Intern Surface Treatment Project Team Spring 2022

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Position Description

Position Content:

The SQA intern is actively involved in supplier quality activities like monitoring on-going supplier performance; ensure effective Corrective Actions for Inspection Reports, etc.
Performs quality assurance activities in accordance with documented Volvo Trucks Sales guidelines and Instructions.
Manages a limited portfolio of suppliers as assigned by Supplier Quality Group manager.  Responsible for the quality of parts shipped by that supplier to any Volvo location.
The SQD intern is supplier, part and process oriented
Reports to the Manager of the group


Insure suppliers are informed about their quality requirements and monitor supplier’s performance to those requirements
Communicate quality objectives between supplier and 3P Purchasing
Carry out quality assurance activities with the suppliers, including administrative work to facilitate supplier performance to requirements
Participates in Process Audits, Part Handling Reviews, P-FMEA, D-FMEA, Control Plan development, packaging issues and other Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) elements as required
Verify investigation findings and corrective actions for quality issues whenever possible to insure suppliers are performing root cause analysis and permanent corrections
Work in accordance w/ GTT Processes, Quality systems, the Volvo Way and the Volvo values.

Results and Deliverables:

Plan and approve non-complex first samples using Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
Update quality data in IT systems like certificates, APQP, PPAP, etc.
Review and approve supplier action plans for quality improvements
Supplier process audit report
Ensure that suppliers support production requirements according to quality and delivery requirements
Drive Quality and Process improvements at suppliers
Update Excel format audit documents for Surface Treatment Index Model (STIM) to automate the audit scoring templates in line with other Process and Index Audits
Monitor and track updates to in-process supplier audit forms
Assist in tracking feedback from suppliers to Index audit Improvement Plans

Minimum Education Requirements:

Applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship.
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

The surface treatment project:

replacing obsolete equipment and increasing capacity in the PTED and the Sealer line at NRV.
Assist project team members in the commissioning phase with layouts, investigations, studies, records, a result of the Surface Treatment Project
Identify interferences with the approaching demolition of the old PTED line.
Working simulation/ new LASD/Sealer shop layout
Tagging equipment to either be demoed or preserved on the old PTED line
Measure cycle times of conveyors and processes.
Commissioning/SOP statistic results.

Personal Competencies:

Customer Focus
Technical Skills
Peer Relationships
Integrity and Trust
Standing Alone
Action Oriented

IT Applications:

Microsoft Outlook

About us

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.

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