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Continuous Improvement (SCM) Intern
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Continuous Improvement (SCM) Intern



The Continuous Improvement (SCM) Intern's primary responsibility is to support the activities of the CBS program through continuous improvement activities and projects in the area of supply chain management. In addition, the intern will conduct reporting and analysis activities for CBS related topics. This is a parttime position (6-20 hours per week) at our Snowdrift Road location.

Core Responsibilities:

* Provide SCM project support (team member)
* Support Gemba Walk activities
* Generate process improvement ideas in the area of warehouse management
* Assist the Operations team with execution of improvement activities
* Document the warehouse management process flows
* Conduct value stream analyses
* Conduct time studies and define cost efficient storage strategies
* Work in SAP Warehouse Management
* Assist with defining optimal space utilization and storage strategy
* Support the development of KAIZEN events
* Conduct 5S Audits and Visual Management activities
* Provide SCM Analysis/Reporting (Inventory and Cost)

Additional Responsibilities:

* Provide CBS training administrative support
* Perform SAP data entry and/or analysis
* Provide Warehouse/Distribution project support

This position does not allow for relocation or visa sponsorship.


Basic Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or GED
* Must be enrolled in an accredited degree program (2 or 4yr degree) pursuing Associates or Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Management, Business Administration, International Business, Engineering, or related major
* Minimum GPA 2.8
* Ability to read, write, and speak English

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in Manufacturing or Distribution
* Knowledge of process design tools and methods
* SAP Experience
* Process Improvement Experience

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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1905 Continental produces riveted anti-skid tires, a forerunner of steel-studded tires. 1907 The first edition of Continental's Road Atlas for motorists and motorcyclists is published. 1908 Continental invents the detachable rim for saloon cars - a remarkable innovation to help save time and effort when changing a tire. 1909 Specimens of synthetic rubber developed at the Bayer laboratories are successfully vulcanized at Continental and processed to make the first test tires. Louis Blériot, the pioneer aviator, makes his historic Channel flight. The fuselage and wings of his plane are covered with Continental's Aeroplan material. 1912 Construction of an administration building designed by architect Peter Behrens begins in Vahrenwalder Street. In 1986, this building is bought by the Hanover City Council to house a new technology center.