O-I Supply Chain Intern - Fall 2019 in Perrysburg, Ohio

Supply Chain Intern - Fall 2019

  • Job ID #:5789

  • Functional Area:Supply Chain

  • Position Type:Intern or Other Job Types

  • Relocation Provided:Yes

  • Location:NA Regional HQ - Perrysburg, OH

  • Department:Supply Chain

  • Education Required:High School Diploma

  • Experience Required:None

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Position Description:


Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world's largest glass container manufacturer and has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. With 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.


We are currently seeking Supply Chain Interns to work with us at our global headquarters in Perrysburg, OH during the Fall ‘19 Semester. As an intern at O-I, you will be offered challenging and diverse opportunities while being supported through a structured learning and development program, with access to a variety of on the job activities, networking and social activities.

Supply Chain Interns will assist and learn key aspects of O-I business in the area of Supply Chain. Assignments will include experience in Procurement, Logistics, Production Planning or Supply Chain Analytics. Interns will learn fundamental business processes including; plant procurement, freight tendering, data analysis, inventory tracking, production order management, etc. Interns may also be asked to lead smaller projects. They would have to provide updates, escalate issues and make improvement recommendations to management.

Assignments and duties are driven by business needs in all four areas of Supply Chain and will vary given business needs. Assignments could include one or more projects within the following areas:

  • Buying and Expediting

  • Invoice Resolution (root cause analysis)

  • Market Intelligence for Sourcing events

  • Spend Analysis

  • Master Data Analysis

  • Material Inventory Tracking

  • Procurement and Business Process Reviews

  • Freight tendering

  • Transportation spend data analysis

  • Create and maintain key Supply Chain KPI’s including: inventory, service, forecast accuracy, etc.

  • Participate in smaller projects to improve Supply Chain processes.

  • Maintain and create manufacturing production schedules for production facilities.

  • Perform ad hoc supply chain analyses

Position Requirements:


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong analytical, quantitative, problem solving and conceptual skills required.

  • Must be detail oriented and able to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

  • Must be able to work independently or in a team setting.

  • Previous internships considered a plus.

For consideration, please apply at www.o-i.com/careers

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. (O-I does not sponsor working visas for internships or co-ops).

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.