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GROWMARK Supply Chain/Logistics Intern - GROWMARK, Inc. - Bloomington, IL

GROWMARK is an agricultural cooperative serving almost 400,000 customers across North America, providing agronomy, energy, facility engineering and construction, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services. Headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois, GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by its member cooperatives. GROWMARK also owns and operates SEEDWAY, the largest full-line seed company in the United States. More information is available at growmark.com.

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PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT 

 

Serves as the Supply Chain and Logistics intern under the direction of the Dispatch Operations and Analysis Director, assists with general Supply Chain and Logistics functions. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

 

  • Hands on experience in supply chain and logistics field. 

 

  • Provide analysis for logistics division regarding carrier and customer freight volumes.  

 

  • Review and analyze performance of logistics/transportation with provided reports.  

 

  • Review historical data to identify volume trends and patterns.  

 

  • Review and analyze dispatch operational procedures.  

 

  • Gain understanding and experience with functions of transportation and logistics area.  

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS 

 

  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. 

 

  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS 

 

  • Must be pursuing a business or related degree (Supply Chain, Agribusiness) at a community college or university, in good academic standing at time the internship begins. 

 

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently. 

 

  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. 

 

  • Frequently required to lift 51-70 pounds as needed 

 

  • Potentially exposed and required to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wet, etc.), as well as working at various heights or elevated platforms 

 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and have the ability to travel independently and overnight as needed. 

 

  • Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 
     

 

WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE 

 

  • We value relationships and people first and foremost 

 

  • We are a company that is committed to being an innovation leader in the agriculture industry

 

  • We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources 

 

  • We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities 

 

 

WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT US 

 

The GROWMARK Internship Program has been in existence for 63 years. The program has given over 1,350 students the opportunity to explore career paths and develop professionally; many of which still call the FS GROWMARK System “home” today! 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington IL
Nearest Secondary Market: Normal

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