Volvo Group Co-op - Logistics Engineering (Spring 2019) in Hagerstown, Maryland

Volvo Group Trucks Operations (GTO) is the truck industrial entity within the Volvo Group responsible for Truck manufacturing, including Cab & Vehicle Assembly, Powertrain Production, Logistics Services, Parts Distribution and Remanufacturing. Hagerstown’s group function is Powertrain Production. Powertrain production is one of the world's largest manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines for commercial vehicles. Powertrain production provides diesel engines and transmission systems to the Volvo Group Business Areas.

Position Description

We are currently looking for a student to work with our Logistics team as Logistics Engineer. The student should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of engineering. As a valued member of the Logistics team within GTO, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with the engineering focusing on supply chain, material handling, warehouse storage and lean manufacturing. GTO’s goal is to contribute to the student’s development, as well as providing an opportunity for the student to work in a business environment within the manufacturing industry. This position will report to Logistics Engineering Manager.

Position Responsibilities

  • Record, analyze and evaluate issues affecting the timely delivery of parts and inventory levels; reports on trends and other data utilized in root cause analyses affecting the timely transfer of finished goods to the customer

  • Support and develop Lean Material Flow principles and initiatives by participating in Kaizen activities throughout the facility

  • Contribute to material layout and delivery route proposals by utilizing the “Go and See” approach on the shop floor and interacting with Material Handlers

  • Develop, maintain, and update the logistics processes and delivery systems to support and enhance plant production capabilities

  • Identify time critical material handling and delivery issues and execute a resolution plan in a timely and successful manner

Critical Competencies

  • Attention to Detail: Provide accurate data and reports that are pertinent to the team’s tasks

  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes

  • Communication: Listen effectively, transmit information accurately and understandably, and actively seek feedback from experienced engineers, project manager, etc.

  • Dependability/Reliability: Follow through on commitments, timely delivery on projects, assigned tasks, etc.

  • Flexibility: Willing to perform a wide range of tasks, positive responds to changes in direction and priorities, and acceptance of new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments

Co-op/Internship Education and Program Requirements

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Supply Chain, Mathematics or Business (with Technical Focus) at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the co-op

  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0

  • Strong communication skills

  • Valid US Work authorization

Personal Competencies

  • Customer Focus

  • Technical Skills

  • Peer Relationships

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Standing Alone

  • Action Oriented

  • Perseverance

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.

Auto req ID

88043BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Maryland

City/Town

Hagerstown

Employment/Assignment Type

Internship/Trainee/Co-op

Travel Required (Maximum)

Last application date

11-Nov-2018

Functional Area

Logistics

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