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Do you want to save lives? Are you passionate about finding new innovative solutions to reduce injuries and fatalities in traffic? Then you should keep on reading!

As a Mechatronic engineer at Autoliv you will be working in a team who supports early phase development, develop prototypes and test equipment in order to evaluate different product concepts. You will work with implementing sensors and actuators in existing car environments (LIN, CAN) and design standalone demonstrators.

Autoliv have business in several countries and you will be working closely with colleagues from different parts of the world. Travels may occur.


To succeed in this role, we believe you have a genuine interest in building things and automation. You have probably done some automation on hobby-basis at home and are somewhat of a technical enthusiast. You like to connect things, do some practical construction as well as programming to reach a certain target or purpose.

As a person you are creative and innovative, and you take responsibility for your deliveries. You are able to drive your work independently and communicate fluently in both Swedish and English verbally and in writing.

On a formal level you have, preferably, a university degree (Bachelor or Master) in mechatronics and at least 3 years of work experience including mechatronics and implementation in equipment and/or prototypes, preferably within automotive.

The position demands that you can design systems that contains ECU, sensors and actuators with additional programming.

Knowledge and experience about vehicle communication (CAN, LIN), signal processing, Simulink and GUI programming is a merit.

You will be working in our Global Innovation Center in Vargarda and part of Product Development department reporting to the department manager.

Our offer

We offer you to be part of an international and innovative company and work with people who are passionate about saving more lives. We aim to continually develop our way of working and work closely in global cross functional teams to solve customer problems and develop new and innovative products.

About Autoliv

Being the world’s leading automotive safety supplier requires brave decisions, innovation, a focus on technology and customers – and people with a passion for saving lives.

Autoliv's vision of Saving More Lives guides our daily work. Life can change in a fraction of a second – and we have developed automotive safety systems with that moment in mind for over six decades. Each year, our products save more than 30,000 lives, products that must operate perfectly in milliseconds. 

We have 65 000 employees in 27 countries. Our mission is to provide world class life saving solutions for mobility and society. We develop, manufacture and sell safety systems for automotive such as airbags, seatbelts, steering wheels and pedestrian protection systems for today and tomorrows vehicles. With a high level of competence we work to create safety for road users, quality for our customers, trust and security for our employees, stability and growth for our shareholders, as well as sustainable methods and working methods.

In Sweden we host the company´s Global Innovation Center, located in Vargarda. Our focus in on developing new and existing products, both in our core areas such as airbags and seatbelts but also in the Mobility Safety Solutions area. We do this in cross functional teams and in close cooperation with Research who is also located on site. We have unique testing and prototype facilities.

In Vargarda we also produce inflators and special products such as hood lifters and child seats. In total we have approx. 400 employees.


We look forward to you application, CV and cover letter, no later than March 17th.


Questions about the position can be answered by Robert Svensson, Department Manager, phone +46 322-626250.

Union representatives

Our union representatives, Sveriges Ingenjörer and Unionen, can be reached through our company switchboard, phone +46 322- 62 62 00.

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Autoliv Sverige AB - ALS

Gjuterigatan 1
447 37 Vårgårda Vägbeskrivning +46 322626200 Se sida

Workplace & Culture

We strive to save more lives and prevent serious injuries, and we continuously focus on quality, confidence and security for our customers, stability and growth for our shareholders and employees, as well as being sustainable and earning trust within our communities.


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