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Operations Intern (2678) in Bartlett, IL at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description

As part of the Residential & Renovation Operations team, the Operations Intern will support the Supply Chain Operations Manager across all areas of operations including Supply Chain, Packaging Operations, Logistics, Quality Assurance and Customer Service.  Assignments will be varied and could include:  process improvement, supply chain cost improvement, and quality audits.

ITW Residential & Renovation division of the Construction Products business segment is a global provider of innovative fastening solutions that improve contractor productivity and building quality in the residential, commercial and renovation construction industries. Our products are positioned as market leaders and category leading brands include wood to wood fastening systems (Paslode), structural wood fasteners (GRK Fasteners™), concrete anchoring systems (Tapcon®, Red Head®, Ramset®), underlayment screws (Rock-On®, Backer-On®), self-drilling screws (Teks®) and drywall anchoring systems (E-Z Ancor®). ITW Residential & Renovation, one of the largest divisions of ITW, strives to exceed top and bottom line growth expectations.

 Core Responsibilities:

  • Analyze supply chain and customer service scorecards and drive improvements
  • Identify business trends and process improvement opportunities
  • Inventory analysis and control
  • Quality audits and improvement projects

 
Expected Learnings:

  • Data analysis, root-cause analysis, use of metrics.
  • Process development and process mapping.
  • Improved communication skills through documentation creation.

 
Job Requirements:

  • Rising senior pursuing a degree in Operations, Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Coursework and/or understanding of Lean Manufacturing, production management, quality/process improvement, design for manufacturability, industrial engineering and inventory management.
  • Solid analytical skills.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position, within typical distribution working conditions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be exposed to heat and dust, climate variances and moving mechanical equipment.  The noise level in the work environment can be high when exposed to the distribution areas.  Certain personal protective equipment is required when in the distribution areas.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here 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.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral visions, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel.

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We do not accept unsolicited resumes. To be considered an applicant, please apply online to a specific job posting. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please click here for information on how to contact us directly.