Inbound Logistics Management Internship/Co-Op (Summer 2019)

at Tesla in Fremont, California, United States
Field: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Employment type: Internship
Required languages:
- English (professional working proficiency)
Offer last updated on 8 January 2019
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About the job

The Global Supply Chain team at Tesla owns our category management strategies and strategic sourcing initiatives. The team gets exposure and opportunities to collaborate with a wide range of business groups including stakeholder groups related to the specific commodity, as well as Legal, and Finance. Global Supply team members are expected to develop strategic business relationships with external suppliers and internal business stakeholders, develop global category strategies for material commodities, lead contract negotiations, drive cost savings initiatives and implement strategic sourcing best practices.

Even interns within our Supply Chain Organization support the development, implementation and management of strategies to provide Tesla with optimal supply assurance, pricing, flexibility, quality and delivery performance. Interns build and leverages strong working relationships with our engineering teams and key suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met. They work toward good supplier relationships and total costs of ownership to achieve maximum advantage for Tesla and our customers.

Tesla is a fast moving, dynamic environment where flexibility and adaptability are key attributes needed for success. The successful candidate will be a self-starter; motivated and positive person who is willing to achieve what many say is impossible. 

Team Overview:

Responsible for the inbound and outbound transportation management, fleet management, materials handling, order fulfillment, logistics network design, and management of third-party logistics services providers. Within logistics, the global trade & compliance department is responsible in maintaining a high level of compliance with import, customs and export rules and regulations while minimizing costs and complexity within Tesla’s overall supply chain.