Supply Chain Intern in Brecksville at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 12/23/2020

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Job Description

Transform Your Tomorrow ... Today at Curtiss-Wright

At Curtiss-Wright, you have the opportunity to transform the way our customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides our employees with excellent experiences that enable them to develop their skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. At Curtiss-Wright, you will have the opportunity to contribute from day one. During your Semester Internship, you will receive training from the industry top professionals in one of Curtiss-Wright's key segments.

Duration: Part to Full-Time: January -- December 2020 (20-40 hours per week); Pay range $15-16/hour

Job Summary

The Supply Chain Intern is responsible for a function or critical project within the overall Supply Chain Team. This can include doing business directly with a supplier and purchasing critical components or services, onsite supplier visit or a complex projects to launch new products or improve the efficiency and performance of the supply chain department.

The Challenge

  • Develop an understanding of the Supply Chain department and how they collaborate with other departments
  • Assist and lead assigned projects
  • Develop potential process improvements for increased efficiencies and waste elimination
  • Assist in new product launch process: Manage master data in ERP system (Infor LN), sourcing of suppliers, request quotes from suppliers and handle analysis to make recommendations
  • Supply chain analysis in support of, forecasting, performance measurement analysis and order management
  • Statistical analysis and insight reporting on commodity spend
  • Sales analysis and forecast development
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain, Quality, Engineering, Business Development & Operations to ensure the procurement of high quality and competitive parts or services
  • Cost Analysis- run/create reports, monitor cost changes and assist in cost saving opportunities RFQ's
  • Metrics monitoring- run reports showing departmental metrics and provide trend analysis
  • Developing and delivering presentations to management on suppliers and their performance
  • Interact with other CW locations
  • Spreadsheet Development and Maintenance/Pivot Tables to gather critical information to decide source of supply and competitive cost levels


  • Currently enrolled in a BA/BS Degree program in Engineering, Business, Operations or Supply Chain Management required
  • Ability to multi-task, handling quick turnaround
  • Ability to identify problem issues and escalate and/or execute acceptable solutions
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with customers, suppliers and employees/managers at all levels within the company
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain safe work environment
  • Possesses strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in standard business software packages (e.g., Microsoft Office)

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Performs all work in accordance with safety and workmanship and good housekeeping specifications
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee alternates between sitting and standing/walking for long periods of time
  • This position requires the ability to lift office products and supplies up to 20 pounds


  • Provided Training on software, including: excel, ERP and other software and technology

About Us

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide, and has a turnover of over $2.5 billion per annum.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition opens an email client application and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.