The Service Parts Warehousing Co-op roles reside under the Consumer Operations team located in Jeffersonville, IN. This team solves some of the most complicated problems in the warehousing industry in a high paced, high velocity environment. Join this team to see every part in the supply chain at work, to service multiple customer types from eCommerce, field technicians, and parts distributors. Get ready to use your problem solving capability combined with advanced analytics, automation, and other technology solutions as we look to delight our appliances owners!
WHAT YOU WILL DO
The Fall 2023 Co-op rotation run from August 21, 2023 until December 15, 2023 and will be based out of our warehouse in Jeffersonville, IN.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with your assignment leader to accomplish established objectives and goals that support the business and offer learning opportunity to develop your supply chain expertise
This role focuses on how to drive continuous improvement as a part of our robotics and automation strategy within the warehouse.
Partner with the site process improvements team using data analysis/advanced analytics, technology solutions, work observations and supplier management, to find opportunities to improve flow of parts within the warehouse as well as drive productivity projects to reduce costs.
Work cross functionally with our 3PL and materials planning team to troubleshoot defects and drive corrective actions to reduce lead time between Jeffersonville and Ridge Road warehouses.
Partner with operations tea to Poke Yoke receiving process to limit inventory errors.
Reduce customer back orders through cross-functional work to improve dock to stock time.
Inclusion in development and training opportunities to enhance the students' technical and professional development including, communication skills and resume writing.
Participate on committees with peers that offer opportunities to network with the leaders of the company as well as volunteering with community service activities such as mentoring & tutoring elementary students. Optional committee events will also be available both in and out of work including lunches, weekend activities and sports.
Reliable transportation to and from work daily is required.
Housing & Relocation assistance available.
Currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing a bachelor's degree or better in Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering (or related degrees) or Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Logistics/Distribution (or related degrees)
December 2023 or later graduation date
Cumulative GPA >=3.0 (out of 4.0)
Legal authorization to work in the country/region where the business is hiring is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas now, nor in the future, for this position.
Passion for manufacturing/ warehouse operations
Desire and ability to learn
Solid analytical skills
Strong work ethic
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to have two or more co-op rotations prior to graduation
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/PROTECTED VETERANS/INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
GE Appliances offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE Appliances is a trust-based organization. It is important we offer our employees the flexibility they need to do their best work while balancing the needs of the business and individuals. When you join GEA, you will have the opportunity to work with your leader to create a flexible work arrangement that balances the needs of the individual, team, and organization.
At GE Appliances, we create possibilities. We also design, build, test, sell, and distribute them. Named “Smart Appliance Company of the Year” by IoT Breakthrough, we’re changing the way people cook, clean, and cool to enable happiness & wellbeing in their homes. If you gravitate toward challenge, seek out responsibility, and want to make a difference, this opportunity is for you. Join a large and diverse community of co-ops and interns at the fastest-growing appliance manufacturer in the U.S.
Most positions are located in Louisville, KY (our Corporate HQ). Assignments are also available in Camden, SC; Decatur, AL; LaFayette, GA; Selmer, TN. Housing and relocation assistance is available for eligible students.