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Intern: Logistics Engineering (Spring 2019)

Summary
The purpose of this internship position is to support the Logistics Engineering department in defining, maintaining and improving logistics processes.
The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in an industrial environment, and to support/promote the graduate's career goals through interaction with logistics professionals. Interns participate in professional activities for Volvo New River Valley Plant by working on practical, innovative and important projects. This Internship provides structured learning experiences where interns and our logistics professionals work together on projects within their selected organization. The internship allows students to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo New River Valley Plant.
Duration
Assignment will begin on August 13th, 2018 and continue through December 14th, 2018 working up to 30 hours/week.
Core Responsibilities
Hands-on, stand-alone and creative assignments to support strategic logistic objectives, mainly in the areas of:
Packaging definition and supplier compliance
Logistics process definition, standardization and improvement
Logistics data gathering, interpretation and analysis
Learn the processes and ways of working of the Logistics Engineering Department
Active participation in Logistics Engineering department
Essential Skills & Experience
Analytical and Affinity for Processes: Structured and systematic approach of assignments
Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments
Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to promote to a higher standard; pitching in to get the job done
Minimum Education and Experience
Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Business, Engineering or similar field of study, at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship
Student should have a minimum GPA of 3.0
Personal Qualifications
Technical Skills
Standing Alone
Action Oriented
Creative
Perseverance


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