Supply Chain — Year Round Intern
Supply Chain — Year Round Intern
Location: Omaha, NE
Reference Number: 096471
Closing Date: 03/31/2023 at 11:59 PM Central Time
Job Open To: Internal and External Candidates
The Supply department's intern program enables students to experience the work environment of a Fortune 150 company while continuing their education. Students gain insight into the U.S. transportation industry while working for an industry leader. The specific work assignments will depend upon the student's qualifications as well as the duration of the work period. Students will be assigned projects and tasks equivalent to those of any analyst entry level position within the Supply Chain department, including analyzing data, responding to customer requests and working with vendors and contractors as they move through the Supply Chain process. Understanding of basic supply chain concepts and processes is strongly encouraged.
This position will be administered as a paid year-round internship and provides hands-on experience in a fast-paced business environment with one of America's leading transportation and logistics companies. The work schedule is flexible and can be designed to accommodate the course commitments of the successful candidate. A flexible work schedule includes up to 25 hours per week during the school year and up to 40 hours per week during the summer months.
As an intern, you will build knowledge and experience in our core business groups and their vision, business objectives, processes, systems, and services. You will have extensive contact with peers and interaction with senior leaders. There will also be an opportunity to put leadership, technical skills, and business knowledge to immediate use through high value project assignments.
Assist with project management for various company initiatives and complete administrative tasks and special projects
Learn and perform core department business group work tasks, processes, and customer services
Perform administrative support for department business group managers
Develop and execute project action plans and perform team assignments
Build and strengthen a network of professional contacts within departments and across the company
Perform other duties as assigned
College credits equivalent to One year toward an undergraduate degree with preference for Supply Chain Management, Logistics / Transportation, or other business-related degrees
Proficient verbal and written communication skills
Basic organization/prioritization skills and time/project management skills
GPA of 3.0 or higher
Proficient Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills
Solid understanding of basic supply chain concepts and processes
18 years of age or older
COVID-19: Union Pacific complies with its federal contractor obligations concerning the spread of COVID-19; however, the vaccination mandate is currently stayed. Union Pacific will update our employees and applicants of any changes to these obligations as warranted.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation: Union Pacific supports diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer here. Union Pacific is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce where equal employment opportunities are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, religion, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, or genetic information. Union Pacific strictly prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on protected status. Union Pacific is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment of individuals with disabilities. To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please use this link here to submit a request.