Logistics Intern

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Job Posted Date: Mar 24, 2024

Locations: Rutherford, NJ, US, 07070

Company: Volvo Car Corporation

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?

 

Logistics Intern

Mahwah, NJ

 

What We Are Looking For:

The Parts Supply & Logistics team is looking a summer intern to support critical projects within the Parts Supply & Logistics department.

 

Parts Supply & Logistics is responsible for accessories and spare parts availability for Volvo Cars markets globally. The responsibility includes the entire material flow from supplier to customer. We enable the Volvo Cars purpose of providing Freedom to Move in a personal, sustainable and safe way by doing our part to ensure that customers in need of maintenance or repair of their vehicles get the best possible customer experience. We manage five total distribution centers in the United States as well as one in Canada.  We work with our partners in Sweden to manage transportation from suppliers from all over globe into our distribution centers and then outbound to our retailers across the US and Canada.  In addition, we work to optimize inventory levels across our network in support of having the part in the right place to the best extent possible.

 

A day in the life:

  • Work with our Distribution Centers on process documentation and standardization
  • Support with onboarding of local suppliers
  • Optimize departmental reporting
  • Support departmental distribution network projects
  • Collaborate with project team members and stakeholders


What you will bring to Volvo:

  • A go-getter attitude and a desire to learn
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience working with teams
  • Strong analytical skills – ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and make recommendations
  • Pursuing a degree in Supply Chain or Industrial Engineering


You might also:

  • Experience with Power BI
  • Experience working in a distribution center environment

 

 

What will the intern gain from their internship:

  • Working on critical network projects that will reshape the Volvo spare parts distribution network
  • Real world experience with supply chain challenges and suppliers
  • Distribution center operations experience
  • Collaborate with multiple areas within the department and project stakeholders

 

Overview of projects:  We have a lot of large projects going at PS&L at the moment.  This includes launching a new DC in TX, onboarding suppliers for the new EX90, introducing new warehouse technology, and the establishment of a new Central Distribution Center.  We are looking for someone to get involved to support these projects.  We want someone interested in logistics and project management and someone who wants to spend time observing and learning about our warehouse operations.

 

 

Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 


Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.


Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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