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Engineering Intern

Engineering Intern

| Operations Volvo Truck

UK | Hybrid | Warwick

Travel: Some

12 months placement (June 2022 – July 2023)

37.5 h Mon-Fri

£18,600

Reporting to: Head of Product Management

Basic Requirements

  • Studying for a Mechanical Engineering degree or related degree.

  • 2 years completed – placement between 2nd & 3rd study years.

  • Academic grades on track for a first or 2:1 on their chosen studies

About the Job

You will be part of the Volvo Trucks Operations department, based in Warwick. Volvo Trucks is a world-leading truck manufacturer, committed to drive progress and shape the future landscape of sustainable transports. We are a close and supportive team that works hard to provide total transport solutions in the medium to heavy-duty segment and offer support to customers in more than 130 countries. As an intern, your role would be to support the team and gain insight from a variety of experts while working on projects within the field.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Management of the Internship Projects as stated below.

  • General assistance to other members of the team as required

  • Supporting the Truck product support specialist with new customer specifications

  • Review the offer to align with the sales teams.

  • Assist with the development of training materials for the Volvo Trucks sales academy.

  • Represent and support Volvo Trucks at trade shows and customer events if required

  • Any other duties that may be reasonably requested by your manager

In accordance with Volvo Group UK standards of health, safety, quality and environmental care and the Volvo values of customer success, performance, change, passion, and trust.

Volvo supports diversity in all forms and roles.

PROJECT

To support the product team, you will take part in the day to day of team operations and offer review of some of the working methods listed below.

The projects you may undertake:

  • Analysing the Volvo Sales support tool (VSS)

  • Developing the process and documenting the way of working – for reference and sales training.

  • Reviewing the interaction of the Volvo sales tools

  • Weight Information System (WIS), Performance (PERF), Total Cost or Ownership (TCO) and Electric Route System.

  • As well as gaining an understanding of:

  • The truck product offer and legislation and how these impact on the systems used by the sales team.

  • How the truck market is made up and how the truck is adapted – into the discrete sectors: long haul, distribution and construction.

Required Competencies

  • Communication – Advanced

  • Presentation skills – Advanced

  • Multitasking skills – Advanced

  • Computer literacy – Advanced

  • Office 365 – Average

  • Written & Spoken English – Proficient

Other Requirements

  • Current driving license (beneficial)

QUALITIES / CHARACTERISTICS / TRAITS

  • Team player

  • Willing to learn, develop & contribute quickly

  • Vocal and proactive in giving and receiving feedback

  • Strong analytical skills

  • High attention to detail

  • Independent

  • Has an interest in the automotive industry

  • Energetic

  • Able to work well under pressure & meet stringent deadlines

  • Able to communicate at all levels in the group


    If you are interested in this position please click apply.

    Should we receive a high volume of applications we may close the vacancy therefore we recommend you apply early.

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. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

The Volvo Trucks brand has been built up over decades and enjoys a solid position worldwide. It is one of the world’s best known and respected brands within the commercial vehicle industry. It is associated with the core values quality, safety and environmental care. With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. Together we move the world we want to live in and help our customers keep their promises.

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