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Yaskawa Electric America | Buffalo Grove, IL
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Supply Chain Planning Intern (Buffalo Grove, IL)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a U.S. corporation, created to provide Automation Solutions and Support to our customers in North America, Central America, and South America. Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a wholly-owned corporation of Yaskawa Electric Corporation of Japan. Since 1915, Yaskawa Electric has served the world needs for products to improve global productivity through Automation. Yaskawa America, Inc is a global leader in variable speed drives, motion controls and robotics. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow.

Yaskawa's culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond. Advanced motion control, servo motors and drives, software development, and systems integration are key components to existing and future projects at Yaskawa.

Yaskawa's intern program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the lean manufacturing industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience. Our internship program offers a unique perspective into a world-class manufacturing company. As a Yaskawa team member you will work collaboratively and independently with highly qualified Supply Chain Planning professionals and to assist in the project of purchase order maintenance and inventory analysis. As well as daily report processing. Our program also provides you the opportunity to network with people at Yaskawa through various planned events and activities.

The purpose of this position is to provide the individual with an overview of Supply Chain Planning and the role it plays within the organization. Additionally you will work with various cross functional team members to understand the functions of their role in the Supply Chain/Operations process.


To be successful in this role you should be pursuing a degree in Supply Chain, Operations, or Business Management. You should also possess superior communication skills, analytical skills, teambuilding and have excellent problem solving skills. Additionally strong project management/leadership and collaboration skills are required.

Start date is approximately May 28, 2018.


About Yaskawa Electric America

Yaskawa Electric America provides Industrial Control and Automation products to markets in the America's. Yaskawa is the world's largest manufacturer of ac drives and motion control products, including adjustable frequency drives, servo amplifiers, servomotors, machine controllers, and motion controllers.