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Global Logistics Intern

Function:  ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
Requisition ID:  1961
Location:  Middletown, PA, US, 17057-3142
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Education Experience:  -
Employment Experience:  -
Travel:  None

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s internship program is designed to provide interns with real world experience to enhance classroom knowledge. Uniquely crafted assignments and meaningful projects provide interns with a challenging 10 – 12 week experience. Interns will gain exposure to senior leadership and be given professional development opportunities. At the end of the summer, interns will be provided the opportunity to pursue full-time placement within TE Connectivity.  

Responsibilities & Qualifications

The TE Global Logistics Internship (Summer 2018) opportunity is designed to provide participants with project based work to develop supply chain and logistics skills of the individual.  During the internship, the participant is exposed to a variety of challenging projects and has the opportunity to build a professional global network across TE.  Upon successful completion of the assignment, the individual will have the opportunity to interview for the Supply Chain Rotation Program, a two year, full-time program, beginning after graduation.  The Supply Chain Rotation Program also provides individuals with an excellent foundation for future leadership opportunities within TE.

Responsibilities:
•Support and lead logistics activities to meet Key Performance Indicators related to cost, quality, delivery, and productivity.
•Contribute and support strategic plans and footprint development by assisting in the evaluation of transportation and distribution suppliers, reviewing current networks, meeting with internal stakeholders to evaluate current and future requirements, and offering recommendations.
•Continually keeps informed on logistics trends and activities by interviewing representatives, reading trade journals and related publications, and making personal visits to local supplier facilities.
•Participate in regular staff and Americas Logistics Council meetings where global/regional strategies, objectives, and performance goals are discussed.
•Build relationships and work with internal stakeholders and supplier partners to identify savings opportunities, develop cost effective supplier strategies, and follow through implementation.       
•Work within various business unit stakeholders to support leveraging of spend and utilizing more efficient and cost effective supplier capabilities.
•Drive distribution centers and transportation teams to standardize and adopt common process while aligning regional and local initiatives, such as scrap and SMI processes, distribution forecasts, standard work, best practices, etc.

Qualifications:
•Motivated individual able to learn quickly and work in a self-directed work environment with minimal supervision.
•A clear communicator who is able to speak and present confidently to a diverse audience, including senior management.
•Ability to work well in a cross-functional environment and with global team members.
•Fluent in English – reading, writing, and speaking.
•Proficient with MS-Office products – SAP background is a plus.
•Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
•Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year accredited university in supply chain, materials management, engineering or other related disciplines. Expected graduation dates between December 2018 and May 2019.
•Minimum GPA in major of 3.0.

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

 


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