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Distribution Engineering Co-op

Position Summary:

 The Bimbo Bakeries USA Sales Co-Op program is a dynamic 3 or 6-month, paid, opportunity that affords students a remarkable experience to participate in fast-paced real world projects designed to further develop strategic project management, analytical problem solving, and managerial leadership skills. Mentors will be designated to guide student collaborations and project work in each area. Students will be exposed to a variety of functional areas such as sales, distribution, and sales planning while earning college credits in various locations nationwide. The students will gain valuable experience and transferrable skills in the following areas:

•          Operational experience with the distribution of Consumer-Packaged Goods in a DSD model.
•          Hands on experience implementing and testing innovative solutions.
•          Ability to adapt to a multitude of Business Intelligence tools.
•          Familiarity with business agnostic tools and platforms that prepare the student for future roles.

Key Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include the consistent collaboration with the DSD Excellence Transformation team during the diagnostic, planning and implementation stages, while incorporating safety and quality standards in a continuous improvement environment. Successful candidates will be a results-oriented team player, have solid interpersonal skills, and a strong commitment.


•        Perform data analysis to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
•        Collecting and compiling data for reporting purposes.
•        Creating reference material and training documents to communicate best practice standards.
•        Assist in the implementation of data governance processes throughout the business units.

Key Behavioral Competencies:

•        Must possess strong leadership, computer, and communication (verbal and written) skills.
•        Working knowledge of MS Office
Education and Work History:

•        Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or related field
•        Must be willing to work various shifts and over time as needed.
•        Must possess strong leadership, computer, and communication (verbal and written) skills.
•        Ability to analyze data.
•        The ability to help the transformation team throughout the sales organization to achieve the goals.
•        Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a challenging environment.
•        Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
•        Ability to travel up to 30 %.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.