Intern: Supply Chain (Spring 2020)

Intern: Supply Chain (Spring 2020)

This role creates visibility and accountability of Logistic execution and supplier compliance with the Volvo Group inbound logistical requirements. The logistic resource will work directly with Distribution, Warehouse Administration Support, Logistics, Purchasing and Volvo IT.
General Functions
This role requires a complete understanding of supply chain management along with a solid understanding of the warehouse inbound logistical process flow within the material management function. This role also requires the ability to make strategic decisions that will lead to process improvements. Within this role there will be frequent contacts and interaction with other functional groups:
  • Purchasing
  • Volvo IT
  • Planning
  • Warehouse Quality
  • Warehouse Logistic Support

Essential Functions

  1. Monitor internal and external supplier ASN execution within the Volvo Group logistic networks (Message Tracker, MACS,GILM,)
  2. Trouble-shoot and resolve inbound ASN validation errors. Document and escalate gap.
  3. Facilitate SCAT (Supplier Compliance Attack Team) meeting
  4. Provide daily support as the single point of contact for Logistic Material Handler (NRV)
  5. Work effectively with multi-functional teams in a global organization
  6. Run compliance reports and update results
  7. End Summer Project KAIZAN to outline cost saving as a result of continuance improvement activities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Willingness to learn MACS, GILM, Mack and Mack Legacy Warehouse Management System
2. Willingness to Learn EDI utilities (Message Tracker)
3. Willingness to Learn Supplier Compliance
4. Proficient skills in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access
5. Willingness to Learn Volvo EDI, Packaging, Packing Slip and Bar Code Label Requirement
6. Proficient skill in analysis, problem solving and trouble shooting
7. Work effectively with multi-functional teams in a global organization
8. Proven experience setting priorities and working independently
9. This position will be located in Greensboro North Carolina.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or Industrial Engineering degree at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship.
  • Spring Interns are required work less than 30 hours per week and must be enrolled as full-time student.
  • 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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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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