Intern, Transportation in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ames, IA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/17/2019

Job Description

Our comprehensive, 12-week paid internship program gives you the opportunity to test your skills working for the nation’s leading producer of cleaner fuels and developer of renewable chemicals. This internship will begin May 18, 2020 and end August 7, 2020.

POSITION PURPOSE:
The purpose of this position is to assist the Transportation Department with strategic planning and analysis to meet future goals of the organization. REG utilizes multiple modes of transportation to facilitate our worldwide supply chain for Renewable Fuels and Other Commodities. This position will be responsible for completing a project that will be valuable to the department as well as daily tasks and smaller projects throughout the internship pertaining to transportation and the overall REG supply chain.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Key Accountabilities:

Project

• Complete department project
• Recommend improvements based on project results
• Prepare presentation for senior leadership team


Additional Responsibilities
• Assist with supply chain logistics
• Attend meetings to develop supply chain and business knowledge
• Work with team on continuous improvement initiatives
• Additional responsibilities as necessary


Process Improvements
• Utilize REG systems to automate tasks
• While learning REG processes, recommend and implement new process improvements


Analysis Function

• Assist in cost analysis for transportation department
• Assist in forecasting methods for terminal sales demand


Other frequent duties:
• Assist with invoice payments
• Plan loads in Oracle Transportation Management

Perform other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – SCM, MIS, , or related degree
**Senior or Junior status required
Experience Preferred: Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred

Skills Required:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
Advanced math and accounting skills

Special skills or knowledge preferred:
Access skills (building queries, forms)
Advanced Excel skills (Pivot table, Macros, Advanced Excel Functions)
General computer systems knowledge

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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