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Quality, Environment, Safety and Security

AVL’s certified approach to quality, the environment and safety.

Our company is committed to treating the environment with respect and responsibility. AVL's Environment Management System meets ISO 14001 standards and those of the ÖKOPROFIT® programme. In 2007 AVL was awarded the ÖKOPROFIT® Award for ten years of successful participation in the ÖKOPROFIT® Programm by the Mayor of Graz. Many of our products and services help to sustainably reduce environmental pollution from automobiles and powertrain systems.

Quality Policy

AVL is the world's largest independent company specialising in the development of engine instrumentation, test systems and powertrain systems with internal combustion engines.

AVL's worldwide leadership is assured by its unique mixture of powertrain system development, mathematical simulation, instrumentation and testbed development.

AVL offers products and services which benefit from the synergy of these various forms of expertise all originating in one company.

​​​​​​​Quality Objectives

We insist on the best possible quality standards in order to continue to increase our customer base and provide efficient support. They are based on the following quality aims which are integrated in the quality policy.
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  • Increasing our technology leadership based on our own research and development programmes, strategic partnerships and cooperation with the leading university institutes in our field of work
  • Continuous improvement of the development processes through, for example, the development of our own simulation software and development methods
  • Strengthening our presence worldwide
  • Promotion of occupational and personal development
  • Management setting an example by maintaining the company culture
  • Confidential treatment of customer-specific information with regard to third parties and the public
  • Continuous development of AVL as an organization geared to customer needs with clear responsibility structures
  • Ensuring the quality of sub-contractors and other cooperation partners.
  • Preserving the company's independence through continuing growth and good yields
  • Creation and further development of a quality system with regular internal and external audits by an international, independent company


Helmut List
Chairman and CEO

​​​​​​​Environment Policy

Sustainability and the preservation and protection of our environment are matters of great concern to AVL LIST GmbH.

A considerable part of our services and products aims to reduce environmental pollution worldwide.

The minimization and anticipatory avoidance of environmental pollution have become an integral part of our way of acting and thinking and are firmly anchored in the strategies and processes of our company.

In addition to compliance with statutory provisions and the use of environmentally friendly equipment and machinery – in as far as economically reasonable – we show proof of a continuous improvement of the site-based environmental protection measures. For this reason, in-house processes are controlled and optimized on an ongoing basis in order to identify and correct trouble spots to ensure the continuous improvement for industrial environmental protection. Our staff, as well as suppliers, service providers and trading partners are integrated in this process in order to live up to values such as sustainability and environmental protection on a cross-company basis as well.

The contents of our environmental policy, the environmental program and the environmental efforts are approved of by the management and their efficacy is assessed at regular intervals.

This environmental policy is binding for all employees of AVL List GmbH.

  • The sense of responsibility for the environment of all employees is encouraged by means of regular trainings and information.
  • An objective assessment, monitoring and reduction of the effects on the environment are carried out as early as in the planning phase, during design, procurement, at the place of work and during storage.
  • The application and the further development of energy- and water-saving low-emission and low-waste technologies is promoted incessantly. Preventive measures for saving resources are taken, and furthermore for preventing environmentally relevant incidents and minimizing their effects on the environment (during normal and abnormal operation).
  • In-house rules serve to monitor the environmental management system and result in the implementation of corrective measures when the environmental objectives are not reached.
  • AVL List GmbH undertakes to comply with acts, directives and regulatory restrictions.
  • The general public (residents, government authorities, customers) is given the information necessary for a better understanding of the industrial site and its implications. The dialog with the general public and the scientific community takes precedence over confrontation.
  • Precautionary measures are taken to ensure that suppliers, customers and subcontractors working on site are made aware of the environmental policy applicable at the site and are requested to comply with it.
  • The management is required to lead by example.


Dr. Robert Fischer
Member of the board of directors

​​​​​​​Safety Statement
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Creating a healthy and safe place of work for our employees is an integral part of our corporate policy.
To achieve this goal, we continuously work to improve ergonomic conditions and reduce hazards and health risks to employees.


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About AVL

Adaptable to Change

With more than 11,500 employees, AVL List GmbH is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of all types of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology), their integration into the vehicle and is increasingly taking on new tasks in the field of assisted and autonomous driving as well as data intelligence. The company was founded in 1948 with the headquarters in Graz, Austria. It provides industry-leading technologies and services based on the highest quality and innovation standards to help customers reduce complexity and add value.

Our Vision and Mission
Clean. Affordable. Connected. Intelligent.
We as AVL provide leading technologies and superior services to our customers to create a better world by driving mobility trends of tomorrow.

AVL Scandinavia
The importance of Scandinavia in the global automotive industry is underlined by AVL’s offices in Göteborg, Södertälje, Haninge and Trollhättan. Our customers are spread over the whole of Scandinavia. Company’s we work with are in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iseland and the Baltics. Think globally, act locally.


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Experience the added value.

AVL Customer Services

Customer focused services for equipment, processes and staff

AVL Customer Services Scandinavia is committed to you, our customer. We show our commitment by listening to your situation and providing the best solution for your needs. Our objective is to allow you to succeed in your job and achieve your individual goals.



Local solution competence

AVL’s local staff of engineers and technicians are experts in the industry. Their vast wealth of experience and knowledge comes from years of supporting customers’ requests in a professional and skilled manner. To maintain this expertise, AVL provides specialized update trainings to ensure that the most competent resource is working on your behalf.

A true partner
We build relationships with our customers by working together. Using essential knowhow, creative solutions and long-term cooperation, AVL is dedicated to being your #1 partner for all your testing needs.

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Close to our customers

Certified Service Engineers are located throughout the country for quick support. In addition, we have multiple spare part hubs along with a local Repair/Calibration Center to minimize downtime.

AVL Scandinavia at a glance:

  • Service Team > 100
  • Certified Hotline
  • Certified Repair / Calibration Center
  • Certified CAREline
  • AVL eSpares Hubs

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Our comprehensive portfolio

AVL Service Modules
Services for everyday efficiency challenges.

AVL Service Modules are structured according to customer use cases: Fix. Maintain. Use. Optimize. Customer needs are addressed by reactive, preventive and proactive services.


AVL Service Solutions
Reliable Service Partnerships.

Our Service Solutions are comprehensive and tailored service packages, which are developed for individual customer needs in their specific testing environments. Service Solutions combine relevant service modules with additional skills, knowledge and methodologies. The aim is to improve overall productivity and data quality of test fields beyond the optimization of individual systems. This is where our creativity in providing customized plans for your requirements enables us to become your perfect partner.


Contact

For further information or support please contact:

AVL List Nordiska AB
Bror Nilssons Gata 5
SE-417 55 Gothenburg

Customer Service Hotline:
Phone: +46 (0) 76 5252 656
hotline.nordiska@avl.com
www.avl.com


Service Modules

FIX – COMPETENT AND FAST SYSTEM RECOVERY

  • The Hotline provides case management support for technical issues or questions related to the usage of AVL equipment
  • In case of unexpected equipment failures, AVL has a range of professional Repair and Rental services to minimize downtime 


MAINTAIN – PROFESSIONAL PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

  • On-site and factory calibration services ensure that equipment is regularly calibrated
  • Customer Services helps to reduce the risk of unexpected breakdowns with preventative maintenance
  • AVL Software Maintenance is a special service designed to provide you with fast software solutions to keep your systems running and up-to-date
  • AVL also offers complete device overhaul to upgrade products to the latest versions


USE – SAFE AND EFFECTIVE OPERATION

  • A dedicated team of certified trainers along with knowledgeable application engineers delivers training classes at the AVL Skills Center or customer site
  • AVL Start-Up & Operation Support helps get your testbed hardware and staff productive quickly
  • AVL can also embed testbed operators in the customers organization to provide additional training equipment and management


OPTIMIZE – MAXIMIZING EQUIPMENT VALUE AND USE

  • AVL CAREline Support is a contract-based service that provides you with special support for your AVL test equipment and AVL software
  • Software Subscription keeps you up-to-date with latest releases, features and fixes
  • Application Support is a highly practical and targeted service that helps you reach and maintain a high level of productive operation within a short period of time

Service Solutions

AVL CARE™
Connecting with customer objectives.

The content and level of services in an AVL CARE™ agreement are defined according to specific customer objectives. The contract is tailored according to agreed targets and KPIs (e.g. technical availability, fixed annual service cost). The services are easily accessible and their performance is monitored by means of indicators. This makes planning easy and reduces costs. AVL Nordiska runs a CAREline with local dedicated agents for premium support and manages services for more than 50 testbeds.

APPLICATION SERVICES
Doing the right things right.
AVL can support the adoption of the latest methodologies and tools to fulfill current and future targets in calibration for powertrain and vehicle testing. Whether through improvement of data quality, data collection rate, methodologies or the overall system, AVL Application Services can support customers’ targets. AVL’s application experts for engine, powertrain and vehicle testing can help reduce testing time. A tailored service concept can boost utilization rates and technical availability.

INTEGRATED RESIDENT SERVICES
Make or buy.
This service represents a partnership model where AVL resident services can perform maintenance (preventive maintenance, planning and execution, facility maintenance), support (user support, product and newcomer training, application support) or test field operations (testbed operation, on-site spare part stock management, system/database administration). In Scandinavia, more than 15 resident support engineers are maintaining, supporting and operating over 100 testbeds at customers’ sites.


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Automotive engineering

Master Thesis Opportunities

AVL offers interested students in the field of mechanical engineering exciting master thesis opportunities in the automotive industry. The positions are available in our AVL offices at Södertälje, Haninge, Göteborg and Trollhättan. 

How to apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter including in which thesis topic(s) you are interested in and apply via https://www.avl.com/web/se/open-jobs. Our recruitment team will try to match your profile with different departments within our organization. A deep interest in mechanics and the automotive industry is a prerequisite for all positions.

All contact details are found directly in the master thesis topics description you can find below.