Software engineer Neda Nickmehr steps out of her comfort zone and goes to the engine plant in Skövde, to try out the job as machine operator. A challenge she tackles with courage. Also in-depth article about the job as machine operator at the camshaft department.
In the third job swap we start in Gothenburg, Sweden, where machining supervisor Tobias Ahlander tries Neda Nickmehr's job as virtual test engineer. To go from the engine plant to programming by the computer is a big step. Also learn more about the virtual test engineer profession.
It's time for weldmaster Sven Vanden Eeden to try Ivan Verwulgen's job as auditor in the Volvo Car Gent factory. Auditors performs quality check of factory-complete cars, checking literally everything from top to bottom. And Sven quickly gets to contribute to the quality output. Also in-depth article about the audit job.
Second job swap is up. First auditor Ivan Verwulgen in Ghent, Belgium, try out Sven Vanden Eeden's job as a weldmaster. Checking thousands of weld spots, calibrating robots and tearing a car apart are some of the things done. Also an article going more in depth in the weldmaster profession.
In episode 2 of the Job Swap series, surface designer Anders Magnusson visits Special Vehicles to try Britta Gabriel's job as an assembler for a day. After two minutes he has done more physical labour than a full normal day at the office. Also learn more about working at Special Vehicles.
What happens when two persons with totally different professions swap jobs? In this first episode we follow assembler Britta Gabriel as she tries on Anders Magnusson's job as a surface designer. A job she pictures as quite relaxed – but soon discovers is quite the opposite. Also read more about the surface designer job.
The image of the South African couple Robin Fisher and Penelope Burgess taking delivery of a new XC90 Excellence in Gothenburg demonstrates that the ambition to turn Volvo Cars’ Factory Delivery Experience into a global operation is making good progress.