Supply Chain Summer Intern - Masters Student at Gates Corporation in Denver, Colorado

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Job Description:

Are you inspired by challenging the status quo? Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results? If so, Gates could be for you.Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations.Let's simplify it... think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyor belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, & 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all?WHAT TO EXPECTAs an innovation leader, we look for ambitious, forward thinking, open-minded and well-rounded individuals to join our global team. Located in our Denver office, you will support the Carbon Drive Team through various activities that will enhance your knowledge of Production/Inventory Planning. It's an exciting opportunity to join the Gates Carbon Drive Team! Starting in May, you will work with the team as a Summer Intern in our Downtown Denver Office. This internship has the possibility to continue part-time during the Fall Semester.

  • You'll be working with the Carbon Drive Team and helping manage the supply and the demand of the business.

  • You will play a key role production planning for bicycle drivetrain Taiwan operations, production scheduling and inventory management to support Taiwan production operations, and communicating with domestic/overseas vendors.

  • This is an exciting opportunity for you because you will gain exposure of working with international partners within the bicycle, power sports and fitness industry.

  • You'll also manage inventor, work with suppliers and customers as well as control the follow of Carbon Drive products in and out of the warehouse

Key responsibilities (to name a few):

  • Analyzing customer demand to coordinate the flow of products from multiple vendors to the consolidation warehouse for customer pickup.

  • Communicating with vendors using collaborative cloud-based software to share data that ensures prioritization and on-time delivery

  • Working with the S&OP and finance teams to balance purchase orders, reconcile inventory, and arrange timely payment to suppliers.

  • Collaborating with engineering and commercialization manager on the process of bringing new products to market.

  • Working with the transportation and customs compliance teams for freight quotes, expediting, and tracking of essential goods for operations.

  • Assisting customer service and other supply chain analysts in conveying the delivery of products and relay any potential delays to the customer.

  • Reporting on key KPIs to help the Mobility team identify trends and meet annual goals


  • Current masters level student with a graduation date between May 2021 and May 2022

  • Pursuing a degree in Supply Management field or prior Supply Chain experience desirable

  • Strong communication skills - written, oral and presentation

  • Proficiency in systems including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong Excel experience with developing graphs, linked spreadsheets, pivot tables and Excel formulas. Microsoft Access skills a plus

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, influential and organizational skills

  • Comfort working with large datasets to deliver comprehensive insights

  • Experience running projects while maintaining progress against established timelines and quality guidelines

  • Manufacturing Industry knowledge desirable

  • Mandarin language skills is a plus

  • Relocation is not provided for this position

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

  • Ability to work in our Downtown Denver Office this summer

PLEASE NOTE:This position is located in Denver, CO and is not remotePAY & BENEFITS

  • Summer Internship - Hourly Rate between $20.00 - $22.00

  • Not eligible for employee benefits

  • 40 hours a week

WHY GATES?Founded in 1911 in Denver, Colorado, Gates is publicly traded on the NYSE. While we might operate in a vast amount of time zones we operate as 'One Gates' and have a common goal of pushing the boundaries of materials science. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers' diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.While we expect the best we also want to give you the best. That's why at Gates we provide an environment where people can succeed from our policy of 'Dress for your Day' (yes - that means you can wear jeans), health club reimbursement, to our ownership of your work/life balance and more. Visit to learn more.WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Gates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other consideration defined by law.ARE YOU DRIVEN BY POSSIBILITY?