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2023 Summer Intern - Global Supply Chain and Warehousing

  • Remote / Warren
  • Students & Recent Graduates
  • Full Time
  • Added
  • JR-000088939


In the age of the digital consumer, Global Aftersales is vying to deliver the best automotive user experience, tackling one of the world’s most sophisticated supply chains and exceeding all service expectations. We are responsible for the conception, marketing, sale, and delivery of all automotive replacement parts worldwide for both GM and non-GM vehicles – and we’re the only business unit that supports the vehicle cradle to grave. Looking ahead, we plan to use a century of technical expertise to redefine the industry and introduce the next level of customer service in vehicle ownership.

Our Supply Chain, and Warehouse interns will tackle numerous challenges that the industry is facing today – network complexity, consumer demands driving the need for speed and quality, and an ever-increasingly volatile supply chain. With a continuous focus on optimizing our customer experience, interns will help us drive fulfillment efficiency – focusing on capacity planning, inventory placement, backlog management, and resolving operational queries.

Interns will have a multitude of responsibilities such as:

  • Internship may include any position within Supply Chain & Warehousing
  • Deep analysis of data and processes to identify and eliminate wasteful elements in the value chain
  • Improve the performance of the network with both existing metrics and development of new initiatives
  • Delivery of goals relating to forecast accuracy and process timelines
  • Generate initiatives related to warehouse automation, facility and material flow design/launch
  • Evaluate alternate and emerging warehouse and distribution technologies, including semi and full automation to reduce total cost or improve invisibility/shorten supply chain
  • Lead efforts to develop material flow standards and principles in our Parts Distribution Centers
  • Research and create processes and systems to creatively move goods to and from destinations

Additional Description


  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Industrial Engineering or a business-related field, preferably concentrating in Supply Chain, Purchasing, and/or Information Systems
  • Must be graduating between December 2023 and June 2025
  • Demonstrates leadership in field of study, extra-curricular activities or service organizations
  • High aptitude for data analysis

Desired Skills:

  • Prior internship experience in field of study
  • Understanding and/or experience with computer programming and software, information systems, omnichannel supply chain, universal inventory visibility, value chain automation, database management/mining, E-commerce, additive manufacturing, and/or modeling
  • Insatiable curiosity and desire to learn
  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed
  • Oral and written communication to distill complex subjects to a wider audience
  • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed
  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:

  • Onsite:  This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.
  • Hybrid:  This position does not require an employee to be onsite full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.
  • Remote: This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis.

The median level or the monthly salary compensation for this role is $4,650 dependent upon class status and degree. Benefit options are not available for this role.

GM will provide a one-time lump sum taxable stipend payment to each student selected for the 2023 Student Program.


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.