Operations Graduate Program – Trainee Order & Distribution

Are you a self-motivated graduate who would enjoy working in a global context? This is the opportunity to drive process development and improvements focusing on dealer and customer value through Supply Chain Excellence. Do you believe in the connected, sustainable and E2E orchestrated Supply Chain? Do you get energy working with the big picture and enjoy collaboration with everyone no matter which function, region or brand they belong to in order to make the best processes? If you are up for the challenge of developing the next generation of supply chains and production plants and want to be a part of the innovative world of Volvo Group, this is the graduate program for you!
During 15 intense and exciting months, the program will give you a holistic view about the end to end supply chain, aftermarket parts, the manufacturing operation and our remanufacturing operations. You will get to know our different brands and their dealer structures, plants and learn about our logistics organizations and activities. You will take a deep dive into some specific areas of our business such as supply chains, manufacturing, health and safety, quality, and continuous improvements.
In parallel, you will grow as a person, through individual and team development sessions. You will have a permanent position from day one, with a manager and mentor to support you. You will experience several “on-the-job” rotations and have the opportunity to work on real project assignments. In addition, you will join a number of learning modules where you get together with other program participants to take part in trainings and events designed to help you grow into your future career at the Volvo Group.
Imagine yourself working in a truly global environment for a company that really believes that people are its driving force, fostering a culture of trust, passion and true customer focus. This program will offer you possibilities to gain insights in our organization and present new career paths.
Are you looking for the ultimate challenge and have the talent to move things forward?
Position – Trainee Order & Distribution, Operations Excellence
Our organization:
Service Market Logistics (SML) is part of Group Trucks Operations. Every day, we are delivering world class operational excellence for our customers, based on smart logistics solutions. Our job is to develop, manage and optimize the Service Market supply chain for all Volvo Group brands and Joint Ventures.
Operations Excellence (OE) is a function within SML is responsible to lead the strategic work, innovation and change agenda. We develop todays and future way of working and secure Value Chain excellence through global principles, standards and best practices across the different regions in the SML organization.
This is us, your new team:
The Order & Distribution department is one part of Operations Excellence and we set the direction and lead SML into the future capturing performance trends, industry benchmarks and new innovations. We drive development of global processes and principles focusing Order to Delivery, Returns including the Transport area and Dealer Support. We are a dedicated and curious team with a holistic view, extensive Supply Chain experience that takes pride in identifying opportunities for improvements, driving change and simplifying for our Customers and Dealers.
Main activities and responsibilities:
As a Trainee Order & Distribution, Operations Excellence you will support the Director Order & Distribution and Excellence Leaders with process development work. You will lead smaller or take part of bigger E2E with problem solving activities focusing on Order to Delivery, Returns and Dealer Support with the objective to improve these Value Chains with emphasis on Customers and Dealers. In this role you collaborate cross functionally within SML both with global functions and regional operations as well as Business areas and Dealers. In your improvement work you will use the Volvo Production System that is our Lean framework in the Volvo Group. We always strive for developing best in class processes and to build knowledge about industry standards and benchmark, for this reason in this role you will capture external insight and perform benchmarks activities. Supply Chain Visibility and Process Automation are high on our agenda and therefore identifying and exploring various technologies and digitalization opportunities is also part of your tasks.
Who are you?
You are curious, have an innovative mindset and are very communicative, who enjoy working with other people also in a global context. To be successful you need to have a drive to identify improvement opportunities, deliver and to take initiatives to develop processes and principles. You have courage and integrity and a challenging mindset. For you it is important with self-development and to gather a holistic view.
Overall requirements for the role:
  • M.Sc. within Supply chain/Operational/ Industrial/ Quality management
  • Valid work-permit for applied country if not citizen
  • Solid English and Swedish skills. Additional languages are given merit
  • Maximum of two years previous work-experience prior to or after graduation
  • Experience from service market or other supply chain areas
  • Experience form service innovation is a merit
  • Skills in analytics and process automation is a merit
  • Understanding of Process Management and Lean principles

Gothenburg, Sweden
For further information, please contact:
Manager: Carina Swahn, carina.swahn@volvo.com +46 739026317
Please note that applications by e-mail will not be accepted. Personal interviews will be conducted on April 2, 2020. Read more about the Graduate Program at our career site: https://www.volvogroup.com/en-en/careers/graduate-programs.html

Over ons

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 and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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