Intern: Manufacturing Engineering - Assembly (Summer 2024)

The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment, and to support/promote the student’s career goals through contact with professionals in their field of study. The experience enables students to participate in professional activities for both Volvo Construction Equipment, SHP and Volvo Group by working on important and innovative projects alongside our full-time professionals, allowing the student to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to them and the organization.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Complete various data entry and analysis tasks to provide information for the management team
  • Develop and update assembly processes (e.g., Manufacturing Check List, Quality Inspection, Work Instructions, etc.)
  • Drive special projects related to assembly improvements (e.g., Andon, Line Balancing, Reduction of Defects, Waste Elimination, etc.)
  • Participate in tooling development to improve our processes
  • Update and improve layout using CAD
  • Work actively to support our engineering group on continuous improvement tasks
  • Work directly with the IT department to replace and add new IT equipment for the assembly areas

Essential Knowledge and Experience:

  • The candidate will be enrolled and pursuing a degree in Engineering (e.g., Industrial, Mechanical, etc.) at an accredited university
  • The candidate will have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours prior to the start of the internship
  • The candidate will maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.75

Personal Competencies:

  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Peer Relationships
  • Perseverance
  • Standing Alone
  • Technical Skills

At the Volvo Group, we strive for a clear, transparent, and straightforward compensation approach, motivating you to contribute to the company’s growth. For all intern and co-op positions, the hourly range is set at $16.00 - $46.00. The hourly rate for these roles is determined by several factors including, but not limited to, geographic location, academic classification, and degree seeking area of study. In addition to these factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer.

We also offer the following benefits to interns and co-ops:

  • Housing assistance
  • Countless career opportunities / internal mobility across our global organization
  • Training and personal development

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. 

Volvo Construction Equipment is a global company driven by passion, curiosity and by our purpose: to build the world we want to live in. We believe that only through imagination and teamwork can we develop a world that is cleaner, smarter and more connected. Our company culture reflects this belief through the care and trust it places in our customers, employees and suppliers. People are at the heart of our business. It is through our strong network of talented, enquiring and innovative minds that we have been able to pave the way towards a more sustainable future. The global construction industry is our arena and our employees are our greatest assets.

We can only continue to stand out as industry leaders through the people driving us forwards. Come be a part of our team and help us build tomorrow.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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