Intern: Transport Parts (Summer 2019)

Mission of the Job
This is an incredible opportunity to gain real world knowledge, putting logistics concepts to practice. The paid internship position will be working collaboratively, supporting analysis and improvement initiatives with the Transport Operations team located in Greensboro, NC. The intern will be responsible for working with various Transport Operations activities including, but not limited to improving visual management through a Volvo Production System (VPS), Process mapping, generating and improving current Transport Operations supporting documents, performance indicator report analysis and improving training documents.
The internship role provides the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment, and to promote the student’s career goals through contact with professionals in the field of study. The internship experience enables participation in professional activities for Volvo Group Logistics Services by working on projects for the Transport Operations team. The Intern position is a structured learning experience which includes working with Volvo professionals on projects within the organization. The internship allows for the integration of knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the incumbent and Volvo Group Logistics Services.
Position Duration
  • This internship will be from May 13, 2019 to August 9, 2019 at 40 hours per week.
Position Responsibilities, Tasks & Objectives
  • Update and organize Transport Operations supporting documents that are in used in daily operations.
  • Handle research and data collection, system documentation updates and presentation document creation/updates.
  • Coordinate process mapping, time study and/or value stream mapping activities.
  • Assist with the assessment of performance indicator data records.
  • Support Transport Operations project activities.
  • Update and organize Transport Operations supporting documents that are in used in daily operations.
  • Complete weekly writing assignments.
  • Conduct project-related presentations.
Essential Skills & Required Experience
The qualified candidate will be
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel (logic, lookup, reference formulas and visual basic), Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio and be able to quickly learn how to use transport management systems.
  • A self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to meet tight project timelines.
  • Capable of seeing the "big picture" and applying lean concepts to an office setting.
  • A strong, analytical thinker and demonstrate effective problem solving skills.
Minimum Education Requirements
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree Logistics Operations or Business Administration at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

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.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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