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Facebook | Fremont, CA
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The Business Planning & Operations (BP&O) team is part of Facebook's Infrastructure Data Center - Sourcing & Operations Engineering team and they are seeking a Business Planning & Operations Intern. We are responsible for running integrated business planning, performing cost management, and supporting ongoing supply chain business operations. We are a small, tight knit team with a strong focus on learning and development. We are data driven problem solvers who can drive strategy and operations and develop data center infrastructure recommendations. We are a thought partner to senior leaders to effectively deliver innovative and actionable solutions for complex business and organization issues. As an intern on the team, you will work with the Data Center Facility Operations team to build a historical pricing database for critical services for Facebook's global Data Center fleet and help enable total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis for critical Data Center equipment. You are a self-starter with a high degree of rigor, organization, and discipline to get things done. You have experience using data access tools and passion to perform data analysis to generate business insights. What is working at Facebook like? If you like fast-paced decision making, acting on fact, creating your own future, decision making autonomy and building something new and different from scratch - then this is the role and company for you. At Facebook, your role is as big as you define it to be. The impact you have on the business is determined by your appetite for home runs, and your skills and capability. This intern role is based out of our Fremont, CA office.


* Identify actionable insights and provide summary of trends & observations through cost data interpretation and research. Work with Sourcing Managers and suppliers to pull together datasets to facilitate cost analysis. Partner with Sourcing Managers to "dig deeper" into output and identify areas of further analysis

Build benchmarking data related to cost - historic, should-cost, competitive and market - and understand supplier costs, impact of design changes and cost/value drivers for the equipment and services involved

Identify, document and initiate resolutions to cost data quality issues that are discovered during report and analysis development

Conduct cost related business process re-engineering to innovate on business process and define ways to improve their efficiency and effectiveness

Manage projects to deliver tangible and measurable results


* Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a BS/BA in supply chain, mechanical, electrical, industrial engineering, or related degrees

Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment


* Experience in problem solving and providing business insights and recommendations from data sets

Proven stakeholder management experience - including managing multiple partners simultaneously

Demonstrated experience working independently, managing multiple concurrent projects and driving initiatives in a cross-functional environment

Proven record to influence executive audiences while demonstrating objectiveness and effective communications

High-level of competence with Microsoft Office suite (in particular, advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills) is essential

Data Center industry experience and experience in areas such as supplier management, project management, global operations, and/or cost controls in industry

Experience in management consulting

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