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Facebook Supply Chain Network Sourcing Intern in Fremont, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking a Supply Chain Intern to join its Sourcing Operations Engineering team. Our data centers (opencompute.org), connectivity labs (internet.org), and mobile (telecominfraproject.com) programs are the foundation upon which our rapidly scaling infrastructure efficiently operates and how Facebook connects the world. This Supply Chain Intern will work closely with our data center and hardware design, supply chain, and contract manufacturing teams to design automation, analyze data, and enable Facebook's products to scale. This position is located in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Your primary goal will be focused on successfully launching a project (including metrics to measure success) related to improving systems, tools or a process within the supply chain and sourcing team – this is the impact you will have

  2. 15-20% of your time will be focused on specific learning objectives which will be developed once the assignment begins – you will walk away with far more knowledge then when you arrive at Facebook

  3. 80-85% of your time will be focused on executing the day-to-day business, getting steeped in operations and execution related work – the best learning comes from doing the work that full time professionals do

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a Masters degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administrated related technical fields

  2. Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

  3. 3+ years of working experience in a technical role working on hardware design, technical operations, manufacturing, or product quality in a hardware product organization

  4. Experience in a technical role working on hardware design, technical operations, manufacturing, or product quality in a hardware product organization

  5. Familiarity with electronics product BOMs

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op

  2. Knowledge of Compute and Storage Systems, Networking and/or Data Center Operations experience a splus

  3. Knowledge of PCB & sheet metal manufacturing processes is a plus

  4. Demonstrated experience working a cross-collaborative environment with effective analytical and problem solving

  5. Demonstrated experience in prioritization and working independently

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.