Ready to shape the future of manufacturing & logistics?

Operations Graduate Program

A new era is here. Big data, automation and additive manufacturing will change the way we look at manufacturing completely. If you are up for the challenge of developing the next generation of production plants and want to be a part of the innovative world of Volvo Group, this is the graduate program for you!

Our positions for the 2024 Operations Graduate Program will be published during the fall: September: USA, October: Sweden, February: France & Belgium so keep an eye on the “Apply now” button below!

What we offer

During 15 intense and exciting months, our Operation Graduate Program will give you a holistic view of our operational and logistic activities, including both the local and global perspective. You will be working with the manufacturing technologies of tomorrow, building the products of the future – electric, connected and automated. In parallel, you will grow as a person, through individual and team development sessions.

You will have a permanent position from day one, with a manager and mentor to support you.  You will experience several local and international on the job-rotations and work on business critical projects developing your competencies for tomorrow. You will take a deep dive into some specific areas of our business such as manufacturing, health and safety, quality, and continuous improvements, while also learning about the end-to-end supply chain, aftermarket parts, and our remanufacturing operations In addition, you will gather with other program participants to take part in trainings and events designed to help you grow into your future career at the Volvo Group. We offer the opportunity for you to be part of our digital transformation, applying new technologies to connect and automate our processes. Together we work with AI, data science, machine learning, circular systems, virtual manufacturing and more to build our full electric or autonomous products.

How former graduates experienced their Volvo Group Graduate Program

At the end of each Graduate Program, we ask participants what they liked most about their experience. This is what they say - 

  1. A real job with an attractive salary and benefits
  2. Working on real business challenges and top-notch technologies
  3. Training, job rotations and mentoring to develop my technical and soft skills
  4. The feeling of being heard, trusted and appreciated by passionate colleagues
  5. A passport to explore the world and to work with people from 130 nationalities
  6. Insights in many roles, organizations and cultures to jump start my career
  7. A fantastic network of contacts preparing me for the future
  8. A chance to be part of projects that benefit society for real
  9. Countless opportunities to become who I want to be
  10. Serious fun and potentially friends for life!

Do you have what it takes?

To qualify for the Operations Graduate Program you will need:

  • A BSc or MSc in Engineering science, Computer science, Electrical engineering, Logistics or similar fields.
  • Maximum two years previous working experience prior to, or after graduation.
  • Solid English skills (some graduate positions will also acquire local language skills).
  • Some positions require a valid work permit for the country to which you apply.
  • To be a communicative team player with the ambition to develop both yourself and the business that you are working in.

My Graduate Career

"What happens after Volvo Group graduate program? Natalie."

Watch to the story of Natalie who is a key account manager with Volvo Group in North America. She started her journey in Volvo Group Graduate Programme five years ago and tells us how it got her career off to a great start. 

"What happens after Volvo Group graduate program? Kjenta."

Meet Kjenta, a first line manager in the Volvo Group factory in Belgium. She started her journey in 2019 in the Operations Graduate Programme. She talks about developing her leadership skills and her network and feeling cared for in her working environment.