Area Leader Central Foundry at Volvo Cars, Gothenburg

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It's not about cars. It's about people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.


At Manufacturing Engineering Body, you will be a key contributor to the next generation outstanding luxury cars from Volvo. Together with other engineers around the world, you and your team will create innovative manufacturing processes that makes the manufacturing of car bodies more efficient. Are you interested in manufacturing engineering and car body engineering? Do you share our passion for people, the environment and our urge to create a superior manufacturing process? Manufacturing Engineering is the place for you to prosper.


What’s in it for you?

Within Manufacturing Engineering we have a team that develops the future manufacturing processes for our future EV cars. Our purpose is to develop and secure the best available techniques, develop the new manufacturing processes, develop standards and work in close collaboration with our colleagues at R&D. Strategic work, cost estimations, and manufacturability analysis of casted components is a major part of our daily work. In some cases, we also setup learning sessions. We work closely together with all our customers, such as R&D, manufacturing shops worldwide and procurement.

You will be a part of a highly skilled team with many different competencies. We have a great team spirit, where everyone is included and dedicated to securing our product and we work with an excellent quality and support.

The work location for the position is in Gothenburg. 


What you´ll do

As the Area Leader Central Foundry you will lead our engineering team in the early phases of high pressure die casting process development, equipment commissioning and identify manufacturing risks associated with our proposed designs and procedures.

You will lead design and equipment integration between in house tools and external supplier equipment and lead RFQ-process towards contractors. You will develop manufacturing processes and manage die suppliers using Project Management best practices during die build programs, keeping project within time and budget. You will also lead the subassembly and system level manufacturing line processes, oversee the design and assembly of tools, fixtures and automated assembly equipment.


Do you fit the profile?

We believe that you have a BS or MS Degree in Mechanical, Materials Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience.

Exceptional understanding of the interactions between the high pressure die casting process conditions (e.g. die temperature, die & tip lube application, shot profile, etc.) influence the metallurgical and structural integrity of cast aluminum components. You have 5+ years of experience in high pressure aluminum die casting process design, manufacturing engineering, equipment commissioning, robot programming and control systems design.


As a person we believe you are team oriented and drives changes and implementation. You are curious for new and improved solutions and are not afraid to challenge existing ideas and ways of working. You have a positive attitude and create good and long term relationships and are driven to be able to take the lead if needed to move forward. We also think that you are a structured person who plans and has documentation skills. Self-driven, result oriented, flexible and positive attitude.


How to learn more and apply

If this description matches your background and desires for the next step in your career, you are welcome to apply by clicking on "send application". 

In this recruitment Volvo Cars is working with Technogarden AB and if you have questions about the role, you are welcome to contact the responsible recruiter Per Gottfridsson at Selection and interviews take place on an ongoing basis, so feel free to send in your application as soon as possible. 


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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