Volvo Group Co-Op: Fab Manufacturing Engineering (Spring 2019) in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania


The Co-Op role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment, and to support/promote the graduate's career goals through contact with professionals in their field of study. The co-op experience enables students to participate in professional activities for Volvo Group by working on important and innovative projects. co-op are structured learning experiences where co-ops and our full time professionals work together on projects within their selected organization. The co-op allows students to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo (BA/BU).

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist and learn from the process technicians and ME’s in their tasks:

  • Safety activities

  • Insourcing business case development

  • Capital equipment justification

  • Problem Solving (QRPS)

  • Continuous improvement activities

  • Product and process development

  • Develop and update fabrication processes (Work instruction, manufacturing check list, quality inspection, etc…)

  • Work directly with IE/ME to validate/update time standards

  • Drive special projects related to fabrication improvements (Line balancing, Andon, reduction of defects, waste elimination, etc…)

  • Complete various data entry and analysis tasks to provide information for management team

  • Lay out updated and improvement (CAD)

Minimum Education Requirements

  • Student must be currently enrolled and pursuing an Mechanical, Industrial, Weld Engineering, or similar degree at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the co-op.

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

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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Construction Equipment , one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the construction industry under the brands Volvo, SDLG and Terex Trucks, 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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Travel Required (Maximum)

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Manufacturing Engineering

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