Volvo Group Engineering Graduate Program: Associate Engineer in Greensboro, North Carolina


The Engineering Graduate Program is a global program for new graduates who are passionate about engineering, driven to make things better and have plenty of initiative. The Program offers a mix of on-the-job learning and intensive training modules including international travel to India, Sweden and France. The Program is offered in USA with placement in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Program starts in September 2018 and will be ongoing for 12 months. After that time you continue to work in the position you have been recruited into.

The successful candidate will receive a full-time position in our organization and the chance to impact live projects with exposure to the entire engineering lifecycle. From the start, this position will be given a challenging hands-on role, working in a diverse and global environment. The program training modules will include travel to Sweden, France, and India and are specifically designed as preparation for a career with Volvo.

There will be continuous learning provided throughout the program to include training courses, e-learnings, workshops, and specialist trainings that are applicable to the position. There will be opportunities to develop the individual’s area of expertise and secure valuable professional qualifications. The assigned Manager will conduct frequent reviews as part of a structured development program. At the closing of the program, a concise assessment of performance and competence will be completed and used to develop a career path.

This position is based in Greensboro, North Carolina. At this site we are proud to develop state-of-the-art vehicles for Volvo and Mack Trucks. Our engineers work in areas like research, product design, engineering, testing, product planning and project execution as well as support the products in the aftermarket.

Potential Core Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of routine engineering assignments requiring application of standard techniques and procedures

  • Serves as an experienced engineer in a specialized and/or complicated area of assignment requiring limited direction and supervision

  • Plans, develops and completes engineering projects within an area of assignment. Heavy emphasis is placed on level of expertise, knowledge, originality, analysis, interaction within department and external organizations

  • Ensure that the deliverables from the department meets agreed upon QDCF (Quality, Delivery, Product/ Project Cost, and Feature) targets for affected start cost projects and PMR activities

  • Create Functional Specifications and Technical Requirement Specifications to develop hardware and software that would provide the best reliable functionality, quality and meet all related regulatory requirements

  • Assist with development and designs for improvement of components, systems, costs or assembly/manufacturing methods

  • Conduct component and system level testing activities on components and equipment for heavy trucks under designated conditions to ensure operational performance meets design specifications

  • Assure compliance with all applicable vehicle regulations (FMVSS, FMCSR, EPA, CARP, etc.) relating to his/her area of responsibility

  • Document results clearly and accurately in both technical report and high-level management summary format

  • Coordinate activities with other departments within the Company, as well as deal with customers and vendors on a limited basis as necessary

Program Requirements

  • MS Degree strongly preferred with concentration in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Software, or similar program. Must be a recent graduate within the past 18 months or have an anticipated graduation date by May 2018

  • Fluent in English with an international mind-set

  • Valid US Work Authorization. Visa sponsorship is not offered for this program

  • Valid US passport

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.

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