Thesis Work: Vehicle Propulsion Packaging at Department 39 visningar0 ansökningar

Innovation starts with being curious.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


At VOLVO CARS PRODUCT & QUALITY  you will be a key contributor to the next generation outstanding luxury cars from Volvo. Together with other engineers around the world, you and your team will create innovative human-centric car technology that makes life less complicated and more enjoyable for people. Are you interested in design and connected car technology? Do you share our passion for people, the environment and our urge to create a superior driving experience? Research and Development is the place for you to prosper.


Vehicle Propulsion Packaging, Background
We need to integrate more and more advanced technology in the car and reduce weight. To succeed with this we need to optimize the packaging space.


We are now looking for two students collaborating on a master’s thesis. In the future Powertrain Engineering at Volvo Cars needs to make room for more or improved technology – can you please challenge us!?! You will work with many experienced engineers in a big complex organization with high focus on future technology.


What you will do
Most things are possible to do if you think outside the box and we appreciate you coming with new eyes and different thinking. We look forward to see if you can help us with new design of components, maybe merge two components into one, simplify the packaging work and come up with new thinking.
What we will ask you to do for a certain area is:
– Optimize packaging space (improve geometry)
– Decrease weight
– Optimize functionality
– Cost reduction
We want both of you to spend most of your time with us at our headquarters in Gothenburg.


During this Thesis work you will be responsible for coming up with new ideas and suggestions that could be implemented in future cars provided within the frame of a master thesis.


Do you fit the profile?
We are looking for students from a Master Engineering program, preferably in Design & Product Development, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education. To succeed in this Thesis work you need to understand the complexity of Powertrain Development and to have  knowledge in CatiaV5 or equivalent.


On a personal level, you have strong communication and networking skills as you will be exposed to a continuous communication with various people involved in the development process. You are creative, solution focused and you take advantage of knowledge/technology/innovations from alternative industries. You have a holistic view combined with the ability to understand issues at detailed level.


Start timing is early January 2020 and duration is 20 weeks full time work (40h/week) at VCC for Master Thesis.
• ECTS (Academic Credits/”Högskolepoäng”) 30 ECT
• 2 students working together

How you can learn more and apply?
If you have any questions please contact Torbjörn Andersson, Propulsion System Package Leader, at / phone +46-723-716374 or Eva Haglund, Section manager for Propulsion System Geometry  at / phone +46-768-984235.  Please apply with your CV & cover letter while using the electronic link further down in this ad. Interviews will be held continuously, so please register your application as soon as possible but no later than 2019-10-25.


Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them.

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

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