the market for your component area. You will also be responsible for driving the strategic roadmap for the heaters, in order to meet future demands for heating of different systems in fuel cell and battery electric vehicles.
You will lead the heater technology area with great passion by applying and continuously developing your technical skills as well as your ability to make a team collaborate efficiently to reach a common goal.

Who are you?

In order to be successful in this role we believe that it is important that you recognize yourself in the following description.

Required knowledge/experience
  • Minimum five years of experience from development of thermal system hardware components, preferably within the automotive or transportation industry
  • Experience from supplier management and the APQP process
  • Structured way of working and ability deliver on complex tasks with excellence
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • You are a true team player, self-driven with positive, global and problem solving mind-set and you possess excellent communication skills
Meritorious to have
  • SW process knowledge 
  • Experience on handling the LIN/CAN communication
Applicants shall have Masters degree in Electrical, Electronics or Mechatronics Engineering or similar.
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 continuously.

In this role, you will report to the Denis Bonatto - Group manager BEV, FC Heating & Cooling System HW and you’re welcome to contact for further questions/clarifications on

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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Technology are seeking talents to help design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of our team, you’ll help us by engineering exciting next-gen technologies and contribute to projects that determine new, sustainable solutions. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact. Join our design shift that leaves society in good shape for the next generation.




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