Intern: Logistics (Summer 2020)

Group Trucks Operations - Macungie, PA

Temporary | Internship
About Us:
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.

Location:
7000 Alburtis Road
Macungie, Pennsylvania 18062

Purpose/Description:
The purpose of this internship is to allow the student/intern to prepare for their future by applying what was learned during coursework (theory, skill development, professionalism) to the working world. Interns will be provided extensive hands-on experience in their field of study. The intern will work on important and innovative projects alongside our experienced staff and engineers.

Core Responsibilities:
Records, analyze and evaluates issues affecting the timely delivery of parts and inventory levels; reports on trends and other data utilized in root cause analyses affecting the timely transfer of finished goods to the customer.
Support and develop Lean Material Flow principles and initiatives by participating in Kaizen activities throughout the facility.
Contributes to material layout and delivery route proposals by utilizing the “Go and See” approach on the shop floor and interacting with Material Technicians.
Develops, maintains, and updates the logistics processes and delivery systems to support and enhance plant production capabilities.
Identifies time critical material handling and delivery issues and executes a resolution plan in a timely and successful manner.

Critical Competencies:
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
Excellent analytical and computer skills; proficient in Excel, Power Point and Word
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
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 degree and remain fully enrolled in program during the duration of the internship and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
Preferred Degrees- Supply Chain, Mathematics, or Business (with Technical Focus)
Summer Interns are required work less than 40 hours per week
Prefer a motivated Junior or Senior in good academic standing