Underhållsingenjör | Maintenance engineer to Hällered Proving Ground (HPG) Job at Volvo in Sverige

Job Description

It’s not about cars. It’s about people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.

Who we are

Volvo Car Group owns and maintains Hällered Proving Ground (HPG). HPG is located 15km outside of Borås/70km outside of Gothenburg and is shared between Volvo Car Group and Volvo Group. Testing is an important part of Volvos product development process, where

Solidity, comfort, performance, reliability and security constantly is being tested every day, every year.

HPG is a part of Volvo Cars Research & Development organization. We consist of 7 groups with a total of 160 employees, with the main function to run the facility and deliver test results to our internal customers. If you like the premium products and services Volvo Cars offers to the market, and gets inspired by the world around you, then you now have the opportunity to contribute to a constant improvement of it! We are a modern human centric company, that builds products and services around people, we would like to work with you that want to contribute to make HPG into the best and most cost-efficient test facility.

The maintenance department consists of 21 coworkers onsite. Everyone plays an important part in the daily operation to secure a flawless test facility, which includes roads, rigs, offices, workshops, water treatment plants, waterworks, gasoline station etc. We consider diversity to be an asset, and we believe it enhances our operations and gives us a wider competence and value base.

What you’ll do

As a maintenance engineer you will be responsible for coordination, planning and scheduling of maintenance activities towards rigs and facilities. You will support in the creation of FUH plans together with the real estate owner, securing that scheduled activities are executed within the set time frame for our different rigs/facilities. You will receive tickets/error reports and make sure that these are resolved. Focus will be to continuously manage our maintenance needs and act as HPG’s spokesperson towards the real estate owner.

All with the aim to optimize the customer experience.

You will lead a smaller operations/facility team consisting of electricians, plumbing technicians and mechanics (occasionally also entrepreneurs, trainees and summer workers)

In the function you are also responsible to secure that we follow different regulations and laws in terms of work and environmental requirements put by authorities. You are involved in the ordering process, the creation and procurement of service agreements and maintenance projects. You are responsible for that internal controls are completed according to plan. You will lead and participate in different technical investigations.

You will be involved in the creation of different documents such as routines, instructions etc.

requiring basic computer skills.

The role might include on call service outside business hours, which will require 1-hour onsite preparedness.

Who are you?

You have an education within engineering & facility management.

Alternatively, you have been working within facility management as a project manager.

We consider it meritorious if you have experience in leading teams and working environment regulations (BAS-U/P).


  • are structured, detailed and comfortable working with time frames
  • work independent and will grow when handed responsibility
  • are easy to work with and like to establish good relations
  • you have solution focus rather than problem orientation
  • like to work in an environment with many contacts
  • have a coaching approach towards colleagues
  • are comfortable working with IT-systems such as Maximo
  • have a driver’s license
  • are service minded

In this role we value your personal skills and traits, and we believe it’s important that you complement the current team.

How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position please contact hiring manager Mårten Ericsson, [email protected], +46733333757

For questions about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Senior Recruiter, [email protected] We want your application at the latest 14th of March 2021. Please note that due to GDPR we are not accepting applications via email. We are looking forward to your application!

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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Company: Volvo

Company Location:  Sverige

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