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Summer Internship - Transport Operations Specialist i Göteborg

The best place to work in the Global Automotive Industry. Join us on this exciting journey into the future, we want to hear from you!

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Are you a student interested in the mobility of the future and curious about life at Volvo Cars? Then our summer internship can be something for you!

Each year, Volvo Cars welcome students as Summer Interns to our sites in Gothenburg, Olofström, Skövde och Lund. As a Summer Intern at Volvo Cars you can work in production, in one of our storages or at the office. Spending a few weeks in our team is a great way for you to get an insight to what life at Volvo Cars can be like and gives you a basic understanding of our operations. It also provides you with a strong network in our organization, which can be of value in your future career.  The number of Summer intern positions and work areas varies from year to year.


What we offer?

At Outbound Logistics, you are part of a global supply team that makes sure that the cars we build are delivered to our customers at required destinations at expected lead time. To make this happen, we secure that all outgoing transportation is established and executed, cost efficiently and with exact precision, to the entire Volvo Cars organization. Are you service- and business minded? Do you share our passion about transportation flows and want to reach your personal goals together with other people? Then Outbound Logistics is the place for you!


What you’ll do
The purpose of the central function is to ensure outbound distribution for cars produced in Gent, Torslanda, China and US. This function is critical to manage the timely shipping of cars on a daily basis. We are mandated and have a commitment to deliver on time, on budget with a service mind-set.


The role, Transport Operations Specialist, is operational with responsibility across a wide range of business areas within Volvo Cars and is based in Gothenburg, Sweden.

You will monitor and drive carrier transport performance and lead Carrier Management to improve operational performance and interact with stakeholders within Volvo Cars and Importers and drive process improvements. You will also monitor KPI’s of appointed carriers and carry out regular reviews as well as build and maintain strong relationships with carriers and internal stakeholders to facilitate a positive working environment. Finally, will ensure support to colleagues when needed/requested and contribute to a positive team working environment.


Competence and experience are important, but personality and potential are key
We are looking for students who are studying Logistics, Economics or similar. You should be a result-oriented team player with positive mind set, self-motivated, engaged, and willing to take ownership. You enjoy working in a global team and understand customer focus is key. As a colleague you have pro-active approach, and you are willing to walk the extra mile to reach our targets and customer expectations. We believe that you have a strong customer-focus and service mind-set with the ability to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally. This internship requires that you have good communication skills and not afraid to take difficult conversations both internally and externally to secure deliverables. You understand managing multiple complex relationships and general freight forwarding. To fill this role, you need to have good understanding of transportation documentation and export requirements. Finally, you have an ability to communicate findings, make recommendations, and facilitate change.

This thesis work requires you to be on site at our office in Torslanda, Gothenburg.


Location: Gothenburg, Sweden



Period for summer internship is between 1 June – 31 August 2022, max 10 weeks. Start and end time to be discussed with recruiting manager.


How to learn more and apply
Does this sound like an exciting summer internship?

Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below no later than 18th of March 2022.  Interviews will be held continuously.


Please note that applications via email will not be accepted due to GDPR.


If you have any additional questions regarding the positions, you are welcome to contact hiring manager Pernilla Hallengren, at  or Kristin Gong, .


For questions about the recruitment process, please contact Lisa Hallvin at


Who are we?
Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.


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