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Material Planning Co-op

Last Updated Date: Feb 23, 2019

Location: Bismarck, ND, US, 58504

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You have the knowledge, now gain the experience. And why not with a global market-leading company? At Doosan Bobcat we offer a robust internship program to college students like you. Hone your creativity, critical thinking abilities, and your collaborative spirit, all while moving our company forward.

Build your future on a foundation of proven success. For us innovation is key, we strive to produce an experience for students beyond other traditional internship programs. You will be referred to as a "co-op" and you will be considered a true employee. Co-op positions are an eight-month long opportunity. You don't need a lot of experience to join, just bold dreams and a strong work ethic. Give us eight months and we'll give you a path for a lifetime.

Role & Responsibility

Your co-op will provide hands-on work in:

  • Plan, schedule, and order parts in a timely manner to meet build schedule requirements while maintaining acceptable inventory levels from a total Dollars perspective and a balanced Days On Hand perspective.
  • Coordinate and implement Engineering Change Notices by working with the appropriate functional groups while minimizing obsolescence for all product lines.
  • Participating in the Bobcat New Product Development (NPD) process.
  • Supply manufactured and purchased parts to Chicago Service Parts in a timely manner to meet order due dates.
  • Minimize expediting time and freight costs (air and ground) for parts issues.
  • Assist in resolving short-term supplier quality issues.
  • Manage past due purchase orders and work with Accounts Payable on supplier invoicing issues.
  • Process GTN (Gross-To-Net) / ASCP (Advanced Supply Chaining Planning) in a timely manner and communicate schedule changes in requirements to supplier's.
  • Support Supply Chain continuous improvement and Lean Six Sigma projects.
  • Make a significant contribution to real projects to improve product costs, availability, and quality
  • Work in cross-functional teams, including Sourcing, Manufacturing, Finance and Engineering to improve productivity
  • Collaborate with all members of the supply chain, both internal and external customers.

Job Requirement

  • Jr. or Sr. standing in Business, Engineering, Logistics and Supply Chain Management or related fields
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
  • Capable of completing tasks using Oracle and other business systems.
  • Strong analytical skills required.
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills are a necessity.
  • Ability to communicate individually and in a group environment
  • Commitment to Doosan/Bobcat for the entire 8 month term of the co-op
  • Previous co-op or internship a plus.


Co-op Benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Gain experience on real-life projects
  • Work directly with skilled professionals at a global company
  • Attend student specific events tied to innovation, manufacturing processes, and product training
  • Opportunity to give back through organized employee community service events
  • First access to full-time career opportunities
  • Reimbursements:
    • Tuition reimbursement for co-op/internship related courses up to $1,000
    • Steel-toed boot and safety glasses reimbursements
    • Relocation reimbursements
    • House-hunting or interview travel reimbursements

The world-renowned brands that make up Doosan Bobcat produce industry-leading compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Bobcat is a part of the Doosan Group, which employs 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide. With people at the core of who we are, we believe the growth of our people will lead to the continued growth and success of our world-class company. Our team of dedicated employees is the backbone that allows us to provide construction equipment solutions that help our customers build the world of tomorrow. Wherever you find us, you’ll hear the sounds of progress, see the results of our people and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything we do.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck

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