Operations Management Development Program - Summer 2024

Medline Industries, LP | Northfield, IL, United States

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Posted Date 8/28/2023

With more than 50+ years of consecutive growth, we’ve created a dynamic workplace where over 36,000 employees worldwide are empowered to grow and add to our entrepreneurial culture.

To support our continued growth, we’re looking to add new talent, like you, to our team! Our people are genuine, creative, and proactive problem solvers who have access to leadership for rapid alignment to make decisions driven by what’s right for our customers.

Medline offers entry-level candidates benefits and experiences that strengthen personal and professional development, such as recognition programs and awards, employee resource groups, volunteer opportunities through ESG, employee appreciation week, competitive healthcare benefits and so much more.

Medline’s leadership in the healthcare industry allows for outstanding project management opportunities with high-level visibility across all areas of the company. The accelerated career path as an Operations Engineer in our Operations Management Development Program (OMDP) is unlike any other company, as you control your project direction and are limited only by your own abilities.

An Operations Engineer is responsible for continuous improvement within Medline’s distribution centers. The goal of the operations management development program is to expose you to areas within distribution including warehouse management, inventory management, transportation/ logistics, supply chain management and customer service. Typical program length is approximately, but not limited to, two and a half years in order to fully develop skills required to advance your career into operations management.

Available Rotations with Core Responsibilities:

· Core Responsibilities

o Continuous improvement projects within the Medline distribution centers using lean methodology.

o Engineering labor standards and development of new processes.

o Tracking/reviewing monthly/annual KPIs with the distribution centers.

o Configuration and maintenance of Medline’s labor management system (LMS) and warehouse management system (WMS).

· Available Rotations:

o I/S – Design and document software enhancements within an agile framework. Support technology go lives and existing software solutions.

o Transportation/Logistics – Improve processes for Medline’s private fleet as well as implement new technology.

o Maintenance – Increase automation uptime and optimize forklift fleet management.

o Emerging Technology and International Support – Aid in the evaluation of new technology solutions and support Medline’s business abroad.

o Supply Chain Optimization - Work directly with Medline’s customers to improve processes in their environments.


To qualify, you must possess:

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Industrial or Systems strongly preferred)

· Internship experience in process improvement and/or project management is strongly preferred

· Travel required 30% of the time

· Unrestricted permanent US work authorization

COVID-19 Vaccination

Please be aware that Medline requires all employees starting in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated by their start date. Medline is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Employment Type
Full time
Healthcare & Public Health

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