Volvo Group Engineer in Hagerstown, Maryland

Group Trucks Technology is seeking an Engineer to work with our Powertrain Systems Quality (PSQ) team in Hagerstown, MD. The Engineer will works within a small team, led by a technical team leader, to improve customer satisfaction by increasing the capacity on resolving quality and warranty issues. He or she should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of engineering. As a valued member of the PSQ team within GTT, the Engineer will have the opportunity to work cross functionally and directly with the engineering teams. This position will report to the Group Manager of Engineering for the Powertrain Systems Quality team.

The responsibilities of the Powertrain Systems Quality team are to establish root cause, propose and execute solutions to existing and upcoming quality issues using a systems engineering approach. This is to be done in seamless collaboration with the existing line groups within technology, maintenance project management and the rest of Powertrain Engineering. The group is also expected to work cross functionally with Quality & Customer Satisfaction, Purchasing and Operations as any other line groups inside PE.

Specific duties may include

  • Report Generation and data analysis

  • Support chassis and/or test cell work and/or bench testing

  • Generate and prepare design work orders and design reviews

  • Collect, collate, and maintain design review data

  • Define/coordinate prototype part control plan (what is to be measured by supplier)

  • Manage purchase requisition through authorization process

  • Track prototype parts through order to delivery (locating and follow-up with Purchasing, i.e. supplier contact through Purchasing)

  • Verify prototype part quality at time of delivery, identification, where used

  • Coordinate parts made in HGR and Allentown/Greensboro machine shops

  • Coordinate component specific test: AVO’s, instrumentation request, test location, Test Tech Coordination, and collect data

  • Analyze test data for Engineer review

  • Synthesize component durability test hours (in cell or on bench)

  • Define, coordinate and analyze component measurements for Engineer review

  • Data input and information extraction from electronic systems (eg., KOLA, TIKA…)

  • Document detailed component related information (pictorially and in written format)

Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred

  • Zero to three years relevant experience in powertrain engineering

  • Powertrain (Engine, Transmission, Axle, Aftertreatment) knowledge is beneficial

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Enjoys working in teams and developing relationships with peers

  • Experience with Engine Calibration tools such as ATI Vision or similar, Matlab, Simulink, GT Power, Data Acquisition and data analysis tools preferred

Desired Personal Competencies

  • Self-Motivation

  • Perseverance

  • Customer Focus

  • Peer Relationships

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Action Oriented

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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