Oerlikon Fairfield Supply Chain Internship in Lafayette, Indiana

Oerlikon Fairfield Drive Systems, a member of the Oerlikon family of companies, is recruiting for a Supply Chain Intern for Summer '19 located in Lafayette, IN.

Founded in 1919, Oerlikon Fairfield creates innovative industrial solutions for a better life as a leading supplier of complete drive systems as well as gear systems and single components for transmissions. Oerlikon Fairfield strives to be your most reliable business partner worldwide by providing engineered gear and drive systems for off-highway and industrial original equipment manufacturers. We increase value through high-quality innovative solutions, continuously. We engage highly qualified professionals.

Position Summary:

Individual to manage and continuously improve processes and system to support procurement of direct materials, indirect materials, logistics, and management of the supply chain. Focus will be on the supply chain planning processes, together with optimizing the total cost of ownership, while improving cycle time and reducing inventories and net working capital.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Internship will focus on projects defined by management and managed by the Intern to completion. This will include:

  • refining the scope of the projects assigned

  • benchmarking existing processes and system

  • defining the desired end result

  • managing multiple projects and timelines to completion

  • report out and successful hand off.

  • Participate in special projects related to supply chain effectiveness.

  • Review and update planning parameters

  • Strong communication and analytical skills

  • Work with vendors, internal and external customers on issues;

Knowledge & Skills Summary:

  • Knowledge of key supply chain concepts

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Education and work Experience:

  • Working on BS in Supply Chain Management, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering preferred

*This is a paid internship, applicants MUST be enrolled in school to be considered.

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, Religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, National origin, veteran or disability status.