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Packaging Engineer Volvo Trucks – temporary assignment

Introduction

Ever since we have introduced the factory in Ghent in 1975, we have been working on producing trucks with an eye for safety, quality and environmental friendliness. We keep an eye on our production process, as well as our logistics process. Therefore, we cherish Lean Manufacturing as a progressive vison and as a way to uphold efficiency and quality globally. Together we work on continuous improvement of our processes, our systems, our products and our way of working. By doing so we aim to become world leader in the market and the ultimate favorite of our clients.

This is us, your new colleagues

The Supply chain, local plant set-ups and the trucks we are building are ever changing. In order to remain world class within our field we are now in need of a Logistics Engineer Packaging in Ghent (part of GTO, Group Truck Operations). We are a regional network of engineers spread out over the different production plants in GTO Europe and Brazil Manufacturing who are passionate about Supply Chain and Packaging. We support local, regional and global organizations when it comes to the packaging used for all parts used within our scope.

Do you just love to ...

You will be the driving force for end-to-end supply chain set-ups by defining the right packing configuration from the pick up at the supplier up to the point of use in the Truck Assembly plants in Gent (BE), Tuve (SE), Bourg En Bresse (FR), Kaluga (RU) and Curitiba (BR).
To be successful you will need to consider many variables such as safety, ergonomics, quality and efficiency for each plant while not losing sight of the bigger picture.

Your main tasks will be:
• Continuous improvement on the packaging of serial parts
• Packaging studies for new parts
• Negotiate solutions with internal and external stakeholders
• Maintain and update packaging instructions in our master system
• Contribute to process, tools and packaging design
• Represent the packaging department in the Ghent plant

Are you the one?

We believe that the best performance comes from having fun, together. That is why we put great value into your interaction and communication skills. It is also important that you are able to plan and structure your daily work efficiently.
We also believe you have the following with you:

• Understanding of supply chain logistics
• Speak English fluently
• Perseverance
• Data analysis skills
• Good at building remote networks
• Relevant education or working experience
• Experience in working with continuous improvements and lean manufacturing

This is a temporary assignment of approximately 6 months.

Are we a perfect match?

This is a chance to work in an international environment where you can develop your knowledge about different cultures, countries and personalities. Our offer means a chance to grow a network around the globe and great opportunities for career development.

Next to that we offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours and broad range of fringe benefits

Let's do this!

Are you ready to take the driver seat of developing the most efficient packaging solutions for our supply chain?
Then come join us – we are waiting for you!

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. 

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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