Volvo Group Co-Op: Health & Safety (Fall 2018) in Macungie, Pennsylvania
Dedicated to quality, reliability, and total customer satisfaction, Mack Trucks, Inc. has provided its customers with innovative transportation solutions for more than a century. Mack Trucks, a member of The Volvo Group, is one of North America's largest producers of heavy-duty trucks. Part of Volvo’s Group Trucks Operations (GTO), the Macungie facility is one of 50 plants globally dedicated to the manufacturing of trucks. MACK® vehicles are sold and serviced in more than 45 countries worldwide. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations' public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation's roadways.
The purpose of this co-op is to allow the student to prepare for their future by applying what was learned during coursework (theory, skill development, professionalism) to the working world. Co-Ops will be provided extensive hands-on experience in the field of Safety and Environmental roles. The co-op will work on important and innovative projects alongside our experienced professionals.
Under direct supervision, performs basic and routine duties in a wide range of environmental, health and safety disciplines to achieve compliance with the HSE standards along with federal, state and local regulatory requirements
Assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of safety and health programs, systems and procedures within the ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 Management Systems
Assists in monitoring hazards that may be present in the work area
Works with others to investigate accidents, injuries and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace
Works with Ergonomics Team to develop and implement solutions to workplace ergonomic concerns
Participates in recommending improvement in processes, design, procedures and equipment to minimize hazards
Participates in employee training, emergency preparedness and assures the quality of programs
Assists in maintenance of training records, required inspections and data collection and input for environmental reporting
Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively
Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, pitching in to get the job done
Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments
Self-starter; works independently; takes initiative
Excellent computer skills; proficient in Excel, Power Point and Word
Ability to react to issues impacting production with a sense of urgency, promptly assessing the issue and developing a feasible action plan and following it through to successful completion
Thrives in a team-based environment
Minimum Education and Experience
Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Occupational Safety & Environmental Health or related field and remain fully enrolled in an ABET accredited 4 year college or university during the duration of the internship
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
Prefer a motivated Junior or Senior in good academic standing
Must have completed a minimum of 90 credit hours prior to the start of the internship.
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
Group Trucks Operations
Travel Required (Maximum)
Last application date
Health & Safety
Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran