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Youth Apprentice - Logistics/Materials

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United States  United States
Apprenticeship, Supply Chain/Logistics, English

Job Description:

About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.


The Pierce Manufacturing Youth Apprentice program is designed to provide an opportunity for high school students to gain exposure and experience to the materials and logistics field. The program is flexible and will accommodate various school schedules. This role will be responsible for assisting the materials team with material specific tasks to ensure the smooth flow of operations within the department.

These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.
* Support standardization, advancement, and implementation of a lean enterprise material flow strategy.
* Update critical ERP system parameters to align with the optimal materials strategy.
* Maintain required documentation outside the ERP system as necessary to support ongoing monitoring and change management.
* Assist with measurable improvement in parts shortages due to poor production and materials planning, inventory errors and damage within the facilities.
* Compile data from ERP systems, spreadsheets, and other sources to support decision-making.
* Assist in leveraging shop-floor lean material flow implementation experience to lead and support projects.

* High School/GED enrolled student.
* Junior or senior standing
* Must have reliable transportation.
* Ability to use and understand linear measurements, Imperial and Metric Systems, and proficient in reading a tape measure and other measuring devises.
* High level of attention to detail
* Strong verbal and written skills

Students need to apply through the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship program before your application will be considered. If you are part of a CESA 6 school district, apply at []. Otherwise, please talk to your school counselor.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please contact our reception desk by phone at +1 (920) 502.3009 or our talent acquisition team by email

(COMPANY NAME) 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.

(COMPANY NAME) 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 (COMPANY NAME)'s legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with (COMPANY NAME) 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

Source: Company website
Posted on: 11 Feb 2024
Type of job: Apprenticeship
Industry: Automotive
Languages: English
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