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Power Electronics Designer 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 change together.

Nothing beats being part of positive change. We’re on a truly exciting journey, working together in a fast-paced global environment to break new ground in almost every aspect of our operations. Right now, we have an exciting job opening for you in Research & Development


Where You’ll Belong
Volvo Cars have created world-changing innovations since the first Volvo rolled off the production line in 1927. Now we just launched our first-generation battery electric vehicles; the XC40 and C40 Recharge and are committed to putting one million electrified cars on the road by 2025! 


The newly created department Power Electronics designs the brain of the Electric Vehicle propulsion system - The Traction inverter HW & SW as well as power conversion and charger units. Are you a Power Electronics Designer that thrives from working by trial and error sharing our aim to create the world’s best electric drive systems? Then you should take the chance to join our young, still shaping, team. 


We promise you, colleagues, with high energy and competence as well as the opportunity to work on tech at the forefront – together we break new ground within the automotive industry! We deliver products with high attention to sustainability and energy efficiency that we are proud of and make sure that we have fun on the journey. 


Your Contribution
You will design traction inverter power electronics and perform modeling and simulations on both electronic circuit level and system level including multi-physics (electrical, thermal, mechanical etc). You will also work on circuit topology design on HV and LV side as well as perform analysis of components; sizing and selection for semiconductors as well as passives. 


Further, gathering and documenting knowledge in design documentation such as schematics, design descriptions and design guidelines will also be among your tasks. You will take part in test and verification activities including fault-tracing, bring-up and regular test case verification on component and board levels together with our testers.
Finally, you are expected to share knowledge and experiences with other team members.


Competence is Important
We believe you have a university degree in Electrical Engineering or similar, preferably in power electronics. You might come directly from the university, but you have experience working with power electronics design projects at school or from previous professional experience. You also possess knowledge in modern electronics design and simulation tools such as Matlab, Simulink, PLECS, PSpice, Altium or ANSYS.


Knowledge in inverter controls algorithms and prototyping equipment will be considered meritorious. 


Personality is Key

All Volvo Cars design work is carried out in Agile design teams. Being a team player with utilizing efficient collaboration with team members and other stakeholders is therefore a key enabler to succeed in the role.


You enjoy sharing your knowledge with others and embrace challenges with an analytical and flexible mindset. 

How to Learn More and Apply
For questions about the position please contact Hiring Manager, Lars Johansson at . For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Sandra Viklund at . We want your application at the latest 11:th of May 2022. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted. 



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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