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Volvo Group Industrial Engineer in Plattsburgh, New York


Job Description:


  • Analyzes, proposes and implements work instructions in order to reduce non value added operations, waste and accident risks

  • Establishes standard times

  • Designs and implements and improve work stations ensuring safety regulation aspects are OSHA compliant

  • Synchronizes the operations (balances the work cycle)

  • Assumes responsibility for production rate changes and evaluates manpower requirements

  • Defines and follows up on productivity metrics, KPI, and design

  • Establishes production capacity

  • Prepares contract changes, coordinates all aspects of manufacturing engineering with all departments

  • Participates in the material flow plan

  • Designs, develops and implements planning systems

  • Contributes and is involved with improvement workshops and continuous improvement activities

  • Participates in optimization projects and cost reductions

  • Contributes to departmental business process improvement activities

  • Acts as technical lead for the department

  • Leads the Plattsburgh site Project Steering Model


  • Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering

  • 5 + year experience in a manufacturing environment

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Project management software, Microsoft Office Suite, Autocad, Inventor or Catia

  • Excellent communicator and team player

  • Analytical mind and problem solving skills

  • Initiative and organization

  • Ability to travel internationally frequently

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 - Volvo, Volvo Penta, UD Trucks, Terex Trucks, SDLG, Renault Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, Mack, Eicher, Dongfeng Trucks and Arquus.

Volvo Buses , is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electromobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Buses


New York



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Occasional Travel

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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran