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.
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).
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
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
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
Group Manager: FVV Workshop and Test Labs
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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