Textron 2019 Intern - Supply Chain Management in Detroit, Michigan

2019 Intern - Supply Chain Management


Kautex - a division of Textron (TXT) - is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, and rated among the TOP 100 Automotive Suppliers worldwide. Kautex is a leading global supplier of plastic fuel systems, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR) and clear vision systems and sensor cleaning solutions. Furthermore, the company produces and supplies camshafts and industrial packaging. Kautex operates in 14 countries with more than 6,000 employees.

Job Summary:

We are a seeking a Materials intern to join our team in our team in the US production facilities. The candidate will perform materials planning tasks under the supervision of a Kautex Materials associate supporting all Material functions.

Job scope includes the ability to communicate with suppliers both in US and Mexico and internally between Kautex departments.

Locations include: Troy, MI; Detroit, MI; Avilla, IN; Lavonia, GA


  • Perform a broad range of Material duties associated with assigned tasks within Materials department

  • Support the creation of material systems and procedures

  • Apply Kautex policies and procedures to supplier base

  • Develop and maintain an open liaison relationship with suppliers and internal customers

  • Supports the continuous quality improvement process by continually evaluating material processes for potential incremental enhancements

  • Capture Lessons Learned for future processes

  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned (i.e. maintaining open issues, lessons learned, and after action review data,)


Position Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing University Degree in materials, supply chain, or industrial engineering.

  • Preference for candidates with knowledge in materials science

  • Knowledge of material functions

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Automotive related experience

  • Professional competencies required: Learning on the Fly, Compassion, Dealing with Ambiguity, Drive for Results, Organization.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other 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 the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Supply Chain

Primary Location US-Michigan-Detroit

Other Locations US-Michigan-Troy, US-Indiana-Avilla

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265522