Supply Chain Management/Logistics Internship
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: February 24, 2021
Interns will work with Penske management mentors on special
projects involving numerous areas of logistics management: cost
savings, sourcing, freight management, value stream mapping and
waste time reductions. Studies will be ad hoc, both independent and
partnered, and assigned based on timing of internship. Interns can
expect to learn basic areas of logistics management, while
participating in granular areas of identified focus . The intern
will rotate through departments gaining hands on experience and
knowledge in each of the responsibilities listed below.
This position is usually a 1st shift position, however, the intern
will benefit more by being flexible to work a variety of shifts.
Days are usually Monday - Friday.
People: Communicate performance standards that are specific and
measurable, monitor attendance, productivity and other performance
markers and provide counseling and /or recognition to associates as
Operations: Evaluate and recommend changes in preferred work
methods to increase productivity of dispatch/warehouse operations.
Provide relief coverage for operational duties when associates
utilize time-off or are absent from the shift. Have a working
knowledge of the site's operating systems in order to ensure
operational compliance and correct exception resolution. Complete
all necessary records and reports in a timely and accurate
Finance: Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures
such as inventory accuracy and control, returns, damages, etc.
Understand the relationship between decision-making and
Safety: Ensure day-to-day management and associate activities are
in alignment with the location safety strategy. Provide associates
with communication, training, feedback and direction to ensure safe
performance. Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory
agencies and company policies and procedures.
Growth/Customer Experience: Understand the location-specific
customer goals & objectives. Determine areas that could benefit
from Continuous Improvement efforts.
Fleet/Assets: Properly plan work assignments to ensure effective
use of fleet/warehouse equipment.
- Students must be currently pursuing a degree in Supply Chain
Management/Logistics, Operations Management or Business Management
- High School diploma required
- Basic computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel,
Access, and PowerPoint required
- Ability to learn and use proprietary software required
- Flexible to rotate through different shifts to gain experience
- Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions
- Ability to lead a small team, ability to work independently,
multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexibility, time
management, and ability to execute are required
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule,
work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment
application, submit to a background investigation (to include past
employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening
Physical Requirements: -The physical and mental demands described
here are representative of those that must be met by an associate
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain
instructions, guidelines or other information.
-The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and
the ability to adjust focus.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be
required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is
frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to
reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly
lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move
up to 100lbs/45kg.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck
Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe
and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and
logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske
Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution
in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit
www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
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