Co-op, Materials SCE 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 4771 | JOB GRADE: 0  

| ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



SUPPLY CHAIN – MATERIALS EXCELLENCE CO-OP This co-op position is for students majoring in Supply Chain Management, Materials, Operations, or Purchasing. This position provides an opportunity to learn the business of a premier commercial vehicle supplier from various perspectives within the company. A co-op in this role works primarily in the Materials department.


Job Responsibilities

• Analyze scheduling techniques and parameters to reduce inventory and achieve days-of-supply targets

• Aid in the process of inventory and demand forecasting as related to the Sales and Inventory Operating Plan (SIOP)

• Assist in manufacturing inventory control

•Participate in the development and implementation of innovative and beneficial programs aimed at improving customer satisfaction, inventory management, and operational efficiency

•Identify and coordinate supplier “buy back” opportunities

•Serve as a project management liaison – work with IT, Plant Materials, Operations Personnel, and other functional disciplines

•Collaborate with manufacturing facilities for disposition of excess and obsolescent material

• Assist in standardizing Materials Planning Processes

• Generate daily, weekly, and monthly inventory metrics

•Collaborate with Global Purchasing Excellence to evaluate supplier delivery performance



•Currently attending an accredited college or university

•3.0 cumulative GPA or higher

• Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

•Exceptional analytical skills • Ability to establish trust and credibility

•Strong troubleshooting skills •Strong written and oral communication skills

•Proficient in Microsoft® Office Tools: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint



Hours and Location: 40-hour work week on-site in Avon, Ohio (20 miles west of Cleveland) 

Pay Rate: Contingent upon credit hours

What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Hybrid Work policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan


Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron