Assembly Engineers

VolvoDublin, VA

3 months ago


Job Title

Intern: Logistics Engineer Main Assembly (Spring 2024)

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

The purpose of this position is to assist the main assembly logistics engineering department with assignments specific to logistics processes. The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a manufacturing environment, and to support/promote the graduate's career goals through interaction with logistics & manufacturing engineering professionals. Interns participate in professional activities for the Volvo New River Valley Plant by working on practical, innovative, and important projects. This Internship provides structured learning experiences where interns and our logistics engineering professionals work together on projects within their selected organization. The internship allows student to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo New River Valley Plant.


At the Volvo Group, we strive for a clear, transparent, and straightforward compensation approach, motivating you to contribute to the company's growth. For all intern and co-op positions, the hourly range is set at $16.00 - $46.00. The hourly rate for these roles is determined by several factors including, but not limited to, geographic location, academic classification, and degree seeking area of study. In addition to these factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as part of any final offer.


  • Review current logistics labor standards identify and present ways to improve labor utilization, eliminating waste or non-value added work.
  • Assist with developing and updating logistics standardized work within logistics to improve control over processes, ensuring material availability and data accuracy, and recommend improvements.
  • Perform time studies on the shop floor using stopwatch and video.
  • Learn and apply lean manufacturing principals within main assembly.
  • The student needs to have intermediate Microsoft Excel skills for data analysis and creating graphs.
  • The student will need to create Microsoft PowerPoint presentations for communicating work done throughout the semester and reporting on new project ideas.


  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on.
  • Communication: listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively.
  • 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 a higher standard; pitching in to get the job done.
  • Strong writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Minimum Education and Experience: Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in industrial and systems engineering or mechanical engineering at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship.
  • Student should have a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Personal Qualifications: Customer Focus, Technical Skills, Peer Relationships, Integrity and Trust, Standing Alone, Action Oriented, Perseverance, Time Management, Availability for light travel.

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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Dublin, VA | $3,010/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,125

  • Miscellaneous$900

  • Food$454

  • Utilities$267

  • Transportation$264


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