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Materials Intern

Oshkosh Corporation
United States, Pennsylvania, Shippensburg
November 03, 2022

About JLG, an Oshkosh company

JLG began in 1969, when our founder, John L. Grove set out to resolve growing safety concerns in the construction industry. Since then we have been committed to understanding the challenges and delivering innovative solutions to the access market. We partner with customers to provide quality equipment, training opportunities and trusted support within the access industry. We are a global company, and our products-including mobile elevating work platforms, telehandlers, utility vehicles and accessories-can be found all over the world.


As a Materials Intern, you will have the opportunity to assist with multiple levels of supply chain operations within the corporation.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Analysis of inbound material, service part & finished vehicle delivery requirements with the purpose of creating a managed structure for material delivery
  • Establish/create appropriate routing instructions for current and future suppliers
  • Identify conveyance utilization inefficiencies, opportunities for consolidation of freight and general cost reductions with improved material flow; Once identified will be responsible for identifying potential solutions and implementation
  • Participate with logistics sourcing teams in the development of requirements, quote packages, data gathering, site surveys, evaluation and analysis of bid packages
  • Responsible for flow of material from the North American supplier community into North American OTC locations
  • Educate, enforce, and implement strategies relating to the effective use of assigned ship days and assigned modes of transport by value stream with OTC plants and suppliers
  • Develop and document processes and procedures concerned with North American material flow
  • Monitor routing/contract compliance of logistics service providers and conformance to same by OTC manufacturing plants and suppliers
  • Develop and manage non-compliance reporting
  • Understanding of customs events and the application of Incoterms
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned


  • Student working towards a bachelor's in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Business or related field
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites


  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while working independently and efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.