IL Intern - JWCC Supply Chain

US-IL-Mt. Sterling
Job ID
2017-4733
Category (Portal Searching)
Internships

Overview

Location: Mt. Sterling, IL      Department: Operations, Transportation, or Replenishment

 

Your Role: Train, learn, and work within the department to gain understanding of workflows, processes, and how this department interacts with other parts of the business. Complete a minimum of one assigned project for review and possible implementation in addition to gaining valuable professional work experience, knowledge, and skills.

 

  • Training and job-shadowing within the team and related departments to understand workflows and business needs across the company
  • Leadership/ownership of assigned project(s)
  • Problem definition, research, data collection, analysis to determine best processes and methods for problem-solving
  • Review, update, and track a variety of reports
  • Present project information at the culmination of the internship to communicate research, findings, analysis and any recommendations
  • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.

 

Role Specifics:

  • Ability to work a minimum of 240 hours during the spring internship tenure
  • Ability and willingness to work in environments ranging from below zero to high heat/humidity
  • Occasional night shift hours may be needed to fulfill requirements of assigned work
  • Occasional cross-departmental training and project work with other interns
  • Potential for minimal overnight travel; ability to travel without restriction by all modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

 

  • Hourly wage of $10 and bonus potential
  • Project work that is directly connected to Dot’s strategic initiatives
  • Family-friendly work environment
  • Future career opportunities

 

Qualifications

We Need You To Have:

  • Full-time student in good standing actively pursuing a degree at John Wood Community College
  • Minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

We’d Like You To Have:

  • Degree work towards a Associate’s degree in business, supply chain, or a related field
  • Effective, professional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

 

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

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