Volvo Group Co-op: Cycle Count (Spring 2017) in Hagerstown, Maryland

Assignment Length – 5 month assignment (1/9/2017 through 5/12/2017)

Purpose and Contents of the Role

• The co-op 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 co-op experience enables students to participate in professional activities for Volvo Group by working on important and innovative projects. Co-ops are structured learning experiences where interns and our full time professionals work together on projects within their selected organizations. The co-op assignments allow students to integrate knowledge and skills in manners that are mutually beneficial to the students and Volvo Group.

Responsibilities / Main tasks/

Job Description:

• Supporting the cycle count program by executing inventory counts based upon a fixed monthly schedule. The tasks will include the actual counting of inventory. Assist with root cause analysis of any deviations, and weekly/monthly reporting of progress.

• Lacked order monitoring

• Supermarket Audits

• Monthly shim auditing

Minimum Education Requirements:

• Applicants must be pursuing a degree at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the co-op.

• Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.


Cycle count support:

• Provide support for the financial requirements for cycle counting.

• Conduct on average 400 counts per month.

• Obtain a monthly count value of 4.5MUSD, Quarterly target of 15MUSD.

• Achieve a cycle count accuracy of 96%

• Perform monthly audits of shims – approximately 120 counts.

• Perform supermarket audits - target accuracy 98%

• Support material control with count verifications.

Personal Qualifications

• Customer Focus

• Technical Skills

• Peer Relationships

• Integrity and Trust

• Standing Alone

• Action Oriented

• Perseverance

IT applications

• Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, MMS, GMHS, GASS

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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.

With Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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