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Intern: GTO Supply Chain Optimization Prod. Logistics (Spring 2020)

at Volvo Group Global

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3W0216525FK819M3TN
Categories: Summer Jobs

Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Greensboro
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/6/2019
Position Description
The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment, and to support/promote their career goals through contact with professionals in their field of study. The internship experience enables students to participate in professional activities for Volvo Group Trucks Production Logistics through working on important and innovative projects that build experience in project and supply chain management, finance, carrier quality and internal customer interaction. Soft skills, high energy and a positive mindset are key assets for succeeding in this position, across a diverse, multicultural team.

Responsibilities
  • Manage activities related to carriers and suppliers compliance
  • Utilize data analytics to support customers and production plants new transport lanes support
  • Support the Logistics Engineers and Data Management Specialists in their day-to-day activities
  • Support Continuous Improvement Activities
  • Analyze key components of the supply chain (carriers, transport set-ups, spend, etc.)
  • Participate in supplier / customer and internal team meetings
Internships are offered in each of the following Supply Chain Optimization Departments
  • Data Management
  • Logistics Engineering
Educational Requirements
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree (All fields are welcome to apply, different perspectives are essential for success.) The degree must be at an accredited school and the applicant must have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Spring Interns are required work less than 30 hours per week and must be enrolled as full-time student.
Skills needed to be successful in this role
  • Curiosity
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Negotiation
  • Analytical skills
  • Business case development
  • Project management
Soft Skills
  • Relationship skills (interpersonal/relationship)
  • Communication/professionalism
  • Self-motivated, taking initiative
  • Team interaction
  • Problem solving
Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access

Imagine yourself working with some of the sharpest and most creative brains in the transport and infrastructure industry, developing cutting-edge technologies and sustainable transport solutions that will change the future of society. Imagine yourself working in a company that really believes that people are its driving force, fostering a culture of energy, passion and respect for the individual.

Imagine yourself working for the Volvo Group, a global leader in sustainable transport solutions which employs about 110,000 employees, has production in 19 countries and sales in about 190 countries. A place where your voice is heard and your ideas matter.

We believe that a work climate characterized by respect for the individual, challenging career opportunities and a healthy workplace, support personal development and make your work stimulating. We believe that diversity and inclusion increase your engagement, generate innovation and business development – and make the Volvo Group a more interesting place to work. We believe that every employee has the capability and the determination to improve our business operations, and the desire to develop professionally. And we believe that responsible business, including environmental aspects, business ethics, human rights and social issues, is our way of doing business.

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