Project Manager - Logistics

Position – Project Manager - Logistics

Our organization:

We know deciding where to work is a major life decision. At Volvo, we take managing our talent as
seriously as we take managing our business. We encourage you to learn more about Volvo, our
strong culture, core values, passion for making the world a better place around us and our push for
innovation towards the future. If you find that you share these same beliefs we encourage you to
discover the job opportunities that we have available for you!

Want to learn more about Hagerstown?
We work cross-functionally and globally to exceed our customer’s expectations and reach the world-class manufacturing level. We have exciting work in front of us, and more on the horizon. The
automotive world is changing rapidly and to be part of this big change is an exciting movement.
Growth and countless career opportunities await leaders who are willing to join our team on
this challenging journey.
We are the Heart and We keep the Heart beating. We have recently begun production of electric
driveline components in addition to developing and producing heavy-duty diesel engines,
transmissions and axles for Volvo Group Brands. In operation since 1961, we are a proud supportive
member of the community of Washington County and its surrounding areas.
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This is us, your new team:
We are a team of twelve Logistics Specialists, Engineers and Project Managers focused on creating, optimizing the full flow of parts through the end-to-end supply chain and supporting the processes of transporting material throughout the facility, as well as, to Production areas on time, in an efficient manner and with a Continuous Improvement mindset. We collectively focus on the Industry 4.0 journey in front of us through automation and digitalization. We are committed to making Volvo more competitive through unique and creative solutions. We build on each other’s contributions and collaborate together to make great things possible. We are nonstop working to create a work community based on trust and open dialogue. Most importantly, we love where we work, we enjoy each other and we cannot wait to welcome a new team member!

Job Description:
This position will have a focus on managing the end-to-end logistics within Industrial and Product projects at the Hagerstown Powertrain Facility. Activities and responsibilities will include creating operational plans, identifying project deliverables, monitoring progress, documenting potential risks, resolving logistics impacts, and minimizing delays. This position requires an experienced professional with the ability to analyze, interpret, and develop intra-plant logistics initiatives working with cross functional teams such as, Supply Chain, Quality, Manufacturing, Packaging, Finance, and Logistics Engineering to implement new processes and manage change.

Who are you?

First and foremost, you are passionate about what you do and always aim to do your best. You are eager to learn and try new things. You’re willing to color outside the lines and highlight a fresh perspective to those around you. You are a leader among peers and raise your voice with ideas or suggestions. Leadership comes naturally to you and you enjoy taking lead with a project or a group of people. You have an aspiration to want to be the best, to step out and be at the forefront. You recognize the importance of positive working relationships and excellent communication skills to reach the success level needed, believing that collaboration is the best way forward. You are strategic in how you use a combination of both your technical skills and your people skills to accomplish your goals.

Required knowledge/experience
  • A BSc or MSc in Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain related field and 3 years’ experience
  • Or 5+ years of relative experience required preferably in Logistics in an industrial or manufacturing environment in automotive or related industry
  • Valid work permit for the applied country if not a citizen
  • You have a passion for developing people, operations and products and are a communicative team player that values the full diversity of the team
  • Ability and flexibility to travel both domestically and internationally.
Hagerstown, Maryland

Curious, and have some questions? Contact me!
Manager: … Matthew Thompson
HRBP: … Jacob Bowman

Are we a perfect match?
So, if you are a person who has a can-do attitude, who sees challenges as positive and is ready to take
some actions? Then we are hoping to hear from you!

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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