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Vehicle Geometrical Architect, Feature Engineer (Lead Engineer)

at Volvo Group Global

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3V4H96R4W2CQB2HY3V

Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Greensboro
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/8/2019

Do you want to work on new and exciting products for the future, securing and improving Volvo Groups position in the industry? You will serve as a specialist within the Vehicle Geometrical Architect group, with an emphasis on the suitability for bodywork feature, requiring limited direction and supervision


We are a high-energy team with a professional attitude. We enjoy our work, and the people we work with. We continually produce quality work, usually under challenging deadlines, covering the complete vehicle. Working cross-functionally is the norm. We are passionate about our team, work and the Volvo Group.

  • The purpose of this job is to provide Vehicle Geometrical Architecture to engineering to fulfill the following (but not limited to):
  • Emphasis on vehicle application towards suitability for bodywork. You will develop and evaluate the features for enhancing our products to our end customers.
  • Serves as a specialist within the Vehicle Geometrical Architect and suitability for bodywork areas, requiring limited direction and supervision.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary/cross-functional teams to deliver quality secured geometry towards the projects whilst solving packaging / geometry issues between different commodities.
  • Propose solutions for complete offer scenario / packaging to meet application and customer requirements.
  • 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 affect your current projects, or areas of authority.
  • 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
  • Take necessary geometrical decisions in a project or a packaging study. Decisions should be within project pre-requisites, frame/scope. This is to achieve agreed project requirements balanced with platform requirements.
  • Arbitrate issues brought up between commodities, and escalate if needed, write Protus cases if/when necessary.
  • Determine geometrical verification methods that should apply to a given project, request packaging vehicles and/or physical mock-up taking into account area complexities, time and cost.

Leading multi-disciplinary/cross-functional teams comes easily to you. You should be action oriented. Be able to make quality decision on your own, sometimes without all of the facts. Collaborating internally and cross-functionally is an everyday occurrence. Working with customer focus is a constant. You will need the ability to persevere through tasks, whilst continually developing yourself and skills.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Competence in ProE/Creo is preferred but not necessary; experience on a CAD system is beneficial.
  • At least 5 years of experience in product development projects within cars and/or in commercial vehicles.
  • Have a good ability to communicate both in written and spoken English.
  • Must be able to lead and direct teams cross-functionally.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Must be able and willing to travel domestically and internationally.
  • If this sounds like you, please do not hesitate to apply for this position.

Imagine yourself working with some of the sharpest and most creative brains in the transport and infrastructure industry, developing cutting-edge technologies and sustainable transport solutions that will change the future of society. Imagine yourself working in a company that really believes that people are its driving force, fostering a culture of energy, passion and respect for the individual.

Imagine yourself working for the Volvo Group, a global leader in sustainable transport solutions which employs about 110,000 employees, has production in 19 countries and sales in about 190 countries. A place where your voice is heard and your ideas matter.

We believe that a work climate characterized by respect for the individual, challenging career opportunities and a healthy workplace, support personal development and make your work stimulating. We believe that diversity and inclusion increase your engagement, generate innovation and business development – and make the Volvo Group a more interesting place to work. We believe that every employee has the capability and the determination to improve our business operations, and the desire to develop professionally. And we believe that responsible business, including environmental aspects, business ethics, human rights and social issues, is our way of doing business.

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