Intern, Supply Chain, Hach, Ames, Iowa
Hach Company - Ames, IA

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OPCO Description

HACH, a Danaher Company, is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. As a recognized global leader in the industry, we have enjoyed strong, consistent growth year over year. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

Description

Purpose of Position:
Assist Manager of Supply Chain in special projects related to Inventory and Supplier Quality.

Essential Functions:
  • Assist Procurement team in maximizing the effectiveness of Kanban systems
  • Support process improvements to achieve goals for safety, quality, delivery and cost
  • Provide input and recommendations for the identification and selection of improvement
projects

  • Participate in kaizen or improvement project teams
  • Work with Design and Implementation teams on manufacturability, capability, reliability
reviews

  • Assist in data collection and analysis for new business opportunities
  • Assist in benchmarking studies as required
  • Assist in defining manufacturing requirements for suppliers
Qualifications

Education, Background and Skill Requirements

  • Minimum of Junior in one of the following programs: College of Business/LSCM: Logistics & Supply Chain Management (B), College of Business/OSCM: Operations & Supply Chain Management (B), College of Business/SCM: Supply Chain Management (B)
  • Excellent computer skills.
Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment consists of an indoor, work or home office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING

External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Hach is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining or compensation.

Danaher Overview

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and consumer products, which all generate approximately $17 Billion in revenue. Danaher’s business activities encompass four reporting segments and are comprised of six strategic platforms: Medical Technologies, Professional Instrumentation (Environmental, Electronic Test), Industrial Technologies (Motion, Product ID, and Focused Niche Businesses) and Tools & Components (Mechanic’s Hand Tools). Danaher operates globally with about 50% of its revenues derived from outside the United States. The Company has significant operating businesses headquartered in Europe and has greatly expanded its operating presence in Asia over the past several years. Danaher is a well-capitalized business, which has historically used available cash flow to fund acquisition activity. Culturally, the company operates in a highly de-centralized model with an extremely lean corporate structure. Danaher has a proven system for achieving performance: the Danaher Business System (DBS). It drives every aspect of the group’s culture and performance. DBS is a system of continuous improvement and is used to guide and measure everyday activities, which has enabled it to double in size about every 5 years with impressive financial performance.

Organization

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Hach

Job Function

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Supply Chain / Logistics

Primary Location

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North America-United States-IA-Ames

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Schedule

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Full-time

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Danaher is a well-diversified industrial and medical conglomerate whose products test, analyze, and diagnose. Its subsidiaries design,...