Volvo Group UK

7.4 /10 21 reviews
Opportunities Offered:
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Sectors:
Automotive Logistics and Operations Purchasing and Supply Business Management Financial Management

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About Volvo Group

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, and marine and industrial engines. Our brand portfolio consists of Volvo Trucks, Volvo Penta, Renault Trucks, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova bus and Mack. We partner in alliances and joint ventures with the Sunwin, SDLG, Eicher and Dongfend brands.

The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

In addition to vehicles and machines, the Volvo Group’s offering includes various types of financing solutions, insurance rental services, spare parts, preventative maintenance, service agreements, assistance services and IT services. The range and flexibility of out offering means that solutions can be customised for each customer.

The Volvo Group has a culture which is summarised by a set of five carefully chosen values. They guide us in our day-to-day behaviour and they drive our decisions at all levels of the organisation. They express our shared beliefs across regions and entities and create the foundation for a high performing culture. We have a culture of high performance that is based on employee engagement.

We value

  • Customer Success
  • Trust
  • Passion
  • Change
  • Performance

We believe in a work climate characterised by respect for the individual. We believe that diversity and inclusion increase engagement, generate innovation and develop business. Along with challenging and stimulating tasks, all these things make the Volvo Group an interesting place to work.

Volvo Group UK is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We believe that every employee has the capability and determination to improve our business operations. And we believe that a responsible business includes environmental aspects, ethics, human rights and social values. This is what we stand for and this is our way of doing business.

These are the pillars that define who we are:

  • Diversity
  • Safety, Health & Wellbeing
  • Company Culture
  • Responsibilities

Imagine yourself with some of the sharpest and most creative brains in the transport and infrastructure industry, developing cutting-edge technologies and sustainable solutions that will change the future of society.

Joining the Volvo Group UK entitles you to a number of benefits such as competitive holiday allowance, support with your development, retailer discounts, free on-site parking and much more. At the Warwick site, there is a free on site gym and subsidised restaurant.

We currently have 10 industrial placement opportunities for students to start on 25th June 2018; these are across our business areas and include a variety of roles which vary from Engineering, HR, Learning and Development, Marketing and Logistics and Operations.

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Volvo Group UK Latest Reviews

  • Apprentice Reforms Officer

    Undoubtedly, these past 15 months have been a valuable insight and will be extremely useful to apply the skills I developed during my return to university. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here as, ...

    8.1/10

    The Role
    9.2
    Organisation
    7.6
    Socialising
    7.5
  • CRM & Customer Insight Coordinator

    Working for Volvo Group UK was truly an amazing opportunity. I got to develop the knowledge and skills in order to pursue my degree. This opportunity exposed me to different aspects in my field of stu...

    8.3/10

    The Role
    9.7
    Organisation
    9.2
    Socialising
    4.5
  • Truck Sales Coordinator

    I have had a great time working with Volvo Group UK. I have been given responsbility and had the oppurtunity to travel all over the UK and Internationally....

    8.8/10

    The Role
    9.0
    Organisation
    8.8
    Socialising
    8.0

Facts and Figures

24

Number of Placements Available This Year

2:1 (Two One)

Predicted Degree Class Required To Apply

Awards and Commendations

[2017] RateMyPlacement Top 50

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