Supply Chain Intern in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Job Description

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont
 

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Supply Chain Intern position in the North America Operations Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that is interested in gaining exposure to the day-to-day workings of a Supply Chain Team responsible for logistics, strategic sourcing, and supplier quality.

Valmont’s internship program mission is to provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop standard quality procedures and processes internally and with suppliers to raise supplier quality to a new level.
  • Create standard work within Logistics operations to improve freight procurement process and use of TMS (transportation management system) to drive customer delivery service.
  • Participate in Kaizen lean projects aimed at improving purchasing and freight standard processes.
  • Work with supply chain analyst to develop special reports and tools to help formulate strategies.
  • Lead and execute logistics savings projects.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Junior or senior standing within Supply Chain degree program( material management, inventory, purchasing, logistics)  with junior year required work completed by Internship start date
  • College classwork or projects in supply chain
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Business acumen
  • Initiative - willing to learn and take on new challenges with energy, self-starter
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • Collaborative style to work cross functionally

Benefits:

  • Great opportunity to gain career related course work experience from an industry leader
  • Paid Internship – Valmont values you
  • Potential development into a regular full-time position
  • Flexible full-time day shift hours during the summer
  • A thriving culture in a growing business
  • Interactive group activities with intern peers

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings.    Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.  No travel requirements for this position.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer.  The employee is occasionally required to move about the office.  Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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