Volvo Group Intern: Logistics Engineering (Summer 2019) in Dublin, Virginia
The purpose of this position is to assist the Internal Logistics Engineering department with assignments specific to NRV Plant.
The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a manufacturing environment, and to support/promote the graduate’s career goals through interaction with Internal Logistics Engineering professionals. Interns participate in professional activities for the Volvo New River Valley Plant by working on practical, innovative and important projects. This Internship provides structured learning experiences where interns and our Internal Logistics Engineering professionals work together on projects within their selected organization. The internship allows student to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo New River Valley Plant.
Assignment will began May 13, 2019 and continue through August 9, 2019 working up to 30 hours/week.
Creative assignments to support local and global business objectives
Active participation in Internal Logistics collaborations to facilitate and lead the Cab Factory Projects
Assist Internal Logistics Engineers in implementation of internal process updates
Participate in training and development to support project team deliverables
Learn the processes, ways of working, and environment involved implementation of produce projects for a global company
Essential Skills & Experience
Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
Communication: listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably and actively seeking feedback non-defensively
Flexibility: performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments
Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to promote a higher standard; pitching in to get the job done
Strong writing, communication, and presentation skills
Minimum Education and Experience
Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business, or similar field of study, at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship
Student should have minimum GPA of 3.0
Integrity and Trust
Availability for light travel
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.
Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran