Lead Test Engineer

Would you like to take an active part into the development of our next generation of Truck?
Are you seeking for being part of an enthusiastic and proud team of engineers with high passion for Verification?
If yes, then this is the right position for you!
There is now an opportunity for you to join us in the Simulation and Testing team as a Lead Test Engineer for systems and functions at the intersection between Powertrain and Vehicle.
The team performs advanced simulation and testing together with component owners and system owners, with the aim to understand and enhance customer features. The team's main goal is to sustain and strengthen our leading position on heavy duty trucks around the globe.
You will be part of a tight and diverse team consisting of skilled and passionate people. We work in an enthusiastic atmosphere, where joy, team spirit and trust are key characteristics.
Together with our friends, we are developing and testing the best trucks in the world.
Position Summary
As a Lead Test Engineer you will be directly involved in the development work of our products and involved in a wide range of analysis and verification assignments. You will have the opportunity to participate in, or drive advanced technology development.
You will work in a test environment that stretches from test rigs of different complexity up to complete vehicle level.
You will play an important role in the technology shift towards more environmentally-friendly trucks using electric drivetrains.
As a Lead Test Engineer you will secure, maintain and develop the area with the end customer in focus. You will perform testing in tight collaboration with our design and system engineers.
You will play an important role, not only by leading the test development and strategy, you will also act as a role model to secure a solid quality mindset throughout the organization. Some of your other key responsibilities will be to:
  • Identify verification needs for existing and new technologies
  • Develop and improve test codes and methods
  • Manage networking across the organization, as well as influencing the work in other sites
  • Manage, plan, prepare and execute tests. Analyze, report and document results
You will be the Go-To person, a Technical expert within an area or broad competence in many, train and mentor less experienced, manage network across the organization.
As part of a testing team, you share with peers your progresses and target to maximize the collective output
Who are you?

We believe that you have a genuine interest in the automotive industry and mechanical testing and that you have been working with this for several years.
You are well organized, structured, have a holistic view and a global mindset. We think that you have a positive mind-set, a creative personality with ability to generate ideas. You also need to be analytical and have the ability to propose solutions and to solve issues.
As a person you enjoy working in a team as well as individually and love testing and have the ability to inspire your team colleagues. You feel engaged by working in projects and reaching goals. Since the job require a net of contacts, internally and externally, your networking skills is valued. We also expect you to be flexible and take on work besides your main tasks.
On top of that you are customer-focused.
You have a solid interest in technology and would love working with new solutions to make transports greener and more sustainable. You will collaborate with colleagues within the Volvo Group all around the world and have a great opportunity to influence our future products. This requires an open mind and an innovative approach.
Preferred Skills
  • We believe that you have M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent
  • We want you to have at least five years of testing experience within automotive industry
  • Truck Driver’s licence (CE)
  • Experience of product development within automotive industry
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
What can we offer?
You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. We trust the individual and act as a team, stay close to the product and provide opportunities for professional and personal growth.
We look forward to receiving your application!
For more information please contact:
Charlotte Eldh, Group Manager, PWTI Simulation and Testing, Phone +46 31 3225285


The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

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