Internship / Thesis research: Manufacturing Engineer


Volvo Group has been the first truck company launching the electric trucks in continuing to produce the diesel trucks in the same plants.
In a Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement mindset, Volvo Group Operation is constantly optimizing assembly processes and fastening tools.

Your ideal internship / thesis research

We are looking for a student to work with our production teams to prepare the upcoming change of the tightening torques for chassis bolts.
The objective of this project being to assess the impacts of this change, especially in regards with reliability, ergonomics and costs.

Your mission :
  • you will be in charge of delivering a comprehensive mapping of each tightening stations and evaluate the risk of the torque change, supported by screw joint experts and engineering teams.
  • In the role of ‘learning Manufacturing Engineer’, you will be in charge of delivering a comprehensive mapping of each tightening stations and evaluate the risk of the torque change, supported by screw joint experts and engineering teams.
Are we 'the perfect match'?
  • Trained as a mechanical engineer and interested in various technical fields (manufacturing technology, metallurgy, surface treatment, finite element calculations, virtual reality, robotics, …
  • Open and flexible mind-set
  • Comfortable with cross-functional work and multi-cultural teams.
  • You are a teamplayer!
  • Fluent in English and ideally familiar with French.
  • Accuracy is your greatest asset.
  • You are hands-on.
Almost convinced?

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This is your moment to shine!

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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s manufacturing of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks, as well as engines and transmissions. We also orchestrate the spare parts distribution for Volvo Group’s customers globally and design, operate and optimize logistics and supply chains for all brands. We count 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, where continuous improvement is the foundation. As our planet is facing great challenges, we - one of the largest industrial organizations in the world - stand at the forefront of innovation. We are ready to rise to the challenge. Would you like to join us?

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