What does a floor designer work within the automotive trade?
Keep in mind these tremendous cute automobiles designed by youngsters we shared along with your earlier this 12 months? Effectively, that is mainly how we think about a automobile would appear like if its engineered, designed and assembled by folks not competent sufficient to do their job. Or, if the specialists change their job positions, similar to Volvo’s staff did lately for a brand new humorous video collection, shared on YouTube.
To date, the Swedish producer has launched 4 episodes of the Volvo Automobiles Job Swap collection, the place it mainly lets its employees swap jobs with one another, simply as an fascinating experiment. Within the first two installments, Britta Gabriel, assembler of particular automobiles on the model, swaps her job with floor designer Anders Magnusson. Gabriel and Magnusson each reside in Gothenburg with their households and have been working at Volvo for a few years.
Principally, Gabriel takes the place of a floor designer and is given the duty to create a brand new rim design for the lately launched XC40 crossover, utilizing VR modeling instruments. After a fast introduction, she begins engaged on the brand new wheels for the automobile beneath the monitoring of the floor designer specialists.
In Episode 2, Magnusson, who admits he’s not used to bodily labor, visits Gabriel’s office – the meeting traces in Torslanda, Sweden, the place the model new Volvos are produced. This isn’t only a common meeting line, however one the place the usual automobiles are modified into Volvo Particular Automobiles, like police automobiles and taxis. After solely two minutes, Magnusson says he’s performed extra bodily labor than a full regular day at his workplace.
Within the different two episodes launched to date, Ivan Verwulgen, an auditor of automobiles at Volvo, swaps his job with Sveb Vanden Eeden, a weldmaster. The 2 reside in Belgium and work at Volvo’s Ghent plant.
Supply: Volvo on YouTube