Volvo Group Manufacturing Engineer in Dublin, Virginia


This position provides technical support and expertise in the design, procurement, and installation of tooling, fixtures, and equipment required for the production of heavy trucks.

Core Responsibilities

  • Act as a technical liaison between tool manufacturers, tooling vendors, in-house maintenance repair personnel and industrial engineers

  • Provide problem-solving expertise for tooling issues to the production operators, supervisors, quality department and management

  • Write purchase orders to procure tooling and fixturing for assembly operations, write work orders for repair and/or fabricate fixtures and equipment

  • Design and procure tooling as required, such as tables, benches, racks, fixtures, pneumatic and hydraulic devices

  • Provide problem solving, quality audit response, and resolution of quality issues as related to tooling

  • Provide design support for tools and fixtures and work closely with product engineering methods lab, purchasing, maintenance, and industrial engineers to assure optimum tools are provided to enhance the production operation

  • Development of tooling budget and provide input and expertise on preparation of capital budgets as ralated to tooling

  • Coordinate training tor tooling and torque related issues to improve knowledge and understanding of too!ing capabilities

  • Analyze engineering drawings prototype assemblies and assembly methods to determine tooling requirements.

  • Attend design review meetings as they apply to tooling requirements

  • Lead functional efforts to improve tooling and fixturing by the implementation of capital improvements.. process revisions and efficiency improvements

  • Serves as a resource/contact on a Global scale for his/her areas of expertise


  • Analytical Skills: Recognizing patterns in data, information, or events, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations for action

  • Change Facilitation: Functioning as a catalyst for change and finding ways to overcome organizational obstacles and personal resistance to needed changes

  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback nondefensively

  • Creativity/Innovation: Reframing traditional patterns of thinking and applying new and evolving ideas, methods, designs and technologies

  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, and pitc;hing in to get the job done

  • Initiative: Taking action in the absence of specific instructions or in the absence of a specific requirement, taking reasonable risks to achieve results, and persevering when challenged

  • Ownership I Accountability: Taking the lead in getting the job done and accepting responsibility for personal actions, costs, and results

  • Problem Solving/Decision Making: Taking a well-ordered approach to solving problems and acting despite obstacles or resistance

  • Quality Advocate: Championing the quality process by reinforcing the organization's vision, quality values, and quality processes and by fostering the continuous improvement of all operational and business practices

  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes

  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherencelo standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on

  • Flexibility : Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments

  • Safety Practices: Acting as necessary with safe operations as a central focus and striving to create a safe work environment

  • Entrepreneurship: Setting and pursuing challenging goals, committing to improving performance, and taking reasonable risks

  • Leadership: Setting and modeling high performance standards and empowering a team of people to achieve agreed-upon outcomes

  • Customer Focus: Understanding and meeting the needs of customers and addressing the interests and concerns of all organization stakeholders

  • External Relationships/Networking: Establishing a presence for the organization with outside interest groups, cultivating relationships with customers and other stakeholders, and gaining support for organizational goals

Minimum education and Experience

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering OR Material Science/Metallurgy

  • Five years experience in Tooling and Fixture Design in heavy manufacturing preferably in truck/automotive industry


  • Experience in using Project Management software such ?S Microsoft Project

  • Knowledge of Metallurgy Engineering

  • Five years experience in Project Management

  • Proficient in Autocad, ProE and Inventor Software

  • Knowledge of standard tool building practices used by heavy truck industry

  • Self motivated with excellent analytical problem solving skills

  • Proficient in using Microsoft office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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 Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.

With Volvo Group Trucks Operations 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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Travel Required (Maximum)


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Manufacturing Engineering

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran