Operations Graduate Development Program - Future of Supply Chain

Applicants for this program must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. We are unable to provide current or future sponsorship.
Volvo Group Operations Graduate Program
If you are up for the challenge of developing the next generation of production plants and want to be a part of the innovative world of Volvo Group, this is the graduate program for you!
During 15 intense and exciting months, the program will give you a holistic view of the Volvo Group’s global truck manufacturing organization. You will get to know our different brands and their plants and learn about our logistics organizations and activities. You will take a deep dive into some specific areas of our business such as manufacturing, health and safety, quality, and continuous improvements, while also learning about the end-to-end supply chain, aftermarket parts, and our remanufacturing operations.
In parallel, you will grow as a person, through individual and team development sessions. You will have a permanent position from day one, with a manager and mentor to support you. You will experience several “on-the-job” rotations and have the opportunity to work on real project assignments. In addition, you will join a number of learning modules where you get together with other program participants to take part in training and events designed to help you grow into your future career at the Volvo Group.
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! 

What 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 those 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. 

Find more info here: http://www.volvogroup.com/hagerstown

This is us, your new team:
We are a smaller team of nine Logistics Specialists and Engineers focused on creating, optimizing the full flow of parts through the 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!
Main activities and responsibilities:
  • Focus on the future of Supply Chain and emerging technologies within the Hagerstown Powertrain facility.
  • Supporti in change management for new machining production planning systems and contributing to the development of a strategy for external part storage and part flows into the production facility.
  • Support in designing logistics processes that maximize efficiency and reduce waste using continuous improvement principles.
  • Execute these initiatives by gathering, organizing, and analyzing data using Logistics metrics, analysis tools, and key performance indicators.

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 and 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 understand the value of diversity and inclusion in every aspect of life and how it enables a team’s success. 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.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, or related field.
  • Maximum two years of previous working experience, before or after graduation.
  • Formal or informal experience in leadership roles.
  • Communicative team player with the ambition to develop both yourself and the business that you are working in.
  • Growth Mindset, Flexible, Positive attitude, Energetic, self-motivated
For specific questions about this position, please email VolvoNAOperationsGraduateProgram@volvo.com

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!

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Application Process


The journey begins! An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile by login in to your account. The hiring team will review your application together with the hiring manager. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with information about the following steps.