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Supply Chain Intern



16d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Logistics
  • Milwaukee

AI generated summary

  • You need to be pursuing a degree in operations, supply chain, business, engineering, or similar. Have strong communication, organization, and problem-solving skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office, with a background in data analysis and ERP systems preferred.
  • You will support supplier quote preparation, analyze RFQs, follow up on quotes, assist with sourcing development, and provide reporting for supplier management and cost optimization at Komatsu.


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or advanced degree in Operation, Supply Chain, Business Administration, Engineering (Or other data focused majors), or similar, from an accredited college or university
  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or master’s level student in good academic standing
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team towards a goal
  • Excellent organization and personal time management skills, ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess effective problem solving and critical thinking skills; ability to be creative and resourceful when needed
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite products (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background or course work in Data analysis economics, or mathematics.
  • Excellent PC software skills with Windows Operating system. SAP ERP System.
  • Exposure to, experience in, or understanding of MRP (Material Requirement Planning) and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and the ability to maintain data to accomplish company production strategies/goals. Preferably in SAP but any ERP system is beneficial.
  • Understanding of the concepts around or experience in Bills of Materials, Routings, Blueprint Reading, Purchasing, Inventory Control and Order Processing functions.
  • Interest in or aptitude to learn about careers in the heavy equipment industry.


  • Prepares supplier quote packages by gathering engineering drawings and specifications from various systems and distributes with direction from Category Managers.
  • Prepares engineering drawings and quoting packages
  • Performs analysis on RFQs. Develops bid analysis summaries.
  • Extracts estimated annual usage and previous purchase price for cost impact analysis.
  • Supports suppliers with issues opening protected drawings
  • Follow-up with suppliers on aging quotes
  • Assist with identification, evaluation, and support for the development of sources of supply and commodity plans for OE and Aftermarket in accordance with SLQCD principals as assigned
  • Drives, supports, and provides reporting and analytics for continuous improvement and supplier development and management in coordination with the Category Managers and New Product Development – Cost Optimization Project Managers to leverage spend and cost reductions.


What are the key responsibilities of a Supply Chain Intern?

The key responsibilities of a Supply Chain Intern include preparing supplier quote packages, gathering engineering drawings and specifications, performing analysis on RFQs, supporting supplier relationships, driving continuous improvement and supplier development, and providing reporting and analytics for cost reductions.

What qualifications are required for the Supply Chain Intern position?

Basic qualifications for the Supply Chain Intern position include pursuing a degree in relevant fields such as Supply Chain, Business Administration, or Engineering, being a sophomore, junior, senior, or master's level student in good academic standing, having strong communication and problem-solving skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products. Preferred qualifications include background or coursework in data analysis or mathematics, experience with ERP systems such as SAP, and an interest in the heavy equipment industry.

Where is the Supply Chain Intern position located?

The Supply Chain Intern position is based onsite at the South Harbor location in Milwaukee's Harbor District.

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