Supply Chain Logistics Associate Intern

General Mills, Inc. Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 months ago

Are you passionate about the future of food?

You've come to the right table. General Mills is reshaping the future of food, and we want bright, talented, fiercely curious people to help us get there. General Mills makes +100 consumer brands which can be found in +100 countries around the world, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more.

Supply Chain Overview

Global Supply Chain makes the Food People Love. They buy ingredients to make our products, design services and equipment, create and package food and distribute our products. Logistics' role is to partner with General Mills Operating Units and Sales teams to: plan and schedule the production of our products, execute the movement and storage of our products across Supply Chain and fulfill and manage customer orders.

Job Overview

As a Supply Chain Logistics Associate Intern, you will be immediately challenged with leadership and project management opportunities.

As an intern, you will get an in-depth preview of the roles you will have as a full time SCLA, as well as allowing you the opportunity to work on a variety of value added projects.

Some previous intern projects have included:

  • Optimized warehouse utilization, resulting in potential annual savings and deferred costs of over $300,000

  • Lowered overall inventories and increased inventory turns as a result of material use analyses

  • Used a time study to optimize a material unloading process, creating annual savings of $76,000

What Will I Do?

You'll make an impact by:

  • Providing end-to-end Supply Chain functional expertise and leadership in the areas of Logistics Planning, Transportation, Customer Service and Warehousing.

  • Managing inventory levels, ingredient and material requirements, and Transportation systems in a Manufacturing environment

  • Planning production schedules while executing key events in the Product Life Cycle. Daily responsibility for millions of dollars of inventory and critical Logistics budget inputs.

  • Building people management experience and servant leadership while driving day-to-day Manufacturing and Warehousing operations

Where Will I Work?

In one of our North American manufacturing locations, which include: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, New Mexico, Ohio, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

Who is qualified to apply?

  • YOU if you're pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or Operations Management and have a strong academic record typically 3.0 GPA or higher

  • We're also seeking individuals with strong interpersonal skills, analytical and decision-making skills, technical expertise and process leadership

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