Are you up for the challenge of bringing the Volvo Trucks New River Valley plant to the next generation of Powered Industrial Equipment! As the Fleet Manager, you will have the responsibility for providing the plant with all its powered equipment needs. With 250+ unique pieces of equipment, you will be able to make a large impact on the performance of the operation. With a focus on keeping our employees safe, delivering lean and efficient process while reducing our carbon footprint, and keeping cost down.
This is a key role at the plant impacting the whole business, which will provide you daily opportunities to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization. You will keep abreast of the latest technology changes to secure the most efficient and safe processes. You will coordinate with and support the in-house maintenance department as it relates to all fleet equipment.
The New River Valley (NRV)-Plant located in Southwest Virginia is the largest plant in the Volvo Group, comprising of 2 million square feet under roof, on 566 acres with 3000+ employees working on site. This plant is the sole factory producing the Volvo Truck brand in North America and serves as the painted part supplier for our sister Mack truck plant in Pennsylvania. We work actively within the Volvo Global Network to benchmark and share best practices. Major investments are being allocated to this site for plant upgrades to be able to support increasing demand for the product and the new technologies in product and process that are leading the industry. This operation has a very bright future!
This is us, your new team
We are a diverse group of Logistics managers, project managers, analysts, and engineers, collaborating to make improvements to the New River Valley Plant Operations. We are part of a global team of logistics professionals across the Volvo Group, leveraging the best ideas and proven solutions. We collaborate and encourage each other, while striving for continuous improvement.
We are at the beginning of one of the biggest transformations for this plant, working to improve our systems, processes, and tooling, all to improve plant performance, customer excellence, and assuring a future for Volvo and our families. We are proud to work for Volvo Group Trucks, producing a product that is at the forefront of new technologies, pushing the boundaries of what it means to be Green.
Do you want to be part of improving the Logistics solutions that are supporting the production line at the New River Valley factory for one of the world's best-selling trucks? With us, you can make a difference and turn your ideas into a reality!
Join us on this exciting journey!
Who are you?
You hold a bachelor’s degree in business or engineering, with at least 5 years of experience operating / managing fleet operations. You are comfortable presenting to all levels of an organization. You are good at communicating and like to build relationships with different types of people and leverage the benefits of teamwork. You bring great data management, capable of creating financial business cases and budget management. You have excellent computer proficiency at a detailed level (MS Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and you are capable of manipulating data to tell a story. You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, with several tasks in progress at the same time requiring quick action, while being able to plan and manage your time towards mid- and longer-term projects. You are mechanically inclined and are knowledgeable about Powered Industrial Equipment.
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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