Volvo GTO Köping - Production Engineer, Surface Treatment

Group Trucks Operations is the truck industrial entity within the Volvo Group responsible for Global Truck manufacturing, including Cab & Vehicle Assembly, Engine Production, Logistics Services, Parts Distribution and Remanufacturing. Group Trucks Operations manufacture advanced products for the world class brands of the Volvo Group and work with energy, passion and respect for the individual. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity to an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, where continuous development and productivity improvement is driven through Volvo Production System. Together, Group Trucks Operations represent almost 35,000 employees at 70 larger or smaller units on 6 continents.

Background and organization

Volvo GTO in Köping is looking for their next production engineer. To be able to achieve our goal of becoming the best transmission factory in the world, we need world class employees. In the area of production engineering towards Surface Treatment. We are now looking for our next team member who is eager to join the Volvo Group continuous journey.
Our area of responsibility is to prepare and industrialize new components and processes, refine existing components, maintain and if needed extend the installed capacity. The area is also responsible for technical support and continuous improvements that can be divided into reactive and proactive problem solving. An extensive part of your work will be in project form, were you can be assigned different roles within the project. We look forward in meeting our next talented production engineer.
Main areas of responsibility
As a production engineer within the Volvo Group, it is important that you have an ambition to always develop yourself. You will have good opportunities to grow within the technology area and to become an expert that cooperates with universities and continuously develop new methods, with the purpose to spread the information within the Volvo Group. Since our organization supports the entire plant development projects, you will be given opportunities to grow within project management.
A suitable candidate for the role as production engineer has a structure way of working and always puts the customer in focus. The perfect candidate also has an ability to cooperate and lead projects. We put high value in personal characteristics such as analytical abilities, has high ambitions and always strives to deliver according to time plan.
A summary of your everyday work:
  • Technical assignments within production
    • Secure, optimize and update production times
    • Assignments within workplace design, layout changes, value stream mapping according to LEAN-principles
    • Process optimization with internal specialists or external suppliers
  • Project based work with product- or industrialization projects including procurement of production equipment
  • Lead projects within continues improvement and projects for new technology
  • Global monitoring in technological development (Fairs, seminars, training)
Personal profile and qualifications
For this position, we see that you have the following qualifications and skills:
  • Academic background within the area of technology engineering and a strong technical interest
  • Experience of industrial work (even light experiences is valuable)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) in both Swedish and English
  • Good leadership abilities
As a person we see that you have a proven ability to contribute to a team oriented environment. We also see that you are creative, analytical and have an ambition to always improve yourself. As a production engineer, you are an important support function and it is crucial that you are service minded. Your focus should always be a happy customer.
Within the Volvo Group we value diversity and equality, this is an important key for development.
Does this sound interesting?
For more information please contact recruiting manager Vilhelm Söderberg, Department manager +46221 414016 or Emelie Skälhammar, HR Business Partner +46221 414505.
Selection of candidates will occur during the recruitment time, so do not wait with your application. We hope you feel strongly motivated for this job, we look forward to receive your application as soon as possible. Welcome aboard!
Union Contacts
Unionen, Mats Bergdahl, 0221- 45 78 41
Akademikerna, Per Larsson, 0221- 45 77 89
Ledarna, Lars Sundkvist, 0221- 45 76 47
We have selected a partner for this recruitment and declines all telephone calls from recruitment- or marketing companies.

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 Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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