Volvo Group FVV Engineering- Technician 3, Durability and Reliability in Greensboro, North Carolina

Complete Vehicle contributes to deliver the right Products & Services to all Volvo Group brand customers according to product segmentation and brand positioning. In Complete Vehicle we are a team of specialized functions with various responsibilities: Aftermarket technology developing aftermarket solutions for the brands; FVV breaking down features to technical requirements, as well as verifying and validating products and services; Product Design translating the soul of the brand to a product message; Product Builds delivering all truck and component builds; Special Vehicle Development developing niche products.

In Complete Vehicle we are close to end customers, understanding their needs and behaviors. Our engaged teams have a holistic view of the entire truck and bring hands-on truck experience.

Features, Verification & Validation is a global organization using deep customer knowledge to break down customer features into technical requirements. We drive validation plans to reach the requested feature level and secure end customer satisfaction. We also manage the verification plans thanks to world class physical and virtual tests on the complete vehicle such as durability testing in rigs, fuel economy testing, reliability testing with customers and a variety of simulations and tests with trucks on proving grounds and open roads. Our skilled and engaged teams are located in Gothenburg, Lyon, Greensboro, Curitiba, Bangalore and Ageo.

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide engineering support for VALIDATION & VERIFICATION of new product development. This may include: mechanical labor, prototype development, installation and troubleshooting of instrumentation and sensors, setup and maintenance of test rigs, perform tests under direction of test engineer (which will include driving and travel).

Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills strong verbal and written communication skills to all levels of the organization

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) - data input, basic calculations, charts, and MTS Test Suite or equivalent

  • Safe laboratory practice knowledge and skills

  • Strong organizational skills to deal with large numbers of samples for testing and compiling resulting data

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Experience using shop tools to make things from wood, metal and plastic

  • Experience using MTS Load Frames – both electro-mechanical and hydraulic

  • Ability to develop new and non-standard test methods within the MTS software

  • Must have creativity in determining how and when to use the right equipment for a test

  • Must be able to handle/prioritize multiple concurrent tasks with critical deadlines

  • A demonstrated excellence in customer service

  • Strong organizational and analytical problem solving skills

  • Strong work ethic and "team" attitude

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and demonstrate effective initiative

  • Maintain a current CDL in order to operate vehicles

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • High School Diploma, Associates Degree preferred

  • Min 8 years' experience in a testing environment

  • Heavy Truck testing experience

  • Strong Knowledge of hydraulics, load cells, instrumentation

​Leadership Competencies

  • Technical learning- has the ability and desire to learn new tools and to stay updated with the latest technological advancements in the industry

  • Learning on the fly- Learns quickly when facing new problems A relentless and versatile learner. Welcomes change, analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement

  • Perseverance- Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish Seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks

  • Action oriented- gets things done, approaches tasks with end goal in mind and stays focused on completion

  • Customer focus/Is dedicated to meeting expectations of internal and external customers

Personal Skills

  • Complete understanding of Servo Hydraulic equipment

  • Complete understanding of Load cells

  • Strong working knowledge of instrumentation

  • Complete understanding of strain gauges and strain gauge techniques

  • Should be able teach new employees & help develop Tech 1-2's / Should set good examples, keep positive attitude, & be flexible to the product development environment

  • Needs Strong understanding of Protus, tech tool, EBD & KOLA

  • Must have Strong PC skills - Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook.

  • Must be willing to travel

  • Must maintain a Class A CDL

Reports to

Group Manager: FVV Workshop and Test Labs

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

84565BR

Entity

Group Trucks Technology

State/Province

North Carolina

City/Town

Greensboro

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

Functional Area

Technology

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