Volvo Group Intern: Pricing (Spring 2019) in Greensboro, North Carolina
The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment and to support/promote the students’ career goals through contacts with professionals in their fields of study. The internship experience enables students to participate in professional activities for Mack Pricing by working on important and innovative projects. Internships are structured learning experiences where interns and our full time professionals work together on projects within their selected organizations. These assignments allow students to integrate knowledge and skills in manners that are mutually beneficial to the students and Volvo Group.
Purpose of Internship
Develop and implement part pricing strategies for key portfolio segments influenced by a part’s life cycle, competition, warranty, and value driven attributes for all Volvo/Mack, US and Canadian product offerings.
Create and improve attribute, life cycle, competitive, and reputation price methods that will increase sales and profitability for Volvo/Mack parts
Collaborate with Engineering and Operations teams for alignment, integrity, and collection of part attributes
Apply statistical strategies that communicate pricing value and strengthen price perception
Align price method segmentation with local and International Pricing, Marketing, and Sales teams
Research and apply price points for reputation parts to determine market leaders and best alternatives
Create and analyze financial impacts from proposed pricing methods and give recommendations to influence Senior Management and drive business value
Optimize and implement parts price segmentation strategy with competition and customer value perception inputs. Set guidelines and rules for implementation and continuous use
Essential Skills and Required Experience
Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Business, Statistics, Finance, Economics, or Math (MBA Preferred) at an accredited school and have more then 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
Willingness to develop a project and collaborate with stakeholders inside the organization
Desire to develop into a strong technical leader
Passion for using analytics in problem solving
Record of building and maintaining strong working relationships
Strong business and financial understanding
Strong presentation Skills
Strong communication skills
Interest in truck industry
Strong Excel and Access skills
Experience using SQL to analyze big data sets a plus
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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.
Founded in 1900, Mack Trucks - recognized around the world as “The American Truck You Can Count On” – to builds durable and reliable, application-driven vehicles that get the job done. An iconic brand, Mack embodies the American spirit: pioneering, hard-working, authentic and ambitious. With Mack Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran