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Supply Chain Intern

Date:  Sep 8, 2023

Franklin, PA, US, 16323

Req ID:  27510
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

The intern will be responsible for supporting members of the Supply Chain Team, including distribution/inventory managers and logistics personnel. The Global Distribution Team is responsible for shipping Komatsu parts for underground mining equipment used Worldwide.


This role will provide exposure to Supply Chain activities such as:

  • Standard Operating Procedure Development
  • Employee Training on New Processes
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Data Analysis
  • Cost Saving Strategies

Key Job Responsibilities

Project Examples include: 

* Learn about and put into practice Lean projects and processes. 

* Implement supply planning process improvements. 

*Assist in tracking global inventory and research ways to forecast accurately. 

* Communicate effectively with customers and teammates (phone, in-person, e-mail). 

*Analyze workflow, create & analyze reports, suggest ways to streamline the process. 

* Prepare reports detailing lot sizes, tracking and promise dates. 

*Assist in implementing improvements and Analyze various types of data/ recommend cost saving opportunities. 



1. Education: Must be at least in Sophomore standing at an accredited college/university. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.70+ and be able to apply their academic background to real business world experiences
2. Experience: Prior experience with work study programs, school or volunteer leadership roles, participated on teams or in clubs, professional organizations, etc. preferred.
3. Soft Skills: Must have excellent written and verbal communications. Ability to multi-task, manage deadlines and easily adapt to new challenges and business working environment. Strong motivation to make contributions to Komatsu and strong motivation to drive results.
4. PC Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically with Excel, Power Point and other summary and analysis tools. Must demonstrate good analytical and problem-solving skills.
5. Travel: Some travel may be required to other local Komatsu locations.

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Erie

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