Volvo Group Operations Graduate Program
If you are up for the challenge of developing the next generation of production plants or distribution centers and want to be a part of the innovative world of Volvo Group, this is the graduate program for you!
During 15 intense and exciting months, the program will give you a holistic view of the Volvo Group’s global truck manufacturing organization. You will get to know our different brands and their plants and learn about our logistics organizations and activities. You will take a deep dive into some specific areas of our business such as manufacturing, health and safety, quality, and continuous improvements, while also learning about the end-to-end supply chain, aftermarket parts, and our remanufacturing operations. You will be part of the transformation in our industry, working with new technologies and building the competencies for tomorrow.
You will grow your interpersonal skills through individual and team development sessions. You will have a permanent position, with a manager and mentor to support you. You will have the opportunity for several “on-the-job” rotations and experience working on project assignments. In addition, you will join several learning modules where you get together with other program participants to take part in training and events designed to help you grow into your future career at the Volvo Group.
We are one of the best transmission factories in the world and we produce some of the best transmissions on the market. The production plant in Köping is the Center of Excellence within the area of transmission solutions and today we are 1500 employees. Within Volvo GTO in Köping, team spirit and collaboration are essential for success. We believe strongly that team play comes with the journey of working proactively with our long-term determination in industrializing future technologies whilst standing shoulder to shoulder in facing the pulse of our daily operations. Within our journey, we enjoy having fun together while building a culture of customer success, trust, passion, change, and performance.
This is us, your new team:
We are now looking to strengthening our Digitalization & IT unit with a Data Analyst. The unit's main commitment is to support the organization within the competence area. The unit’s purpose is to both safeguard the more “traditional” IT deliveries as well as to be the experts towards full utilization of the VSF concept (Volvo Smart Factory) initiated in Köping. The Digital & IT team has a very strong collaboration with our Industrial Engineering unit and will also have a coaching relation all over the factory. We are looking for an ambitious and creative new talent who is eager to take part in the next steps presented in the context of data analysis and other areas of big data management.
As a Data Analyst, you will be given the opportunity to grow within the area of Digitalization & IT, focusing on information management and data analysis. You will become a key person in our organization, as you will collaborate with several functions within the Volvo Group on many different levels. The role will give you the opportunity to develop your competencies within the area of data analysis and you will play a crucial role on our journey towards Industry 4.0. Also, you will be able to get a clear and deep understanding of the business, its processes, and the needs associated with your competence area. You will report directly to the director of Digitalization & IT and you will be located at our plant in Köping.
The ambition for this role is to be a link between Digitalization & IT and Industrial Engineering, Maintenance, Production and other parts of the organization, leading and coordinating projects in the information/data management area, coaching all related organizational units with guidance in the field of Big Data and Advanced Analytics. Your responsibilities will be to:
Develop the area of Big Data by, e.g.
Identify valuable data sources
Create predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
Propose solutions and strategies to reach business goals
Create ways to visualize data based on business needs
Review, advise and communicate around information/data management processes and flows
Understand the complete analytics chain from storing, structuring, modeling, to visualizing and translating data into actionable insights
Understanding and managing different tools and systems needed for the process
Collaborate cross-functionally with different teams within and outside the plant, on all levels
Identify needs and proposes solutions in terms of analytics processes, methods, and tools
Participate in, or manage, projects related to your area of expertise
Who are you?
This role will be essential for the future growth of Digitalization & IT in Köping. It is therefore crucial that you are passionate about understanding our business and eager to learn all about it. This is a new role within our organization in Köping, therefore you will have a great chance to influence the future of our factory within your field and your role. It is important that you have the curiosity to “connect the dots”, are willing to identify what needs to be done and make priorities for you and your team. A solid customer focus is needed with a service-oriented approach. You will be instrumental in the process of translating data into business insights and this requires a high level of analytical skills. Other qualities that we value are a structured way of working, a quality mindset, communicational skills as well as solid presentation skills.
B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer science, Data Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
Previous experience from manufacturing/production is meritorious
Strong mathematical skills, analytical and problem-solving skills
Proficient English and Swedish skills are required.
Maximum of two years previous work-experience prior to or after graduation.
Valid work permit for applied country if not a citizen.
Experience in data mining is meritorious
Knowledge from one or several; R, SQL, Python, Scala, Java, or C++
Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Power-BI)
Experience using Azure or AWS is meritorious
For further information, please contact:
Director of Digitalization & IT, Benny Kedén, +46 221414746
HR Business Partner Emelie Skälhammar, +46 221414505
The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success.
A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.
Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!
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