Intern: Continuous Improvement (Summer 2020)

Service Market Logistics North America is part of Volvo Group Trucks Operations (GTO) and has approximately 1000 employees in more than 20 locations within the region. Our job is to design, handle, and optimize the supply chain for all Volvo Group brands. The scope for Service Market Logistics (SML) includes making sure material is delivered to the production facilities, packaging is available, vehicles are distributed to the dealers, and that management of material, warehouses and distribution ensures the availability of parts everywhere in the world. We make sure all logistics services are delivered with world class operational excellence.
Internship with Volvo Group – your ticket to a world of opportunities
This internship program gives you an incredible opportunity to gain real world experience in the supply chain, logistics and transport industry, and kick start your career through networking and professional development. You will be working with the Business Control team within Volvo Group-Service Market Logistics, located in Greensboro, NC. You will have the opportunity to gain a holistic understanding of the parts logistics business and support the Business Control team’s initiative to achieve cost savings in the organization through continuous improvement.
Position Responsibilities
  • Identify continuous improvement (CI) opportunities within the organization by working collaboratively with all functional areas that span the order to delivery process
  • Seek & Extract data from available systems to clearly define the CI opportunities
  • Analyze the data to improve the actionability of the information.
  • Setup effective communication channels towards all key stakeholders in the organization using PowerBI
  • Support the Business Control team’s CI journey through process documentation, streamlining of reports etc.
Critical Competencies
  • Lean and related continuous improvement concepts
  • Analytical thinking
  • Proficient in PowerBI/R/Tableau/Python
  • Basic accounting knowledge
Educational Requirements
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a in industrial engineering, business administration or computer science degree at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship.
  • Summer Interns are required to work 40 hours or less per week.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
Personal Competencies
  • Drive for continuous improvement through proactive self-initiatives and/or teamwork
  • Communication skills – ability to present information effectively and trigger actions by the stakeholders
  • Well-developed interpersonal and networking skills
  • Flexibility – Willing to learn on the fly, perform a wide range of tasks, responds positively to changes in priorities, direction and new challenges in a fast paced environment
  • Perseverance

Om oss

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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