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Supply Chain Intern

Company: Elkay Manufacturing
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Supply Chain InternThe CompanyZurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation is a thriving, values-driven company focused on doing the right things. We're a fast growing, publicly traded company (NYSE: ZWS), with an enduring reputation for integrity, giving back, and providing an engaging, inclusive environment where careers flourish and grow.Named by Newsweek as One of America's Most Responsible Companies and an Energage USA Top Workplace, at Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation, we never forget that our people are at the center of what makes us successful. They are the driving force behind our superior quality, product ingenuity, and exceptional customer experience. Our commitment to our people and their professional development is a recipe for success that has fueled our growth for over 100 years, as one of today's leading international suppliers of plumbing and water delivery solutions.Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation employs over 2800 employees worldwide, working from 24 locations across the U.S., China, Canada, Dubai, and Mexico, with sales offices available around the globe. We hope you'll visit our website and learn more about Zurn Elkay at zurnelkay.com.If you're ready to join a company where what you do makes a difference and you have pride in the work you are doing, talk to us about joining the Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation family!The CompanyZurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation is a thriving, values-driven company focused on doing the right things. We're a fast growing, publicly traded company (NYSE: ZWS), with an enduring reputation for integrity, giving back, and providing an engaging, inclusive environment where careers flourish and grow. Named by Newsweek as One of America's Most Responsible Companies and an Energage USA Top Workplace, at Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation, we never forget that our people are at the center of what makes us successful. They are the driving force behind our superior quality, product ingenuity, and exceptional customer experience. Our commitment to our people and their professional development is a recipe for success that has fueled our growth for over 100 years, as one of today's leading international suppliers of plumbing and water delivery solutions.Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation employs over 2800 employees worldwide, working from 24 locations across the U.S., China, Canada, Dubai, and Mexico, with sales offices available around the globe. We hope you'll visit our website and learn more about Zurn Elkay at zurnelkay.com.If you're ready to join a company where what you do makes a difference and you have pride in the work you are doing, talk to us about joining the Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation family!Job Description

  • This position Reports to the VP Global Supply Chain and is focused on supporting the analytics and reporting activities of our global procurement organization. This position would interface with the global supply chain community as well as our strategic finance organization. Additional exposure and development activities will be part of the internship building competencies in quote analysis, project management, and global cross functional team participation.Key Accountabilities
    • Maintains the highest-level code of conduct and ethics.
    • Coordinates the monthly reporting of supply chain cost savings
    • Participated and conducts Analytics relative to supply chain projects to assist category managers
    • Assists in the development and management of Zurn spend analysis
    • Develops an understanding of total cost of ownership.
    • Collaborates with global category managers on the preparation of Request for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Quotations (RFQ's) and assists in the screening and supplier selection process.Qualifications/Requirements
      • Participation in an Undergraduate level Supply Chain program
      • Ability to prioritize and execute to deadlines
      • Ability to think creatively and strategically to solve problemsCapabilities and Success Factors
        • Bias for Action:Evaluate acts and communicates in 'internet time'. Decisive, makes timely practical, effective decisions. Takes initiative without being asked.
        • Open Communication:Willingness to ask and honestly answer tough questions. Treat other's opinions with respect. Foster open communications and candid discussions. Share information that helps others succeeds. Keep others in the loop.
        • Data Analysis/Interpretation: Ability to convert general data and findings into applied, specific information and suggestions that add value to the business planning.
        • Financial Analysis Knowledge:Knowledge and application of the principles of financial analysis
        • Project Management:Ability to manage projects to ensure successful delivery (on time with budget, meeting agreed upon success criteria) to establish clear goals and accountabilities.
        • Persuasive:Demonstrates healthy and productive influencing ability. Gains the respect and confidence of others. Builds constructive and effective relations.
        • Drives for continuous improvement: Align continuous improvement with the strategic objectives of the organization; drives process excellence; make continuous improvement part of creating a high-performance culture; blends the best practices from different methodologies and focus on data, not emotions.Total Rewards and Benefits
          • Competitive Salary
          • Matching Gift ProgramEqual Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran_____________________________________________________________________________This will be the job ad footer and will auto display on our job ads. *DO NOT add this*What happens when two remarkable sustainability leaders come together as one? A sustainability powerhouse is born, making a splash in the markets they serve and saving the planet one innovative installation at a time. In early 2022, Zurn Water Solutions Corporation, a market leader in smart, sustainable water solutions, and Elkay Manufacturing, a commercial drinking water solutions leader, agreed to combine their two exceptional firms to become a single water solutions powerhouse.Together, the combined company offers a comprehensive package of innovative, sustainable, specified, engineered water solutions and sustainable plumbing products that provide water safety, water quality, and water conservation through critical service environments, while delivering total building solutions for new construction and retrofit applications around the globe. Our innovative solutions enable customers to advance their ESG initiatives and reduce operating costs while providing students, patients, patrons, and people within public and private spaces a safe, clean environment and access to fresh, pure, potable water - the essence of life itself.What makes Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation special is our people and our culture.While playing a leading role in sustainability and water access are remarkable, what makes Zurn Elkay's story so compelling is the alignment of the two well-respected companies with powerful legacies and a combined 224-year company history and shared values and cultures where people matter most.Sustainably inspired, the company has a deep commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, water, and environmental stewardship, and giving back to the communities where we live, work and play. Our powerful legacy of caring and commitment is made possible by the exceptional people that embody Zurn Elkay's values.We're looking for innovative, energetic people who want to help solve tomorrow's challenges today. Our Total Associate Engagement core value means we work hard to ensure our associates have opportunities to grow and an inclusive culture in which to thrive. From formal training to on-the-job development and exposure to new businesses, when you join Zurn Elkay, you'll join a collaborative organization that will give you opportunities to thrive and grow.Total Rewards and Benefits
            • Competitive Salary
            • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, AD&D, and Life Insurance
            • Matching 401(k) Contribution
            • Health Savings Account
            • Educational Reimbursement
            • Matching Gift ProgramEqual Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: Elkay Manufacturing, Downers Grove , Supply Chain Intern, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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