FCA US LLC College Intern Program offers a unique opportunity for highly motivated, innovative, and inspired individuals to work in a challenging assignment where contribution, teamwork and communication are vital to the success of the organization. As a leading-edge company, we provide real world challenges and rewarding intern experiences to candidates from a variety of colleges and universities while providing a competitive salary.
Interns are assigned to an organization department based on the candidate's background, skill set and interests. The assignments are project-oriented, meaningful to the department and allow the intern to take responsibility for a major task. Interns experience a sense of personal accomplishment and contribution and experience the corporate business culture through work assignments and structured activities. They gain the communication and etiquette skills required in business while sharing knowledge gained from recent courses. They also enhance their computer skills and learn new systems and software. Each Intern assignment consists of challenging projects with specific goals, providing opportunities for personal growth and development. Interns that demonstrate outstanding qualities may be invited back the following year for a second internship or to interview for full-time positions in our various new hire programs.
Summer internships are primarily located at the FCA US Headquarters and Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan, other facilities in the Detroit Metropolitan area, and business centers located throughout the country. Interns may qualify for a housing allowance and/or travel assistance. During the internship, Interns will have the opportunity to participate in many activities designed specifically to enhance their knowledge of FCA, our products and the metro Detroit area.
In a Purchasing role at FCA US, you will be part of a team that is instrumental to the company's leadership position in the automotive industry. Purchasing is responsible for globally sourcing all parts and services by creating strategic and innovative supplier partnerships that will ensure the best quality parts for our vehicles. Purchasing is a fast-paced and exciting work environment where strategic planning and entrepreneurial spirit drives our success.
Purchasing Interns will support sourcing, cost reduction, strategy development, financial analysis and supplier development activities in one of FCA purchasing's functional areas (direct purchasing, indirect purchasing, Mopar purchasing). Interns may also have the opportunity to work within supplier relations and risk management, product development purchasing or global project management, processes and methods. Candidates will gain industry experience, interface with all levels within our purchasing department and apply their course work to drive results.
Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management or related field or pursuing a Bachelor of Science from an ABET Engineering accredited program
Completion of sophomore year at an accredited university by the spring of 2021
GPA of 3.0 or higher (based on a 4.0 scale)
Previous internship/supply chain experience
Strong data analysis skills
Proficient in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite
Strong interest in automotive industry and new technologies
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Must exhibit strong leadership characteristics
Creative and innovative thinking
Ability to travel within the NAFTA region (potential)