Logistics Intern (August - December 2023)

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US

Company: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker and is on the road to number one. Come join our team and you could be part of that ride. For our employees, Volkswagen stands for more than just efficient and sustainable products - it’s an expression of who they are and how they move through life. Become a part of the Volkswagen of America experience and work with people who are passionate, innovative, enthusiastic, and high performing team players. Everyone deserves a better car and everyone deserves a better company - it’s a Volkswagen thing.

VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities.


Our internships are full-time positions (40 hours/week).  Candidates will be expected to be available to work during normal business hours (Monday – Friday; exact hours will vary by position and some positions might require work on Saturdays).  To be eligible for the internship program, candidates are required to be enrolled at an accredited post-secondary educational institution, or have graduated from one within the 6 months prior to the start date of the internship. Candidates who do not meet our guideline will not be considered. This position will start in August 2023 and end in December 2023 with a chance for extension through May 2024.  Applications for later terms will not be accepted at this time.


As a local intern the applicant shall work in the North American Material Planning and Transportation team supporting day to day operations as well as a special project.

  • Participate in invoicing verification/tracking for the North American Transport carriers
  • Support in BNK calculations and optimization projects
  • Participate in weekly operational meetings with the carriers to review performance KPIs and open issues
  • Shadow material planners in order to learn the ordering process and support special activities
  • Support in route optimizations during launch curve of a new model
  • Run reports and develop matrices in order to accomplish tasks



Required for external candidates: 2+ years towards a degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Similar Fields.



  • Excel Knowledge
  • Proficient in English (writing, reading and speaking)
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Understanding of complex processes
  • Flexibility to complete assignments is required


  • Supply Chain Experience/Education Background


  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creativity and strategic thinking & planning.
  • Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written.
  • Computer savvy – skilled in the use of software.
  • Integration – joining people, processes or systems.
  • Influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Problem solving.
  • Resource management.

Scope and Magnitude

This role description is a guideline and does not create contractual rights between the Company and any of its employees.  The Company does not enter into any type of employment contract, implied or written, with its employees regarding job security.

This Organization Participates in E-Verify. We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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