Branch Intern Engineering - Northeast Region

Location
Albertville, MN
Posted
Jan 11, 2018
Closes
Feb 09, 2018
Ref
20043_1
Contact
Border States Electric
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Be part of a growing, successful company in an exciting and challenging field. Border States is 100% employee-owned, which means you’re empowered to make decisions, find solutions and receive rewards for your hard work.

 

 

PROGRAM OUTLINE
  • 12-week summer program (May 21st – August 10th)
  • 40 hours per week – PAID
  • Deadline for applicants is March 2, 2018
  • Based out of the Regional office in Albertville, MN, with travel up to 50% of the time across MN, WI, MI and Fargo
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to/from work and to travel as needed
  • College Transcript required at time of application (Unofficial Accepted)

    JOB SUMMARY Border States Electric Internship program aims to provide our interns with challenging, real-world projects specific to their career path. The Regional Intern - Engineering will have a solid understanding of the department they work in, as well as the overall business. The internship program aims to provide our interns with challenging, real-world projects specific to their career path. They work within the department on day to day projects; which include but are not limited to activities related to process improvement, project management, data support, reporting, documentation, and other assigned responsibilities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
      Essential Functions

    • Works within the department on day to day projects. Projects will include but not be limited to activities related to process improvement, project management, data support, reporting, documentation, and other assigned responsibilities.
    • Collaborates with various departments throughout the company.
    • Builds relationships through meetings, events and one-on-ones with key leadership and employees.
    • Assists with putting together Office/Engineer Trainings and take part in presentation of training
    • Researches and gathers product data including description, specifications, and photos, to use on BSE E-Commerce site.
    • Assists with metering on the back side
    • Assists with Total Customer Cost Management process by gathering and entering data such as cost savings into SAP
    • Participates in on-site customer projects, including part identification (Crib Crawl) and assists with customer part number identification at the customer's location.
    • Travels with Application Engineers to customer sites for meetings or training.
    • Assists with events, shows and conferences.
    • Travels with Application Engineers to customer events.
    • Works on professional development through trainings, group projects and community involvement.
    • Non-essential Functions
    • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or other designate

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Currently pursuing a BS/BA Degree in Engineering, preferably Electrical or Mechanical
    • Students must have completed their sophomore year, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be eligible to work in the United States
    • Strong knowledge of business office procedures, office equipment operation, data entry/keyboarding skills and communication systems helpful.
    • Prefer strong knowledge of PC for Windows and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint).

     

    Our History

    Border States is a leader in the electrical supply distribution industry with over 100 locations in 20 states. Our employee-owners are second to none in delivering top-notch customer service and in demonstrating extra-ordinary people skills. We are one of the largest independent electrical distributors in the United States providing products and services to the construction, industrial and utility industries. Border States has a competitive benefit package and is a 100 percent employee-owned company. Employee-ownership is a significant part of our culture and our success stems from the dedication of our employee-owners. We practice open-book management and our employee-owners are empowered with clearly defined levels of authority to be innovative and decisive, allowing us to respond quickly to the needs of customers. Employee-owners understand their roles in the success of the company and care about customers’ needs, which drives our focus on adding value to everything we do. We recognize that not all customers are the same and each has specific requirements. Our employee-owners understand these diverse needs and have the commitment, resourcefulness and flexibility to outperform all others.

    Values
    As a Border States employee-owner, you’re responsible for living our mission, service philosophy and service standards.

    Mission
    Border States provides value to our customers by delivering innovative product and supply chain solutions.

    Service Philosophy
    We earn customer loyalty and confidence by caring about their needs and adding value to everything we do.

    Service Standards
    Border States employee-owners are competent, accurate, responsive, and engaged .

    Your career
    Join an experienced team at one of the largest electrical distributors in the United States. What are you waiting for?