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Volvo Careers and Employment

About the company

  • CEO
    Martin Lundstedt
  • Founded
    1927
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    more than $10B (USD)
  • Industry
    Automotive
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Reviews

Logistics Engineer in Pretoria Rosslyn
on 23 July 2020
Collaborative Management
A typical day at Volvo is constructed of Short Interval Control meetings to measure and control productivity of the day and close all the necessary gaps in order to achieve set daily targets. what I have learned through this is that close visual management is very necessary to be conducted and also that preventive management style is better than reactive management style, at Volvo we always visualize the problem before hand and deal with it before it physically affects productivity. The workplace culture here is that we work as a team there is no split between functional departments we all work in unison there is no problem that depend to specific department every problem is for us all as a management, just like titanic story if it sinks it sinks for us all The hardest part of the job is in my department as logistics we also deal with external problems that emerge from Thailand, sometimes we receive wrong parts from oversees and by that time the parts are already due for production, this creates a problem with line stoppages. So what i did was to indicate all those parts that causes problems so that we can have a buffer storage to eradicate the unnecessary line stoppages The most enjoyable part of my job is that the role that we play as logistics we are like the bedrock of the company without us nothing goes in and nothing goes out, so our productivity is very crucial for the entire organization to be productivity, so I always work everyday with pride.
Diesel Technician apprentice in Jet Park, Gauteng
on 2 May 2020
Great learning experience on heavy duty automotive
I have learned a lot on the company of which I willing to more an be expert on my job. In short what I went through during my apprenticeship was to diagnose, mechanical repairs, fault finding, do campaigns as per manufacturer specifications, overhaul different components, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, services and quality control of our work
Production /Operations Leader in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
on 6 April 2020
Good company, just needs to pay more
It's a very good company to work for. Free breakfast and lunch. Nice working hours. Good management that cares for people. The company needs to pay more in salaries.
Assembler in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
on 4 April 2020
Best company
Best years ever, culture of the ethics suits everyones needs. Challenges are minimum when you keep to your task correctly, no room for mistakes.Counterbility is enduored
Workshop Foreman in Polokwane, Limpopo
on 20 February 2020
Fast Pace - willing to work long Hours
My day starts at 6am and will continue until the last customer is assisted. At times I have 24Hour days - I always work at a fast pace - always do more than asked - always willing to assist in all matters - there is no time to take it slow or relax. Everyday is a new challenge - everyday is different from the last - customers are always in a rush..

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Process takes about a day or two

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