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Supplier Quality Intern

Sleep Number

Sleep Number

Quality Assurance
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Company Overview

Sleep Number team members are part of a passionate, purpose-driven culture that supports improving the health and wellbeing of society through higher quality sleep. We are not just focused on our customers, however; being employed by Sleep Number means your personal wellbeing is important, too. As we continue to grow, we are looking for team members who will bring their unique personalities, backgrounds, and skills to work. Whether you are entering, returning, or experienced in the workforce, we have a place for you.

In our 35+ years in the industry we have improved over 14 million lives, and we are just getting started. With 5,000+ team members nationwide supporting work disciplines from technology to manufacturing, retail stores to field services technicians, corporate teams to customer service, we are a sleep innovation leader because of our team members. Now is a great time to join us as we invest further in our people and sleep innovation. #TeamSleepNumber

Primary Responsibilities

Lead the continued development of the Supplier Quality toolset site to drive increased communication and connectedness of the Supply Chain and include:

  • A central organized area for communications, links to groups, announcements, core documents/data.
  • Department site templates and team site templates for commonly used information reuse and standardization
  • Management of multiple improvement projects, project specific files, and apply file templates to assist project leaders.

Work with Supplier Quality, Sourcing, IT and others to define and deliver relevant dashboards for Supply Chain

  • Generate Scorecards, Dashboards, and Reports using Microsoft Business Intelligence tools: Excel, Power BI, and SQL Server Reporting Services.

Create and implement training curriculum around the manuals and reports enabling higher levels of communication and awareness of process health.

Lead presentation of materials created in executive level meetings and create feedback channels to ensure alignment.

Collaborate with various Sleep Number departments as needed to gain insight into the requirements for various tool sets. Use their knowledge to determine what “Great” looks like.

Position Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s or graduate degree from an accredited college/university majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering, and/or Quality Management Systems
  • Self-starter and motivated
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strives to meet the requirements of internal/external customers (Customer Focus)
  • Works well with various teams across the organization
  • Demonstrate capability to work with some ambiguity (Being Resilient)
  • Ability to balance high-quality standards with schedule pressures and the ability to work both independently and within a team (Instills Trust)
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, and reliability
  • Strong analytical, structured problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High interest in technical writing
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to understand the big picture as well as pay attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Working knowledge of PowerBI and other reporting/visualization tools
  • Knowledge of SharePoint site and page design required
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) a plus

Additional Program Details:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full intern summer events program highlighting our field, stores, and corporate experiences.
  • Campus Ambassador opportunities

Wellbeing

Our company's purpose is to improve the health and wellbeing of society.

Wellbeing is more than a catchphrase - it's a movement that permeates our company and through our team members. We are dedicated to enhancing and supporting the wellbeing of our team members and their families through benefits, programs, and resources across our five wellbeing pillars of emotional, financial, career, community, and physical health, with sleep at the center.

By joining our team, in addition to offering competitive pay programs, we are proud to offer eligible team members an extensive benefits package including, but not limited to medical and pharmacy benefits, dental, life and disability insurance, a matched 401(k) Plan, paid time off, and much more.

Examples of how we invest in your wellbeing:

  • Sleep - Our 360® smart bed for team members, and discounts on our innovations and sleep solutions for yourself and friends and family throughout the year.

  • Physical - Wide range of wellbeing resources and services through our medical plans to improve your physical health.

  • Emotional - Access to mental health resources, caregiving support, paid time off and parental leave to support your emotional wellbeing. Work for your day flexibility, available for select corporate roles.

  • Financial - Competitive base and variable pay programs, ability to save for the future through a matched 401(k) plan and financial support to recover from an illness or injury.

  • Community - Paid time off for volunteering and connections to our communities through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives, and support for charitable causes.

  • Career - Opportunities for career development and continuous learning, including a tuition reimbursement program.

Safety

Safety is a top priority for Sleep Number supporting customers and team members wellbeing. COVID-19 Precaution(s) are in place consistent with CDC guidelines, U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), and state/local laws.

EEO Statement

Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, marital status, religion, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

It is Sleep Number’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities during the application process, consistent with applicable law. We may require supporting medical or religious documentation where applicable and permissible by law. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, including if you are unable or otherwise limited in your ability to access open roles here.