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Intern: Quality (Spring 2022)

We are currently looking for a student to work with our Byhalia, MS Distribution Center as an Intern. This position is located in the Memphis Metropolitan area. The student should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects quality as it relates to suppliers and operations.
The purpose of this internship is to allow the student/intern to prepare for their future by applying what was learned during coursework (theory, skill development, professionalism) to the working world. Interns will be provided extensive hands-on experience in their field of study. The intern will work on important and innovative projects alongside our experienced staff and engineers.
Core Responsibilities:
  • Quality Dept. Tracking/Reporting/Metrics
  • Updating and maintaining Quality Management System to comply with current ISO Standard
  • Interfaces with plant personnel to accomplish quality and production goals
  • Assisting with integrating Quality Management System into a global Operational Management System
  • Supports, participates, and measures quality-in-station practices throughout specified assembly areas
  • Participates in root cause analysis of quality defects and employs problem solving skills in working towards resolution
  • Assisting Quality team with a variety of projects at the discretion of supervisor

Critical Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively
  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, pitching in to get the job done
  • Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments
  • Self-starter; works independently; takes initiative.
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient in Excel, Power Point and Word
  • Ability to react to issues impacting production with a sense of urgency, promptly assessing the issue and developing a feasible action plan and following it through to successful completion
  • Thrives in a team-based environment

Minimum Education and Experience:
  • Must be currently pursuing a degree and remain fully enrolled in program during the duration 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.
  • Preferred Degrees- Quality Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
  • Prefer a motivated Junior or Senior in good academic standing.

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 - Volvo, Volvo Penta, UD Trucks, Terex Trucks, SDLG, Renault Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, Mack, Eicher, Dongfeng Trucks and Arquus.


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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