Volvo Group Intern - Factory Support (Fall 2018) in Macungie, Pennsylvania


The selected student candidate will be based at the LVO (Lehigh Valley Operations) truck manufacturing facility in Macungie, PA. The candidate will work as part of the LVO Product Support Team to assist with ensuring no Vehicle Engineering issues are obstacles to completing Product builds. Strong communication will be a key success factor. He or she shall assist in communicating information to the responsible Engineers and Project Managers in a timely manner to help mitigate Vehicle Engineering issues.

Core Responsibilities

  • Investigate manufacturing and assembly issues related to GTT product design

  • Analyze manufacturing and assembly problem reports to determine the best course of action required to resolve problems and to implement cost effective solutions

  • Actively work to eliminate GTT design issues that contribute to demerits on factory product audits

  • work with the design groups to release clear and accurate documentation of design solutions to manufacturing

  • Investigate assembly and manufacturing information affecting product development as required by the GTT design groups

  • Support publishing of a weekly report which informs the Engineering organization of issues resolved

Internship Education and Program Requirements

  • Applicants must be enrolled and pursuing a degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the Internship

  • Applicants must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Interns are required to work 30 hours or less per week and be enrolled in courses during the semester (on-campus or online)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Valid US Work authorization

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Access, Excel, Project)

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE)

  • Strong Proficiency with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) & VB.NET

  • Good understanding of the Microsoft SharePoint framework

Personal Competencies

  • Customer Focus

  • Technical Skills

  • Peer Relationships

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Work independently

  • 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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support.

With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other 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