Intern - Continuous Improvement - Summer 2019
Company: Xylem Inc.
Location: College Station
Posted on: February 4, 2019
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all ? that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com. Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers ? from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses ? do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. The Role: Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Continuous Improvement (CI) Analyst for the summer of 2019. As a member of the CI Team, the intern will be responsible for the collection, preparation, and data entry and reporting of all CI project activity for the Sensus portfolio of Continuous Improvement projects, both on an ad-hoc and formal basis. Ad-hoc reporting and monitoring of CI projects would be daily tasks, while periodic data entry of project savings into Xylem's GEP financial model would be formal weekly and monthly responsibilities. In addition, the summer intern will provide administrative and project management support, which can include coordination of meeting and training sessions, as well as preparing periodic reports on overall CI progress and metrics reporting for the 3 Master Black Belts (MBBs) and 6 local Black Belts in Training (BBiTs). The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast paced, fluid environment, while ensuring that project initiatives are met. If you are excited and passionate to work with a team that is driving Sensus to the next level of continuous improvement and positive change, we want to hear from you! We want someone who: Attending an accredited university studying toward a Bachelor's of Science degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent, Minimum GPA of 3.0, Is interested in providing and applying the latest in financial analysis and project management skill sets, Has exposure to manufacturing and process transactional experiences, Desire and ability to learn new tools and modeling techniques, Has a strong sense of ownership and drive, Has excellent written and verbal communication skills, and Has a strong team support focus Some of the things we need to see in every candidate: Excellent experience in advanced Excel formulas and macros, as well as database modeling techniques, Knows at least one or more data analysis software packages, Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally with both local and remote sites, and Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of cross-functional engineers, technicians and other professionals to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards. It would be awesome if you: Are proficient in Microsoft Excel, Have experience with modeling and reporting of financial results in a publicly traded company environment, Are familiar with project management tools such as Smartsheet and MS Project, as well as graphics software, such as Visio, and Had exposure to a fast paced team environment where you have interfaced regularly with continuous improvement and financial professionals. Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements. Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours EOE including disability and veteranSDL2017
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