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Company name
United Parcel Service of America Inc

Lathrop, CA

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The Plant Engineering (PE) intern will assist in the administration of service contracts for the protection of UPS assets, facilities, equipment and grounds.  He/She will assist with maintaining facility environmental compliance, conveyor, housekeeping and facility safety.  The PE intern will provide project support by developing AutoCAD drawings and maintaining AutoCAD as built drawings for completed project work. The PE intern will also support the Facility Engineers by assembling bid packets for projects, coordinate vendor work and communicate with the Operations on the status of the project.
Other Duties:

Adheres to purchasing limits, expense approval procedures, and equipment disposal guidelines to remain within cost plan
Attends center planning meetings with UPS management and outside vendors to review major project tasks to be completed, address concerns, and train vendors on UPS procedures
Orders needed equipment for operations (e.g., motors, diverters, etc.) by meeting with operations & IE regularly and staying abreast of any new projects requiring special equipment to maintain productivity of the facility
Ensures that facility appearance is maintained at an acceptable level for the most reasonable cost through the use of PE Porters and/or outside service housekeeping vendors
Identifies and schedules necessary repairs and preventative maintenance to maintain the condition of the facility  
Maintains inventory records for equipment parts and housekeeping supplies to analyze expenditure trends and minimize department costs
Ensures affected functions or groups are identified and works with them to negotiate process changes, ownership of processes, and to manage project impact
Develops project plans (i.e., detailed plan, milestones, and work breakdown structures) and assigns tasks to resources to ensure that the project will be completed on time and according to specifications
Communicates regularly with outside contractors to resolve any problems
Maintains vendor contract compliance and oversees vendor payment to ensure the work is done to specifications and vendors are paid upon completion
Performs on-site inspections to ensure vendor compliance with contract terms and conditions (e.g., quality of work completed, cost, adherence to safety requirements, etc.)

Preferred Competencies:

Take initiative throughout job responsibilities

Identify problems/issues and follow-up with the proper resolution, asking for help when needed

Ability to work with minimum supervision

Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented

Encourages others to work cooperatively within a team or group

Must be able to meet deadlines

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project & AutoCAD

Is honest in interaction with others

Evaluates the business and financial impact of options before making a decision

Applies knowledge of business practices to improve supervisory effectiveness


Experience with process automation -Preferred

Experience supervising others -Preferred

Project Engineering Experience -Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

Company info

United Parcel Service of America Inc
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Company Profile
Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

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