Volvo Group Cab Geometrical Architect - Sr. Engineer in Greensboro, North Carolina

Cab Engineering North America has the responsibility for Cab Projects as well as Cab Architecture, Cab Geometry Architecture and Geometry Assurance for the Mack Truck and Volvo Truck brands. We develop new and advanced cabs for our future trucks, while continually adapting our current products to different market demands. Working in an international environment is an exciting challenge, which is placing more and higher demands on our employees.

Would you like to help Volvo group achieve important strategic objectives? Would you like to work in an enthusiastic and challenging atmosphere surrounded by skilled co-workers? Does the chance to develop new and advanced cabs for future trucks excite you?

Then this position is the right one for you.

Summary

To provide and secure / agree on overall geometrical planning to reach balanced Geometrical Requirements geometrical activities and provide balanced Geometrical Requirements to all stakeholders. assigned in order to achieve best possible offer to customer. The purpose for a Cab Geometrical Architect (GA) within GTT Cab is to lead the geometry work in projects and to secure X-functional balanced and verified geometrical sub-area.

Core Responsibilities

  • The Cab GA is the owner and driver of the geometry within assigned sub-area in the project. This means that he/she has the responsibility to make sure that Geometrical project deliveries regarding cab offer are planned and x-functionally agreed and meet the right maturity/quality from geometrical point of view

  • Managing the geometrical issues and drive for a balanced and agreed technical solution in assigned Sub-area, this includes all types of interfaces and geometrical deliveries

  • Escalating all non-solved geometrical issues to respective PMs, Line Managers

  • Reaching quality and maturity targets on the Geometrical deliverables in his sub-area and to report if actions taken or not by project that could lead to quality or maturity issues related to the Geometrical deliverables to team for further investigation or correctional activities

  • Geometrical delivery planning his/hers assigned sub area to meet the project overall geometrical time-plan , this to secure fulfillment of the Development loop targets related to/in his /hers assigned sub-area

  • Supports the Product Structure team in creating the BPS (Base Product Specification), when it comes to geometrical restrictions and variant limitations in assigned sub-area

  • Provide required geometrical interface description of cab unique sub-areas including electrical routing, bodybuilder and accessories in assigned sub-area

Required Competencies

  • Cab Knowledge, Business Acumen

  • Priority Setting

  • Planning, Directing Others

  • Presentation skills

  • Conflict Management

  • Motivating Others

Leadership Competencies

  • Perseverance

  • Drive for Results

  • Priority Setting

  • Informing

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's of Engineering, Masters Degree Preferred

  • 3-5 year of Cab Packaging experience, Geometrical Architect Experience, Automotive Experience is must

About us

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.

Auto req ID

73539BR

Entity

Group Trucks Technology

State/Province

North Carolina

City/Town

Greensboro

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

19-Aug-2017

Functional Area

Technology

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran