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Internship – Process Improvement Coordinator


Posted: 1/28/2019
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 18924

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Education Required:

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Relocation Provided:

No Relocation Offered

Job Category:

Quality and Continuous Improvement



CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Its pallets, crates and containers form the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, CHEP created one of the world's most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as ‘pooling’. CHEP primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. CHEP employs approximately 11,000 people and owns approximately 300 million pallets, crates and containers through a network of more than 750 service centres, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch-points for global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco, Kellogg’s and Nestlé. CHEP is part of the Brambles Group and operates in more than 55 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. For more information on CHEP, visit For information on the Brambles Group, visit
As one of four Brambles growth companies, CHEP and Brambles provide you unparalleled opportunities to advance and accelerate your career. You’ll be joining an international growth organisation with a pioneering, circular business model. You’ll be working for a company that is changing the way goods get to market. You’ll become part of an efficient and collaborative global team making a real contribution to a smarter, more sustainable future. For more on how Brambles growth companies can accelerate your career, visit

Position Description

Position Purpose

This role is to provide value-add analytical support to the technical services management leadership in finding additional opportunities to be implemented globally. The expectation is that the candidate would use their education, experience and analytical capabilities to find equipment and process improvements in CHEP pallet service centers. Employment term is 6 months.

Major/Key Accountabilities

Define a repeatable data analysis approach to find the top 5 sort line MTBF improvement opportunities. The expectation is to use Factory Management System downtime detail and visual observation to drive the approach.

Create and maintain an opportunity log and work to gain approval for equipment and/or process changes.
Documentation of the opportunity process for replication globally.
Achieve initiative targets of 15% sustainable throughput improvement by improving MTBF in the Orlando SC.
Communicate current status and progress in weekly format.
Other project work related to machine learning and Factory Management Systems


4 year degree in a relevant business discipline e.g. engineering, industrial engineering, operations or supply chain management.

Good verbal and written communication skills
Good presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to drive projects to deliver target
Demonstrated ability to identify and drive process improvements
Must be highly organized with excellent time management and prioritization skills
Self-starter: Ability to work independently with minimum supervision


5 plus years experience in managing a quality or analytical team supporting production, operations or supply chain activities

Proficiency in Microsoft applications – Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, Word
Preferred experience in Operations and Project Management

Skills and Knowledge

Project Management

Operational experience


Required: English

Competency Success Profile

Critical Competencies for Performance

Process Management
Functional/ Technical Skills
Drive for Results
Innovation Management
Interpersonal Savvy
Learning on the fly
Peer Relationships

What will student learn from this experience?

The intern will be treated as a professional hire and will gain experience in a robust, global business environment. Time will be allocated to coaching & mentoring, answering questions, listening, and relationship building. They will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and professionally. They will learn how to apply critical thinking skills in problem identification and data analysis, and in recognizing the implications of decisions.

We're excited you're here to learn how we'll leverage our family of growth companies to accelerate your career. Brambles companies employ more than 14,500 people in over 60 countries, committed to connecting people to life's essentials, every day. Our people are shaping a smarter, more sustainable future by changing the way business makes, moves and sells goods in every corner of the world. We look forward to helping you become one of them.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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