Southwest Airlines Co.

  • Supply Chain Management - Technology Procurement Intern - Summer 2019

    Post Begin Date 2 weeks ago(10/1/2018 8:55 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-25341
    Airport Code
    HDQ
    Category
    Intern
    Location
    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

    The primary role of Supply Chain Management (SCM) is to collaborate with Internal Stakeholders and Suppliers to identify cost savings opportunities, strategically source high quality products and services and develop the strategies to allow for a best in class supply chain.

    SCM Technology is comprised of trusted advisors sought out for our expertise in market analysis, sourcing, contracting and negotiations of technology related goods and services. The SCM Technology goal is to drive for consistent, timely and informed decision making in the sourcing process to maximize value for Southwest Airlines.

     

    The SCM Technology Team’s focus is to improve strategic alignment, synchronize value chain operations, increase velocity, minimize costs, improve level of Customer Service, view and monitor market trends, measure and monitor key performance indicators and identify opportunities for continuous process improvement.

     

    The Supply Chain Management Technology Intern will assist the Department with a variety of responsibilities including, but not limited to:

    • Ensure accurate tracking, researching, measuring, reporting and evaluating Supplier performance
    • Review contractual agreements
    • Draft Non-Disclosure Agreements
    • Participate in Stakeholder and Supplier calls and meetings (e.g. Requests for Proposal, Business Reviews, etc.)
    • Contribute to scorecarding, quality control, invoice reconciliation, rate analysis, maintenance renewals and market research
    • Identify and implement efficiencies with procure to pay and vendor management processes
    • Engage and communicate with Internal Customers

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

    High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.

     

    Must be at least 18 years of age.

     

    To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a fulltime student at time of application (minimum of 12 credit hours)

     

    Sophomores or Juniors preferred. Please include your graduation date on your resume.

     

    Minimum of a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA

     

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

     

    Education:

     

    Progress towards degree in Supply Chain Management, Information Technology Management, Systems Engineering, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Accounting, Finance, or related degree.

     

    Skills:

    • Excellent attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
    • Self-starter, critical thinker and innovator of ideas that could increase value for SWA
    • Aptitude to read contract language; familiarity with different contract types
    • Strong analysis and communication (written and verbal) skills
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills preferred (Excel pivot tables, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines
    • Ability to work independently and willingness to function as part of a Team

     

     

     

    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 per hour + flight privileges

     

    This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.

     

    All students must apply online at  careers.southwestair.com

     

    Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

     

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