Volvo Group Co-op: Manufacturing Engineering Business Office (Spring 2019) in Greensboro, North Carolina


The purpose of this position is to assist the North America Manufacturing Engineering Business Office with limited, but challenging assignments related to Industrial Production Strategy, Trade and Barriers, and general business management, manufacturing engineering or industrial engineering tasks.


The North American ME Business Office team embraces an inclusive work environment which fosters a supportive energy, and encourages individual growth and strong teams. We are a diverse team that encourages individual responsibility, accountability, and a learning environment.


  • Assists experienced Managers in the ME Business Office in Portfolio Management, project timelines, Trade and Barrier Analysis, and Industrial Production Strategy business case development

  • Serves in a training and development capacity for more complex and productive assignments

  • Performs Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering tasks using established procedures

  • Initial phase of training and development within area of assignment

  • Proficient use of equipment, instrumentation and software/hardware used within area of assignment

  • Entry level performance assignments with task-oriented, less complicated responsibilities

  • Miscellaneous Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering assignments as training and abilities progress


  • 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

  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, pitching in to get the job done

  • Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Business, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering at an accredited school and have complete at least 30 semester hour prior to the start of the co-op

  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Strong writing or communication skills

  • Ability to travel as needed to our production facilities

About us

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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Group Trucks Operations


North Carolina



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Travel Required (Maximum)

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Functional Area

Manufacturing Engineering

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran