Supply Chain Operations Intern

Date:  Apr 14, 2024

Auburn, WA, US, 98001

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  Sonepar Management Group, US

Your next career opportunity

At Sonepar, the global leader in electrical and industrial distribution, successful Associates drive and promote our mindset of Adapt, Dare and Learn. You will be developed and empowered to create best-in-class business strategies and contribute to a customer-centric environment that delivers outstanding results.


About Sonepar USA

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and continues to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 400 locations nationwide.


The Sonepar Supply Chain Operations and Analytics Intern will be responsible for delivering insights from data analysis. This individual is also responsible for inbound optimization support. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for supporting, documenting, and streamlining the requirements to implement the “Ship in Tote” initiative. This will ultimately eliminate touches while expediting inbound to put away directly into the automated system.  During this period, the individual will deeply engage with vendors and North Coast opco to understand all relevant components of order writing to receiving to put away. 


Key Tasks and Skillsets, Projects 

  • Strong technical and analytical skills 

  • Power BI Development skills 

  • Understanding of time and motion studies 

  • Strong verbal and written communication to document findings 

  • Supply chain/ Optimization / Engineering Centered course work 

  • Ability to understand and recall operational process steps  

  • Documented experience in leading presentations  


  • Create Power BI reporting and analysis to provide insights to the business 

  • Positively impact the success of the “Ship in Tote” initiative as the key resource that documents the requirements. Such findings will be leveraged to implement the actual physical and systematic enhancements.   

  • Prepare and present Capstone at end of term.  


Why work for Sonepar?


At Sonepar USA, we are Powered by Difference. As a company with local roots and global reach, we thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success.  What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where you work or who you are, you’ll get all the freedom you need to push boundaries, learn from your mistakes and help take our business to another level. You’ll also get opportunities to expand your industry experience every single day.


Our Competitive Benefits?


401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long-term and Short-term Disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.


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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 
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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue