Continuous Improvement/Supply Chain Intern

Help us help our customers realize their dreams of a beautiful home! -Join The #1 Furniture Company-Join The #1 Furniture Brand
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry's broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries.
Design, Build, Deliver:
Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees. Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production standards in the world, we are able to maximize productivity and minimize waste, generating additional savings for you. Finally, all orders are filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.
The Continuous Improvement/Supply Chain Intern will participate in a wide range of engineering related activities as part of the Ashley Bedding Department. Some of these activities include but are not limited to: Engineering concept, designing, and the creation and modification of documentation supporting projects. This position will assist, maintain and coordinate tasks associated with the Ashley Continuous Improvement and Supply Chain.
TO APPLY PLEASE CLICK HERE: http://ashleyfurniture.avature.net/ashleyfurniturecareers?jobId=13721&source=Monster
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Participate in educational activities.
Complete assigned tasks within defined time frames.
Prepare and modify documentation of activities and experiments using written and digital media.
Prepare agendas for meetings and prepare schedules.
Present activity results to team members.
Job Requirements
Actively enrolled college with strong interest in Engineering, Continuous Improvement, or Supply Chain, Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Basic engineering concepts
Proficient computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite, internet
Computer based training and development software
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Works effectively with moderate direction
Takes initiative and ownership to improve work product and environment
Works collaboratively and effectively with team members
Effective time management and organizational skills
Work independently as well as in a team environment
Strong attention to detail
Maintain confidentiality
Communicates professionally across positional and organizational levels
Respond professionally in situations with difficult employee/vendor/customer issues or inquires
Generates suggestions to improve processes
Handle multiple projects simultaneously within established time constraints
Display empathy, understanding and patience with employees and external customers
Perform under strong demands in a fast-paced environment
We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific job requirements may be contacted. Principals Only
TO APPLY PLEASE CLICK HERE: http://ashleyfurniture.avature.net/ashleyfurniturecareers?jobId=13721&source=Monster

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