Penske Internship Summer 2021 - Supply Chain Mgmt / Logistics - Northern California
Posted on: January 10, 2021
Penske Logistics is seeking full-time paid Interns to join our West
Region team in the Summer of 2021!
The foundation for succeeding in business, whatever path you
choose, is right here at Penske. You'll move lives and businesses
forward. In our Internship Program, you'll collaborate with smart,
ambitious colleagues. You'll grow far beyond the basics because we
give you the independence to find innovative new ways to solve
problems and make important business decisions. So take charge, and
Interns will work with Penske management mentors on special
projects involving numerous areas of logistics management: cost
savings, sourcing, freight management, value stream mapping and
waste time reductions. Studies will be ad hoc, both independent and
partnered, and assigned based on timing of internship. Interns can
expect to learn basic areas of logistics management, while
participating in granular areas of identified focus. The intern
will rotate through departments gaining hands on experience and
knowledge in each of the responsibilities listed below.
This position will provide you with:
Hands on Experience - your time to shine! Apply the skills you have
developed at school in a real setting
A valuable role interacting with key members of one of today's
leading global transportation providers
Opportunity for career advancement upon graduation
This opportunity is a full-time (40 hrs. per week), generally
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for approximately
12 weeks (within the months of May - August). However, you may work
other schedules / shifts to incorporate additional learning
opportunities. Eligible candidates must be full time College
students entering their Junior or Senior Year Fall of 2020.
This is a twelve-week program will include partnership with a
Mentor and training / involvement will include, but not limited
A minimum of five one-day site visits to various Penske Logistics
locations in the Northern California market (Manteca, Union City,
and Stockton) to observe operations.
Module will be created for you to follow
Presentation to the leadership team to share: feedback, experience,
Communicate performance standards that are specific and measurable,
monitor attendance, productivity and other performance markers and
provide counseling and /or recognition to associates as needed.
Evaluate and recommend changes in preferred work methods to
increase productivity of dispatch/warehouse operations.
Provide relief coverage for operational duties when associates
utilize time-off or are absent from the shift.
Have a working knowledge of the site's operating systems in order
to ensure operational compliance and correct exception
Complete all necessary records and reports in a timely and accurate
Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures such as
inventory accuracy and control, returns, damages, etc.
Understand the relationship between decision-making and
Ensure day-to-day management and associate activities are in
alignment with the location safety strategy.
Provide associates with communication, training, feedback and
direction to ensure safe performance.
Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and
company policies and procedures.
Growth/Customer Exp erience :
Understand the location-specific customer goals & objectives.
Determine areas that could benefit from Continuous Improvement
Properly plan work assignments to ensure effective use of
Students must be currently pursuing a degree in Supply Chain
Management / Logistics, Operations Management, Industrial
Engineering or Business Management.
Completion of some core curriculum classes preferred
GPA of 3.0 or higher
High School diploma required
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel,
Access, and PowerPoint required
Ability to learn and use proprietary software required
Flexible to rotate through different shifts to gain the most
experience and exposure to this role
Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions
Ability to lead a small team, ability to work independently,
multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexibility, time
management, and ability to execute are required
Experience in the service industry and/or strong customer service a
Strong analytical skills
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Ability to interface professionally with all levels in the
Solid understanding of time management and the ability to
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative
of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally
and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information;
and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be
required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently
required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with
hands and arms. The associate must be
able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and
the ability to adjust focus.
About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck
Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe
and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and
logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske
Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution
in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit
www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
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