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Lead Design Engineer - Battery Enclosure HW Systems i Göteborg

The best place to work in the Global Automotive Industry. Join us on this exciting journey into the future, we want to hear from you!

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Let's create the future together.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


Our Challenge
One of the most important things is sustainability and vehicle safety - no one can argue with that. Are you up for playing an important role in our electrification journey, working with battery containment, and making our cars one of the safest in the world? Then the role as Lead Design Engineer at the Traction Battery Arts within propulsion installation is the place for you to prosper! 

The Team
We are an international team working Agile, managing parts and systems such as battery trays, battery lids, brackets, gaskets, thermal protective structures, and dealing with multiple joining techniques. We have the joy of doing all detail design work ourselves, it is 100% Built to Print parts and we create all technical documents enabling our supplier base to manufacture our parts.

We will challenge you and expect you to do the same to bring out the best from each one of us. Here you will get the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and personal skills.  At the same time, we will offer you a comfortable lifestyle, Work-life Balance is something that infuses Volvo Cars. 

What You'll Do
You will manage the design work of our enclosure parts and systems, for this, you have full support from your team colleagues and support teams for detailed design & CAE work. Keeping track of time plans, deliveries, reporting system, issue management as well as keeping a good dialogue with suppliers, manufacturing, purchase, etc. in a cross-functional environment is a day-to-day part of the job.

You will be involved in frequent meetings with our suppliers to discuss the technical solution and related issues to manufacturing and assembly. In the same way, you will be deeply involved in dialogue with our different C-plants and manufacturing engineering, as our batteries are subjected to final assembly there. In this role, there will be a need for some traveling, to visit our different suppliers and vehicle plants in order to have a good dialogue around your parts and systems.

Competence is Important
You have a minimum bachelor’s degree in mechanics or equivalent work experience, and a couple of years of experience from detailed design work within the automotive industry. 

Experience in designing and developing mechanical parts like aluminum extrusions, HPDC, machining, welding, die casting, sheet metal forming or from crash integrity is meritorious.


Due to that, you will take on a lead engineer role, previous leadership experience will be considered meritorious as well.
Personality is Key
As we are designing “from scratch” many times, you enjoy creating new solutions, fixing tricky problems, and are being able to think outside the box and simply love to take on a good technical challenge together with your team. 

Due to that, you will spend many hours in discussions with different stakeholders, you will also need good communication skills and to enjoy being in contact with a lot of people. There will also be a lot to keep track of, which will be easy for you since you’re structured, organized and good with priorities. This also contributes to you having an overall picture of the team deliveries. 

How to Apply and Connect                    
Is this you? Do not wait with your application! We will start the recruitment process immediately. We welcome your application by April 15th, 2022, at the latest. Please note that due to GDPR we do not accept applications over email.

For questions about the position, please contact Magnus Bertilson, Team Manager, Battery Enclosure Systems, at For further information about the recruitment process, please contact .


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.

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