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International Logistics and Trade Compliance Co-op

Location: 

Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  506
Job Type: 

We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

 

We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

 

Duration: January 2019 - August 2019

Eligibility: Students in their JR or SR year

All candidates must be currently eligible to work in the U.S. and provide proper documentation to substantiate

 

Position Summary

As an International Transportation and Trade Compliance Co-op you will work directly with other members of the department to develop and document auditing processes and procedures.  Your efforts will contribute to establishing best practices for our logistics and trade compliance functions, with a focus on Customs regulations and performance expectations.  Throughout the assignment you will gain exposure to other business functions related to our global consumer product business.

 

Universal Accountabilities

  • Assist with developing procedures, reports and Metrics
  • Perform analytical analysis for sourcing opportunities
  • Track shipments and communicate status to functional departments
  • Drive cost awareness when pursuing alternative solutions
  • Support over $10MM in international transportation spend
  • Gain exposure to a global supply chain

 

Specific Accountabilities

  • Manage multiple assignments and projects, often working with different team members; demonstrate effective collaboration and time-management
  • Demonstrate initiative that leads to optimizing your co-op experience; seeking out challenging assignments, asking questions that help develop or reinforce your fundamental knowledge and further develop your interpersonal strengths
  • Presenting a summary of your experiences and benefits, including process improvement opportunities at the end of the program

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Junior or Senior undergraduate student majoring in Supply Chain, Business Management, Industrial Engineering or other related discipline.
  • Some demonstration of project or group leadership
  • Knowledge of basic statistics
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and comfortable with risk assessment and decision making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • All candidates must be currently eligible to work in the U.S. and provide proper documentation to substantiate

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with ISO documentation
  • SAP or other ERP software
  • Experience in supply chain or manufacturing environment

 

Working Relationships

  • Domestic and International Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Carriers, Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers
  • Reports to the International Logistics and Global Trade Compliance Managers

 

Work Environment

  • Travel requirements-none
  • Work hours-standard first shift hours
  • Routine office tasks at a PC

 

Duration of Co-op / Intern

  • June - December 2019

 

ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be aware of and follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job.
  • Perform every job safely, for the benefit of self, co-workers, contractors, and for the protection of facilities.  This includes the use of required personal protective equipment and use of safety equipment as well as safe work practices.
  • Immediately report every job-related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a supervisor.
  • Assist in investigating incidents as directed by your supervisor.
  • Take necessary actions to correct or stop any unsafe conditions or practices.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Review Material Data Sheet instructions before working with any chemical product.

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Colleagues are responsible for their own quality and that of colleagues within their span of control. 
  • Colleagues are responsible to follow all established Quality procedures and instructions. 
  • Notify supervision for corrective action if and when defects are found and/or parts/processes do not conform to specifications.

 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This description is based on management’s assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date of this description was prepared.  It is a general guideline for managers and employees, but it does not purport to be an exhaustive list of all the elements of the job.  Management reserves the right to modify the description at any time, or to vary the duties and responsibilities of the job on a temporary or indefinite basis to meet production, scheduling or staffing needs.

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 


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