Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of essential chemicals used for a variety of indispensable products, including chemicals used for water treatment, various cleaners and sanitizers, pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, construction materials, and next-generation climate-friendly refrigerants. Based in Dallas, Texas, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Canada and Chile, OxyChem is among the top three producers in the United States for the principal chlor-alkali, chlorinated organic, PVC and other products it manufacturers and markets.
Oxy’s Summer Intern Program runs from May to August for a full 12 weeks. As an Oxy intern, you will have the opportunity to experience real-life projects with hands-on participation in Oxy’s core businesses. Your summer project will be designed to add value to our operations while providing an opportunity to observe your skills and competencies in action. Oxy interns are paired with a manager and mentor in order to provide technical guidance throughout the project timeline. In addition to attending training and development courses, lunch and learns, field trips, and social activities, interns will be given the chance to meet with Oxy executives and leadership throughout the internship. Click here for more information about the intern program.
About the Position:
The Supply Chain Internship Program is designed to attract and build future leaders by giving them an opportunity to gain exposure to Supply Chain functions that are critical to our organization. Interns’ will work on various projects within several functional areas. Examples of duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Support purchasing teams by assisting with assigned projects to drive process improvements, reduce costs and leverage supplier relationships.
Assist in the development, analysis, and implementation of sourcing strategies for critical goods, materials, and services.
Coordinate the preparation of formal requests for proposals in addition to related analysis and evaluation of bids.
Collaborate with key suppliers and facilitate problem resolution.
Drive assigned purchasing initiatives and process improvements.
Analyze and provide recommendations on various freight modes (rail, barge, truck) to minimize delivered costs.
Develop utilization models for rail car usage.
Review daily rail or truck operations and make recommendations to resolve issues that effect on time and safe movement of Oxy’s rail fleet or truck carriers to customers, exchange partners, terminals, manufacturing and repair facilities.
Customer Supply Chain Services:
Analyze and provide recommendations on assigned projects involving order fulfillment, inventory management, and freight.
Assist with client-facing and internal activities associated with OxyChem product requests, shipments, invoices and customer satisfaction.
Collaborate with management team on value added service offerings.
Drive assigned strategies and process improvements to support Customer Supply Chain Services.
- Competitive salary
- Begin investing to your 401(K) and Retirement on your first day with combined 14% company matching
- Relocation Assistance and/or fully-furnished Corporate Housing provided, if applicable
- 9/80 Work Schedule. Enjoy a 3-day weekend every other week!
- Must apply to Oxy’s job application at www.oxy.com/careers in order to be considered.
- Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Distribution, or related Business and/or Engineering discipline.
- Student must be classified as a Junior.
- Graduation date between December 2022 – May 2023 (Junior classification)
- Must maintain minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale.
- Dallas, Texas
Oxy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.