Intern – Cargo Logistics Process Improvement (Summer 2018

Intern – Cargo Logistics & Process Improvement (Summer 2018) – Chicago, IL

Intern – Cargo Logistics & Process Improvement (Summer 2018)

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Whether theyre delivering freight, pharmaceuticals, packages or mail, United Cargo transports goods safely and responsibly to their final destination.

This internship will consist of two roles: one in Postal Network Optimization, and one in Cargo Handling Operations.

The Postal Network Optimization intern will seek to improve postal handling processes and provide guidance on creating lean warehouse flows. The expected outcome is to improve postal KPI performance and increase postal revenue. Responsibilities/projects may include:

Learn, study, process map and make recommendation on enhancements to the SFO and EWR mail processing facility and process

Mail Density Study – Conduct tests and measurement to provide benchmarks for density factors specific to each mail product

The Cargo Handling Operations intern will seek to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of cargo handling processes driving KPI improvements, higher customer satisfaction and higher contribution margins on freight shipments. Responsibilities may include:

Shipment Routing Improvement – Improve process to plan and route cargo shipments seeking the most efficient and cost effective routing for shipments with consideration to transfer points, dwell time and capacity management

Create standard processes and procedures for end to end cargo handling

Pursuing a Bachelors degree focused in Industrial Engineering, Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, Logistics/Process Management, or Continuous Improvement

Rising Junior or Senior in undergraduate degree

Prior work experience in logistics or process engineering

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Lean Six Sigma Certified and/or experienced

Production design and manufacturing experience

Prior experience/coursework in Finance or Economics

A strong desire for organization/ efficiency and strong time management skills

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications

Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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