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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER - Logistics
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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. 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. Many growth opportunities await for leaders who are willing to join our team on this challenging journey.
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We are the Heart. We develop and produce 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.
Volvo GTO, Powertrain Production Hagerstown now has a vacant position in the Logistics Engineering team:
We are looking for a highly engaged colleague with strong motivation that wants to join us and the Volvo Group to help achieve our vision of becoming the most desired, innovative and successful transport solution provider in the world.
Innovations within transport will reshape the cities of tomorrow. Automated driving, electromobility and connected vehicles will allow quieter, cleaner and safer mega-cities to grow and prosper. For us in the Volvo Group, technology means having the aspiration to move forward, constantly working together to continuously improve, fostering an environment for creative/innovative thinking and evolutionary/revolutionary problem solving - all in order to reach our vision!
As a Logistics Engineer in support of production areas, you will hold an important role in the Supply Chain and Assembly teams. You will report directly to the manager of Logistics Engineering and be part of a small team of nine Logistics Engineers. You will support the short and mid-term success of the function and the plant.
Main activities and responsibilities for these roles
- Reviewing production schedules, processes, specifications, and related information in order to design logistics processes that maximize efficiency and reduce waste.
- Provide engineering support by designing layouts, models, and assemblies along with detailed fabrication and installation drawings.
- Continuing the implementation of Volvo Production System (VPS), which means to implement standardized ways of working and to optimize flows to create synchronization with production processes.
- Gathering, organizing, and analyzing data using Logistics’ metrics, analysis tools and key performance indicators to prioritize and execute improvement opportunities.
Critical competencies and experience
We are looking for a team member with a strong drive to deliver who will be committed to the teamwork environment through being a resourceful team player. Experience with decision making and influencing ability is key in being able to drive the implementation and necessary changes. Excellent communication skills will ease both team and cross functional work for allowing trustworthy network building.
The ideal candidate for this position has a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, or another related major.
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, 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.
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