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Distribution Engineering Co-Op in Alburtis, PA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 7/15/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Alburtis, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Less than 1 year
  • Date Posted:
    7/15/2022
  • Job ID:
    req28420

Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

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Position Summary:

 The Bimbo Bakeries USA Sales Co-Op program is a dynamic 3 or 6-month, paid, opportunity that affords students a remarkable experience to participate in fast-paced real world projects designed to further develop strategic project management, analytical problem solving, and managerial leadership skills. Mentors will be designated to guide student collaborations and project work in each area. Students will be exposed to a variety of functional areas such as sales, distribution, and sales planning while earning college credits in various locations nationwide. The students will gain valuable experience and transferrable skills in the following areas:

•           Operational experience with the distribution of Consumer-Packaged Goods in a DSD model.

•           Hands on experience implementing and testing innovative solutions.

•           Ability to adapt to a multitude of Business Intelligence tools.

•           Familiarity with business agnostic tools and platforms that prepare the student for future roles.

Key Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include the consistent collaboration with the DSD Excellence Transformation team during the diagnostic, planning and implementation stages, while incorporating safety and quality standards in a continuous improvement environment. Successful candidates will be a results-oriented team player, have solid interpersonal skills, and a strong commitment.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

•         Perform data analysis to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

•         Collecting and compiling data for reporting purposes.

•         Creating reference material and training documents to communicate best practice standards.

•         Assist in the implementation of data governance processes throughout the business units.

Job Requirements

Key Behavioral Competencies:

•         Must possess strong leadership, computer, and communication (verbal and written) skills.

•         Working knowledge of MS Office

 

Education and Work History:

•         Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or related field

•         Must be willing to work various shifts and over time as needed.

•         Must possess strong leadership, computer, and communication (verbal and written) skills.

•         Ability to analyze data.

•         The ability to help the transformation team throughout the sales organization to achieve the goals.

•         Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a challenging environment.

•         Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

•         Ability to travel up to 30 %.



Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:

  • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency 
  • We have 18 ENERGY STAR® Certified facilities
  • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
  • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel – propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.