Purchasing / Supply Chain Co-op

Fond du Lac
Full Time

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Mercury Marine a Division of Brunswick Corporation

Co-op Dates: January 9th 2023 – August 18, 2023 & May 22, 2023 – December 15, 2023

As a Global Supply Chain or Operations Management Co-op you will work collaboratively and independently with highly qualified supply chain and operations professionals who are responsible for managing suppliers to meet the supply chain requirements for the needs of the production and manufacture of outboard and sterndrive motors for the recreational boating industry. 

You will:

  • Develop effective working relationships with your customers, partners and supplier base, both internally and externally
  • Maintain regular partner communications to assess delivery data status, supplier performance, parts deployment, inventory policies and/or continuous improvement efforts.
  • Process weekly MRP and initiate corrective actions as needed to ensure accurate ordering standards and effective inventory control.
  • Collaborate with your peers and supplier base to develop cost effective inventory management practices and reduce inventory through implementation of pull, VMI or consignment programs.
  • Investigate and resolve invoicing issues to maintain positive supplier relationships, ensure future materials deliveries, maintain required production levels and provide feedback to management regarding any process or systems issues.
  • Analyze current material flow within a process or operation to develop and implement improvements, eliminating waste and streamlining the operations.
  • Engage in and support Commodity Team Meetings and Green Belt/LSS projects as needed.

In addition to a great hands-on learning experience you will also acquire the skills needed to:

  • Gain confidence in your ability to influence people and manage potentially contentious situations to a positive result
  • Act as a liaison to all areas of the organization while you drive execution within the supply base

Qualifications of a successful candidate:

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor degree program with a major in Supply Chain or Operations Management
  • Minimum second semester sophomore status with 48 completed credits
  • Availability to work full-time (40 or more hours per week) through a full co-op term running January to August 2023 or June to December 2023
  • The ability to enroll in a formalized Co-op Program through your university
  • Dependable, self-motivated and engaged learner

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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