Co-op - Safety and Health (Spring 2019)


Temporary, Internship
Volvo Group Trucks Operations (GTO) is the truck industrial entity within the Volvo Group responsible for Truck manufacturing, including Cab & Vehicle Assembly, Powertrain Production, Logistics Services, Parts Distribution and Remanufacturing. Hagerstown’s group function is Powertrain Production. Powertrain production is one of the world's largest manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engines for commercial vehicles. Powertrain production provides diesel engines and transmission systems to the Volvo Group Business Areas.

We are currently looking for a student to work with the sites Transmission Line Manufacturing Engineer. The student should be prepared to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment; gaining experience and knowledge in various aspects of engineering. As a valued member of the WPO Team within GTO, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with the Focused Area Owner across all product lines (Engines, Transmission & Axles). GTO’s goal is to contribute to the student’s development, as well as providing an opportunity for the student to work in a business environment within the manufacturing industry. This position will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager for Transmission and Axle Assembly.

Position Responsibilities
  • Support 5s events
  • Spaghetti Diagrams
  • Problem Solving
  • Man vs Machine studies
  • Kaizen generations
  • 3D Cad/3D printer prototype development
  • Yamazumi Boards
  • Time motion
  • Various other Classical IE / Lean Manufacturing activities
  • Root cause analysis
Critical Competencies
  • Attention to Detail: Provide accurate data and reports that are pertinent to the team’s tasks
  • Teamwork: 75% of the work performed will be team based. Collaboration with other is a key element to possess
  • Communication: Must be a good listener and be able to take direction well
  • Dependability/Reliability: Able to manage various tasks within the needed completion times
  • Flexibility: Willing to step outside of your comfort zone and work with different team members on a daily basis
Internship Education and Program Requirements
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in (Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering) at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Valid US Work authorization
Personal Competencies
  • Customer Focus
  • Technical Skills
  • Peer Relationships
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Standing Alone
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance