Supply Chain Intern in Gardena, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

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Supply Chain Intern

Job Description


Job Summary & Essential Functions:  

The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position.  The Intern position is an opportunity for a Supply Chain student to gain real world experience by performing a variety of work to support the Ducommun Appleton manufacturing operation.  Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  

  • Expediting or deferring components, placing orders, filling shortages and component maintenance.
  • Involvement with Supply chain projects including Improve DOI (Days of inventory), PPV (purchase price variance), and DPO (Days payable outstanding).
  • Developing supply chain programs for individual components.
  • Work directly with suppliers to ensure supply is pipelined to our needs.
  • Propose process changes to improve supply chain performance.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime as necessary.
  • Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position.

Skills & Qualifications


Required Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Ability to read and write reports and business correspondence. 
  • Ability to effectively present information to peers and management.
  • Solid critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel with the ability to create formulas, v-lookups and pivot tables.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to occasionally move and/or lift from up to 25 pounds

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • Currently enrolled and working to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Supply Chain.  Junior or Senior status in the 2017 fall
    semester preferred.
  • Knowledge of MRP (Materials Requirements Planning)
  • Previous experience with an ERP system a plus.
  • APICS certification preferred but not required.


268 E. Gardena Road
Gardena, California, 90248
United States