Volvo Group Co-op: Service Market Logistics - Programming Support (Spring 2019) in Elkridge, Maryland

Summary:

The co-op role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment, and to support/promote the student's career goals through contact with professionals in their field of study. The co-op experience enables students to participate in professional activities for Volvo Group Trucks by working on important and innovative projects. Co-ops are structured learning experiences where coops and our full time professionals work together on projects within their selected organization. The co-op allows students to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo Group Trucks.

Core Responsibilities:

The applicant will be tasked with developing and maintaining computer based tools using Visual Studio, Java and Microsoft Office products. These tools will automate current processes utilized within the logistics Group. The tools will be used by multiple users to track and document progress towards the completion of project tasks and requirements.

Minimum Education/Skills Required:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a BS Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering at an accredited school and must have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the co-op

  • Applicants must be doing well in school and on track to graduation

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Access, Excel, Project)

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE)

  • Strong Proficiency with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) & VB.NET

  • Good understanding of the Microsoft SharePoint framework

Required Competencies:

  • Good communication skills and able to work in a team environment

  • Ability to think and work independently; follow task to completion without direct oversight

  • Peer Relationships

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Perseverance

  • Proactive

About us

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.

Auto req ID

87090BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Maryland

City/Town

Elkridge

Employment/Assignment Type

Internship/Trainee/Co-op

Travel Required (Maximum)

Last application date

31-Oct-2018

Functional Area

Logistics

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran