Volvo Group Vehicle Geometrical Architect (Senior Engineer) in Greensboro, North Carolina

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this job is to provide Vehicle Geometrical Architecture to support to engineering to fulfill the following:

  • Serves as a specialist within the Vehicle Geometrical Architect area, requiring limited direction and supervision

  • Supports the Lead Architects in planning, developing and completing complex packaging projects in CAD within an area of assignment

  • Heavy emphasis is placed on expertise; knowledge; originality; analysis; and significant collaboration within internal departments and external organizations

  • Serves as a consultant/contact worldwide for their areas of expertise

  • Authority to take the necessary measures in order to accomplish imposed responsibility

  • Support the chassis drawing process by ensuring content is updated and maintained

  • Support projects and requirement owners with calculating and balancing overall vehicle dimension requirements

THIS IS US, YOUR NEW COLLEAGUES

We are a high performing fast paced team. The results we deliver are always on time,of the highest quality and professionalism. Working together we have fun, and willingly accept new challenges.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

  • Deliver quality secured geometry towards the projects. To solve packaging / geometry issues between different commodities. This includes geometric support to tolerances, main dimensions and bodybuilder suitability

  • Set up the cross functional packaging organization and Packaging Issue Log (PIL) within start cost projects

  • Propose solutions for complete offer scenario / packaging to meet application and customer requirements

  • Discuss strategies with Platform management, and commodities for long term road map of the architecture of his area

  • Analyze and propose common solutions that can support all brands in order to minimize part numbers and maximize common parts (CAST)

  • Maintain awareness of other projects which may impact current projects or areas of authority

  • Give input regarding geometrical matters to stakeholders (Global Manufacturing, Aftermarket and commodities (ex. Cab, Chassis, Electrical, Powertrain), from a complete vehicle perspective

  • Show progress (by PIL) and status for all geometry related activities

  • Identify A-interface impacts and balance project geometrical requirements with platform requirements according to A-interface process whilst reducing diversity if possible

  • Drive Digital Mock-up (DMU structure) deliveries according to DMU logic

  • Ensure the PAP deliveries for their area of authority and input to Lead GA / Architect prior to each gate

  • Prepare the knowledge management document for their area

WHO ARE YOU?

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree

  • ProE/Creo experience required, with focus on large assembly management

  • A degree of experience with tooling and part check/inspection fixtures is beneficial

  • At least 5 years of experience in automotive engineering product development projects

  • A firm understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing philosophy and applications

  • Have a good ability to communicate both in written and spoken English

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Must be able and willing to travel domestically and internationally

  • Leadership competencies: Action oriented; Decision quality; Collaborates; Customer focus; Values differences

ARE WE THE PERFECT MATCH?

If you are interested or curious, please apply for this position.

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

89785BR

Entity

Group Trucks Technology

State/Province

North Carolina

City/Town

Greensboro

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

25-Jan-2019

Functional Area

Technology

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