Intern: Graduate – Supply Chain

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Internship: July – December 2017

General Overview and Summary of Position
The Logistics Planning Department is responsible for the daily operations of specific Medtronic-owned manufacturing plants and outside suppliers. Some of the major Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s) include Average Backorders, Fill Rates, and Total Inventory. We work closely with various other functional groups such as Marketing, Manufacturing, Sourcing, and Customer Service.

The Logistics Co-op provides essential support to the Logistics Planning team with report and database management. This position also has end to end supply chain planning for a product family manufactured at one of our Medtronic sites, which will include collaboration with Marketing on sales forecasting and Manufacturing on supply recovery and inventory planning.

The candidate should be proficient with technology, demonstrate good time management and be detail oriented. He or she should be a fast and resourceful learner, who shows initiative, exhibits strong communication, interpersonal skills, and can work both independently and as part of a team.

This is a great environment for any Co-op student interested in learning more about a global supply chain, as well as how a large glo bal company runs on a day to day basis. You will have the ability to visit manufacturing plants, meet with employees from various functional areas, and gain hands-on supply chain experience

Required Skills
· Experience with one or more prior co-ops, preferably related to Supply Chain
· Minimum GPA of 3.0
· Follow up and time management skills
· Strong analytical skills along with attention to detail
· Passionate, inquisitive individuals with a drive to succeed
· Ability to learn new concepts and systems on the fly
Preferred Skills
· Prior experience with MS-Excel and Access, preferably with a course in database
· Basic knowledge of SCM, preferably with 1-2 courses taken in SCM
Must be a current student at an accredited school

Majors Preferred
Supply Chain Management (SCM), Management Information Systems (MIS) or Business Administration

About Medtronic:

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations – but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements:

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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