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Intern - Business Area Supply Chain Analyst

Company:  Ball Aerospace

Westminster, CO, US, 80021

Date:  Nov 26, 2021
Job Category:  Internship
Req. ID:  13217

At Ball Aerospace, we care about the health and safety of our team members, their families and our communities. Ball Aerospace will comply with Executive Order 14042 and all team members will be required to provide proof of completed vaccination status as a condition of employment as stated within the Order, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations.


Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.


We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


The Operations Strategic Support Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution – from technologies and investments to supply chain, manufacturing and test operations, facilities management, and information technology services.


The Ball Aerospace Internship Program is a 10-week summer program that provides interns with practical experience working on relevant projects while working with designated mentors; access to state-of-the-art equipment; a competitive wage; relocation reimbursement; in-house training; group activities; possible future employment and the ability to participate in the Ball Aerospace Remote Sensing Team (BIRST) program to build and launch a rocket or high-altitude balloon.  At the conclusion of your internship, you will be required to prepare and deliver a formal presentation of your project work to your respective department.


Administrative Intern - Business Area Supply Chain Analyst


This person, reporting directly to the Supply Chain Program Lead (SCPL) for National Defense, will learn the role of the Material Control Analyst (MCA) while gaining exposure to the SCPL responsibilities. As an MCA representing supply chain, you will ensure a strong link between various supply chain functions, including planning, subcontracts/procurement, quality, inventory management and logistics. The MCA is responsible for the tactical development and execution of a program’s (or set of programs) material needs, starting at program kickoff and ending when all material is positioned and ready for use by the programs. While working alongside the SCPL, this role will provide opportunity to support proposal activities, revenue planning and tracking, and risk mitigation as it pertains to supply chain performance.


What You’ll Do:


  • Execute, monitor, and maintain changes to the manufacturing product structure in the MRP system.
  • Analyze lead times and identify critical path procurements.
  • Identify and mitigate program risks as they pertain to material requirements.
  • Drive data-based decision making.
  • Partner with key program stakeholders and develop strong program relationships to encourage accountability.
  • Collaborate with supply chain functions for support as needed.
  • Provide leadership in managing the Material Baseline, with particular focus on:
    • Material availability
    • Program schedule
    • Compliance
  • Perform monthly financial tracking activities including updating material sales plans and working with subcontracts/procurement to identify supplier delivery risks.
  • Support proposal activities by working with SCPL on development of supply chain inputs.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company.  Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


What You’ll Need:


  • Must have completed your sophomore or junior year and be enrolled in a degree program for the fall of 2022. We will also accept students enrolled in a post graduate program.
  • Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management or a related degree.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Experience in Supply Chain fundamentals.
  • Adherence to both internal and external compliance regulations.
  • Ability to analyze complex data, determine trends, and provide guidance preferred.
  • Ability to make independent decisions, be self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, detail-oriented, and team player.

Working Conditions:


  • Ball Aerospace is a drug-free workplace, which is imperative to the health and safety of all employees and is required as a condition of receiving contracts from federal agencies.  Please remember that regardless of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states, possession and use continues to be illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act.  This includes the use of some CBD products.  A post-offer, pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment.
  • Work is performed in an office environment.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


Relocation for this position is available.


Compensation & Benefits:


  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $16.25 - $21.85 per hour (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
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Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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