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Intern, Warehouse Management Systems in Des Plaines, IL at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

DSC Logistics is a leader in transforming logistics and supply chain management into a critical business strategy based on collaborative partnerships, innovative thinking and high-performance operations. DSC achieves the business goals of Fortune 500 and other dynamic companies by designing, integrating, managing and adapting customized supply chain solutions. As a Lead Logistics Partner (LLP) and third-party logistics (3PL) provider, DSC delivers value by reducing total system costs, optimizing business processes, facilitating growth and change, and maximizing the potential of the supply chain. In today’s environment, filled with rapid and unpredictable change, DSC helps customers achieve their goals by being ready for anything!

The WMS team is responsible for the DSC’s Warehouse Management System that is used by the majority of DSC’s Logistic Centers. This system is critical to the daily operations of the business and has a direct impact on labor utilization. As part of the transformation effort this project is being launched to simplify, standardize and create efficiencies for Operation Specialists. We are currently seeking an inquisitive, analytical thinker for an Internship opening in our department.

Internship Position Responsibilities include:
  • Updating legacy screens so that they are more intuitive and easier to learn.
  • The goal of the project is to modernize the “green screens” in the browser which will create professional looking browser interfaces in a point-and-click, drag and drop manner.
  • This project will involve using a third-party tool to convert the screens so it is imperative that the candidate is comfortable with learning new technology.

Internship Job Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Industry
    • Current Supply Chain Terminology and Best Practices
  • Development Support
    • User Interface Design Concepts
    • Human and Machine Interactions
    • Utilization of Profound Software toolset
  • Technical Skills
    • On-line computer experience
    • NoJs programming
    • Java programming
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Working in a team environment
  • Analytical, inquisitive and critical thinking mindset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office and computer equipment.

DSC Logistics is an equal opportunity employer. It is DSC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information.