Southwest Airlines Co.

Supply Chain Management - Supplier Performance Intern - Spring 2018

1 month ago
Requisition ID
2017-19931
HDQ
Category
Corporate
US-TX-Dallas
Employment Type
Intern
Department
58-Supply Chain Management

Overview

We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer

Responsibilities

GENERAL: 

The Supplier Performance Management Team develops and analyzes operational performance metrics used to drive supplier compliance with: contracts, corporate standards, policies, and regulatory requirements.  The team facilitates supplier development in order to cultivate a high-performing and collaborative supply base to benefit SWA with best in class airline/supplier relationships. 

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct research and handle special projects as assigned by Leadership to support the goals and objectives of Southwest Airlines Supply Chain.

Build spreadsheets/databases, perform business analysis, develop reports/presentations, and facilitate process improvement within Southwest Airlines’ Supply Chain.

Assist in communicating with internal customers and gathering information for analysis and reporting.

Run queries to identify key supplier contract deliverables and their performance to the requirements.

While there may be some data entry required, the goal of this internship is to leverage technology for analysis and reporting of existing data.  

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required. 

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

 

EDUCATION:

Progress toward undergraduate in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Information Systems, or Aviation related field.

Minimum Junior level.

To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours).

Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK STYLE:

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Must work well in a culture that is open, direct, respectful, courteous and compassionate.

Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as a part of a team.

Ability to synthesize information in order to execute and conduct analysis..

Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Excel and Access.

A Supply Chain internship within the past 12 months preferred.

Must be detail oriented, meet deadlines, and exhibit excellent organizational skills. 

Experience with SQL, Alteryx, Tableau, Crystal Reports and/or SAP Business Objects a bonus.

Knowledge or experience in the Aviation Industry preferred.

 

PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):

Resume.

Unofficial transcript.

“Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author).

Letters of Recommendation.

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

Full-time, 40 hours per week.

 

PAY:

$15.00/hr + flight privileges

 

This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Corporate Campus.   

 

In order to apply, you must submit your application online at www.southwest.com/careers.

 

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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