Traffic Safety Researcher

Are you a curious person, passionate about traffic safety? Do you want to create a safer tomorrow? Then read on… this is a unique opportunity for you!
At Volvo Group, we are now looking for a Traffic Safety Researcher that will engage in traffic safety research, accident data analytics and investigations, university and authority collaboration and more…
Our offer to you
Working at Volvo Group means being involved in creating a sustainable future for our society. Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT) is the technology development division of the Volvo Group, providing all our business areas with technical solutions to support our customers, today and in the future. We highly value our mission of driving prosperity through transport solutions, and safety is a top priority where you now have the opportunity to really make a difference.
We are now looking for you to join us, the Volvo Trucks Accident Research Team (ART) in the Product Safety group, and become a part of our journey towards the Volvo Group vision of Zero Accidents
https://www.volvogroup.com/en-en/about-us/traffic-safety/safety-vision.html
What you will work with
As a Traffic Safety Researcher, you will be collecting and analyzing accident data from internal accident investigations and external accident databases, searching for answers to questions that we want to understand and to questions we did not know how to ask.
How to reduce risks for accidents? How to mitigate their consequences?
Connecting the vast vehicle data streams with accident data to find those hard-to-find correlations that can help us to develop technology and collaborate with policy makers that make our roads safer, one step at a time.
In this role, you will be networking and collaborating both internally with development teams for passive and active safety systems, public affairs, regulation development, product planning, data scientists and more, as well as externally with parties and authorities such as Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket), SAFER, universities and more.
As Traffic Safety Researcher, you will secure the analytic input of the internationally acclaimed Volvo Trucks Safety Report (https://www.volvogroup.com/content/dam/volvo/volvo-group/markets/global/en-en/about-us/traffic-safety/Safety-report-2017.pdf), compile results in reports on a regular basis, support on-site accident investigations as part of Volvo Trucks Accident Research Team, and continuously work with method development for accident data analytics.
Who we are, your new colleagues
These are exciting times with innovative technology developments in electromobility, autonomous driving and much more.
You will join a global group of experienced safety professionals, the Product Safety group, that handle several aspects of safety for Volvo Group Trucks Technology and the complete life cycle of our global range of products. In our group we are safety ambassadors, we enjoy working together and we strive for an open and helpful culture, where we have fun together while doing this.
Your main responsibility will be as an integrated member of the Volvo Trucks Accident Research Team. This is truly a team with heritage and purpose! For 50 years, this cross-disciplinary team has investigated and analyzed countless traffic accidents with the constant strive to improve traffic safety by making our Volvo products and roads safer.
Look at the links below for more information about this great team:Who are you?
We believe that safety is in your DNA!
We also believe that you are a curious person with a strong analytic mind that can push you to deep dive into databases with joy.
You are a person with integrity that understands the importance to handle sensitive personal data with utmost care and respect.
You are also comfortable with switching between different tasks, from formal discussions on traffic safety issues with authorities, to carry out statistical analysis on bicycle accidents in London, to supporting an accident investigation in the south of Sweden.
For being successful in this role, we believe that you hold a Master of Science or equivalent in a relevant field. We also think you see yourself as a match with the following:
  • Experience in data analytics and statistics.
  • Experience within traffic safety.
  • Experience of research through academia or industry.
  • English and Swedish proficiency, needed for close collaboration with Swedish local authorities, police, truck drivers etc.
If you also have experience in behavioral sciences, Human Machine Interface (HMI), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) working with personal data, product and functional safety, passive and/or active safety, Python/Pandas, SQL, Excel or MS Access – we would be more than happy!
Are you curious and want to know more? Please contact us!
Stefan Andersson, Director Product Safety, Tel. +46 31 3234159, stefan.andersson.7@volvo.com
Anna Theander, ART team leader, Tel. +46 76 5533597, anna.theander@volvo.com
We are looking forward to your application!

Om oss

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.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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