Logistics Co-op (Undergraduate Student Co-op Fall Opportunity)

Location: Sydney, NS (Must Relocate)
Term: 16 weeks Co-op (40 hours per week)
Anticipated Start Date: September 2024

  • Are you a current student in an Undergraduate Business program (with a “co-op” as a specific course requirement) looking for a chance to enhance your education with real-world experience?
  • Do you thrive in fast-paced environments that demand agility and innovative problem-solving?
  • Are you passionate about supply chain activities and eager to apply your classroom knowledge in a real-world setting?

If you’re nodding yes, then our Logistics Internship might be the perfect fit for you!

Why Work With Us?

We offer an enticing alternative to the norm. Our team is constantly at the forefront of innovation, and all this excitement happens right here in Cape Breton. When you join us, you’ll discover a profound sense of meaning and excitement in your work. We want to be clear – we do things a little differently here. You won’t have to navigate through multiple layers of management just to have your voice heard. We value your input and believe in open communication. We’re pioneers in cutting-edge technology, making this an exhilarating place to work, where there’s a constant buzz of excitement. Join us, and let’s embark on this journey of innovation together.

About The Opportunity

We’re looking for a sharp and lively Logistics Co-op to become part of our team. As our Logistics Intern, you’ll be key in keeping our day-to-day operations running smoothly. This role will let you work closely with our seasoned logistics team, where you’ll learn a ton about managing inventory, how logistics work, and how to solve problems quickly in a busy setting.

Some key duties of our Logistics Intern include:

  • Receiving Shipments: Ensure accurate documentation and timely processing of incoming materials.
  • Inventory Management: Maintain accurate inventory records and manage stock levels.
  • Addressing Customs Delays: Work with customs officials and freight forwarders to resolve any delays in shipments.
  • Supplier Relations: Communicate with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and address any issues that arise.
  • Root Cause Investigation: Investigate and identify the root causes of any logistical problems and propose solutions.
  • Process Improvement Initiatives: Identify and implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and reduce costs.

Qualifications for a Role as Logistics Co-op Student:

  • Enrolled in an Undergraduate Business Program with a Co-op specific course requirement
  • Attention to Detail: Ensure accuracy in documentation and inventory records.
  • Analytical Thinking: Assess situations, identify problems, and develop effective solutions.
  • Clear and Effective Communication: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly, both written and verbal.
  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Tackle challenges head-on with innovative solutions.
  • Strong Organizational Skills: Manage multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.

About our Organization

More than 20 years ago, Protocase revolutionized custom manufacturing by developing a unique mass custom manufacturing system that makes custom electronic enclosures and parts in 2-3 days, with no minimum order. The modular approach of mass custom results in quality nearing that of mass production, with a flexibility that surpasses most custom job shops. Engineers, researchers, and scientists all over the world use Protocase for their custom enclosures and parts, because they understand that latencies and long lead times stifle projects and complicate production runs. Protocase is proud to have a client base of more than 18,000 customers throughout North America and around the world, including Boeing, Google, Raytheon, Apple, NASA, MIT, and more. Visit protocase.com to learn more.

Our Values

  • Our Customers are #1: We prioritize our customers’ needs and satisfaction.
  • Help Others Succeed: We support each other to achieve our best.
  • Build and Maintain Functional Relationships with Everyone: We value collaboration and teamwork.
  • Trust: We believe in building trust through reliability and integrity.
  • Openness, Honesty, and Transparency: We communicate openly and honestly.
  • Respect: We treat everyone with respect and dignity.
  • Common Sense: We apply practical solutions to everyday challenges.

About the Benefits

At Protocase, we believe in investing in our employees’ growth and well-being. As a co-op student, your hourly compensation will be $19.00 CAD. You will also enjoy the following benefits:

🏆 Training and Growth: Participate in skills development opportunities and gain hands-on experience.

🏡 Countless Community Discounts: Enjoy discounts at local shops and restaurants.

🎉 Social Events: Join in on regular social events, including seasonal parties and monthly lunches (Fall term attends Company-wide Christmas .

🌄 Lifestyle of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: Enjoy breathtaking hiking trails, stunning beaches, nearby golf and skiing, live music, and a vibrant culture—a lifestyle that marries nature and the great outdoors with a sense of friendship and community unlike anywhere else.

Join Us Today!

This is your chance to gain invaluable experience in the logistics and supply chain field while working with a forward-thinking and innovative company. Apply today and start your journey with Protocase!

Don’t take our word for it—here’s what our current team members have to say:

“Working at Protocase has been an incredible learning experience. The team is supportive, and I’ve gained practical skills that I know will benefit my career long-term.”

“I love the collaborative environment here. Everyone is willing to help, and there’s a real sense of community.”

“Protocase values innovation and employee input, making it a great place to work and grow professionally.”

Ready to make an impact? Apply here now and be part of our success story!