Sr. Component Engineer -Base Engine

Volvo Group Trucks Technology, Powertrain Engineering in Hagerstown, Maryland is seeking a Sr. Component Engineer with deep skills in hardware component development and systems engineering.
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, Sunwin 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.
Role Summary:
Responsible to plan, develop, schedule and direct a large engineering project or a number of small projects with many complex features. Base Engine system components include Cylinder block, Cylinder head, Intake and Exhaust manifolds, Camshaft, Valvetrain, Geartrain, Crankshaft, Connecting rods, Pistons, Oil systems, Cooling systems, Flywheel housings, Flywheels, PTO, FEAD and belt drives, Gaskets, Seals and Fasteners. This position provides technical direction to bargaining unit designers, mechanics and technicians; develops schedules; establishes priorities.
Core Responsibilities:
  • Direct, develop and evaluate plans for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by designers, mechanics, technicians or other engineers. Engineering to include support of Production, Remanufacturing, and Aftermarket.
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to project group and ensure deadlines are met
  • Prepare and estimate program costs for management and maintain costs within established budgets
  • Receives instructions on specific assignments, objectives, complex features and possible solutions. Assistance is provided on unusual problems and work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment
  • Analyze component parts and assemblies to determine the best course of action required to resolve actual or potential problems and to implement cost effective solutions as required
  • Plan time schedules to meet project deadlines. Makes decisions on type of testing, arranges for and conducts tests and interprets results. Perform calculations using the latest analytical methods in support of test and design. Issue written and oral reports
  • Meet with Sales, Projects, and Engineering personnel of vendors in order to set down specifications to be supplied. This may require on-sight visitation. Conceive new products in consultation with global colleagues and vendors and apply the general usage of vendor products in applicable product lines
  • Perform other engineering duties as assigned
  • International travel may be required
Desired Competencies:
  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes
  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively
  • Customer Focus: Understanding and meeting the needs of customers and addressing the interests and concerns of all organization stakeholders
  • Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities and assignments
  • Ownership / Accountability: Taking the lead in getting the job done and accepting responsibility for personal actions, costs and results
  • Safety Practices: Acting as necessary with safe operations as a central focus and striving to create a safe work environment
  • Analytical Skills: Recognizing patterns in data, information, or events, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations for action
  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
  • Problem Solving/Decision Making: Taking a well-ordered approach to solving problems and acting despite obstacles or resistance
  • Technical/Functional Expertise: Demonstrating broad, in-depth, and up-to-date knowledge of pertinent technical, business and professional fields
  • Initiative: Taking action in the absence of specific instructions or in the absence of a specific requirement, taking reasonable risks to achieve results, and persevering when challenged
  • Quality Advocate: Championing the quality process by reinforcing the organization’s vision, quality values, and quality processes and by fostering the continuous improvement of all operational and business practices
  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required – or higher – standards, and pitching in to get the job done
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in related Engineering field required
  • Master of Science in Engineering preferred
  • Minimum of five years of experience in mechanical development; Heavy or medium duty diesel engine development a plus
  • Deep understanding of the physical behavior of the engine mechanical and fluid systems and their connection to the surrounding areas
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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