Volvo Group Co-op: Systems Engineering (Spring 2017) in Hagerstown, Maryland

Assignment Length – 5 month assignment (1/9/2017 through 5/12/2017)

Purpose and Contents of the Role

• The co-op role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment and to support/promote the students’ career goals through contacts with professionals in their fields of study. The co-op experience enables students to participate in professional activities for Volvo Group by working on important and innovative projects. Co-ops are structured learning experiences where interns and our full time professionals work together on projects within their selected organizations. The co-ops allow students to integrate knowledge and skills in manners that are mutually beneficial to the students and Volvo Group.

Responsibilities / Main tasks/Targets

• Advanced Engineering

Main co-op goal will be to support Paperless Factory Project. Support all advanced engineering initiatives and investigations to align with global technology roadmap.

• Volvo Kiosk

Design/Implement updates for kiosk system to be utilized in all production/ office areas and tour ambassadors.

• P3151 Project Support

Planning/Implementation of TnT in Camshaft area and planning for new station installation to support product introductions.

• Kaizen Support

Derive process improvements from a systems standpoint, implement a minimum of 20 Kaizens.

Minimum Education Requirements:

• Applicants must be pursuing a/an Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Engineering degree at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship/co-op.

• Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

Personal Qualifications

• Customer Focus

• Technical Skills

• Peer Relationships

• Integrity and Trust

• Standing Alone

• Action Oriented

• Perseverance

• Communication

IT applications

• Microsoft Office Suite

All office packages including Microsoft Access

• Photoshop CS6

• Development Platform

Visual Studio

Adobe Dreamweaver

Notepad + Visual Basic

• Sharepoint

• Sharepoint Designer

About us

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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.

With Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Travel Required (Maximum)

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Manufacturing Engineering