Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Full Time

Transport is at the core of modern society. Imagine using your expertise to shape sustainable transport solutions for the future? If you seek to make a difference on a global scale, working with next-gen technologies and the sharpest collaborative teams, then we could be a perfect match.

What you will do
You will be the owner of complete machine Hydraulic systems and controls, for both Diesel and Electro-mobility products and our go to person for anything related to Hydraulics on our products.
Main task is to plan, lead and inspire the team in area of complete machine Hydraulics system design & architecture. The mission with this role is to facilitate a clear architectural strategy for how functionality is broken down within the total system and hence allocated to different parts of the system. Secure the Hydraulic architecture consistency and implementation across projects/products according to the system roadmap and strategy.

The aim is to produce design solutions that balance technical performance, manufacturability, and material cost so that the products will be sustainable and competitive for Volvo CE.

• Develop concepts, evaluate technologies, and design Complete machine hydraulic systems and architecture.
• Design, develop, document, test, and troubleshoot the complete Hydraulic system and controls, for both local and global projects in India as an individual contributor.
• Plan and coordinate project deliverables with Chief Engineer, Scrum leader/CPM and other technical leads within the project.
• Cross functional interface with allied departments including suppliers and test houses with the objective of executing the project within the QDFC defined in the project scope
Who are you?
• Excellent problem-solving ability and experience of RCA tools
• Expert in Hydraulic system design and Components selection/ sizing
• Expert in theoretical calculations like power / torque requirements for various duty cycles, braking distance, tractive effort, Grade-ability, cooling requirements.
• Expert on cleanliness level (Standards NASH level) and required filtration systems.
• Considerable practical experience with internal construction of proprietary components like pumps, motors, valves, and cylinders
• Have good networking with suppliers for getting inputs on processes, capabilities, and industry trends during development activity.
• Considerable experience in costing of hydraulic system/components as well as product risk management.
• Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Like sharing knowledge and mentor others
• Comfortable around higher management, can stand alone and customer focused.

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Qualification and Experience
• >15 years in off-highway or construction equipment industry in design and development of equipment hydraulics
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical / Industrial Engineering

We value your data privacy and therefore do not accept applications via mail.


Who we are and what we believe in 
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.


Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.


Part of Volvo Group, Volvo Construction Equipment is a global company driven by our purpose to build the world we want to live in. Together we develop and deliver solutions for a cleaner, smarter, and more connected world. By unleashing everyone’s full potential, we build a more sustainable future for all our stakeholders. Come join our team and help us build a better tomorrow.
Job Category:  Technology Engineering
Organization:  Volvo Construction Equipment
Travel Required:  Occasional Travel
Requisition ID:  11045

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