Intern: Quality Engineer (Summer 2021) in Hagerstown at Volvo Group

Date Posted: 2/21/2021

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Job Description

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.

Position Description
We are currently looking for a student to work with our Quality Assembly team as Quality Engineer intern (for Engine, Transmission, Axles and E-Mobility). 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 Quality Assembly team within GTO, the student will have the opportunity to work directly with the engineers and technicians focusing on line quality improvements. 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 Assembly Quality Manager.

Position Responsibilities
  • The intern’s main responsibility is to support the Quality Assembly team at Hagerstown.
  • Proactively support in quality tools and methods (FMEA, Control Plan, Process capability, Torque and Process Audits, Quality Gates, Poka-Yoke and others).
  • Interact with factory floor personnel and Quality team on Problem Solving.
  • Data Analysis, reports and follow-up.
  • Apply the VPS (Volvo Production System) principles and tools.
  • Participate in functional meetings.
  • Participate or lead Kaizen relate to the quality department.
  • Knowledge of Root Cause Analysis, Problem Solving and Lean Manufacturing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of standard measurement tools/equipment such as wrenches, screwdrivers is a plus.
Critical Competencies
  • Attention to Detail: Provide accurate data and reports that are pertinent to the team’s tasks.
  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes.
  • Communication: Listen effectively, transmit information accurately and understandably, and actively seek feedback from experienced engineers, project manager, etc.
  • Dependability/Reliability: Follow through on commitments, timely delivery on projects, assigned tasks, etc.
  • Flexibility: Willing to perform a wide range of tasks, positive responds to changes in direction and priorities, and acceptance of new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.
Internship Education and Program Requirements:
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled and pursuing a Mechanical or Industrial Engineering degree 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.
Personal Competencies
  • Customer Focus
  • Technical Skills
  • Peer Relationships
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Standing Alone
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance
The applicant must be able to use the following programs
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Power BI, SharePoint, Minitab, CreoView
  • Able to learn and adapt quickly to new software