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PhD Research Scholar – Propulsion System and Hybrid System At Volvo Group

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Location: Bengaluru

Company: Volvo Group

Position Description

About the program:

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Objective: To apply rich knowledge and research mindset and empower them to build rewarding and satisfying careers in the fields of transport and infrastructure.

Structure: Paid program of nine-month duration

Eligibility: PhD Scholars registered with any university in India or abroad in a relevant academic discipline, currently employed or doing projects in specifically identified areas (Currently pursuing Ph.D).

We are currently looking for a system design Engineer  to join the Powertrain Team

As a System Design Engineer you will be working over the whole span of activities of embedded system design and development. For instance, you will be working on Combustion system, EATS, 48V system,etc..

This is us, your new colleagues

This position is within GTT (Group Trucks Technology) Powertrain Engineering where we work with multiple systems and components within design, development of our products for various trucks and bus ranges supporting global sites in both medium-duty and heavy-duty areas.

“The Volvo Group culture is defined by a set of five carefully chosen values- Customer success, Trust, Passion, Change, and Performance. These values guide our day-to-day behaviour and drive our decision-making at all levels of the organization. They express our shared beliefs across countries and entities to form the basis for a high-performing culture that can help maximize the full potential of the organization. Our company values help guide us on that journey”.

We believe teamwork and collaboration is the foundation for great products and an attractive workplace. Therefore, we work in an agile SAFe inspired way where everyone is part of a scrum team of 5-8 colleagues with complementary skills committed to a common purpose. Every team plans their own work in and deliver solutions together as a team. We take influences from SAFe and practice Agile methods and have the agile manifesto as guiding principles on how we work. We mostly use graphical programing tools such as Simulink or ASCET so that we can focus on the products we develop.

Who are you?

To be successful in this position you need to be a team player and have an analytic mindset of a true problem solver.

You experience/understanding  from the automotive industry, system development, software development or you are a Function Developer with great attitude working cross functional and have a willingness to learn and take more responsibility

Required skills and experience

  • Good Knowledge on Model Based development
  • Automotive Understanding from the propulsion domain (combustion engines, EATS, driveline, electromobility,48V system…)
  • Phd in Electronics / Electrical & Electronics / Control system Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both spoken and written


Automotive experience, MATLAB/Simulink model development, Target link, C, Embedded SW/HW, Control theory, HIL CAN, LIN, ISO 26262, J1939, AUTOSAR, Systems Engineering, Python.

Preferred: Function/SW development for Powertrain products understanding the technical aspects of a transmission.

Leadership Competencies

  • Technical Learning
  • Action Oriented
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership skills, delegation, mentoring and coaching

Professional Skills

  • Multi-tasking
  • Priority setting
  • Experience in cross-functional management
  • Strong demonstrated self- managed to learn


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