Anixter Information Services Internship in Glenview, Illinois

Information Services Internship

Date Posted11/13/2018

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-5739217878

Job Description

About Us:

Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a

leading global supplier of communication and security products

and electrical and electronic wire and cable. Our high-performing team

works closely with customers and the community to better understand their

business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing

decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards. Anixter is

headquartered in Glenview, Illinois and has operations and other business

functions in over fifty countries. This role is based in Glenview, Illinois and

may require both domestic and international travel.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity

Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color,

religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity

or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other

characteristics protected by law.

Title

Rotation Graduate - Information

Systems Development Program

Role

This

is a development program designed to provide broad exposure to newly hired

graduates seeking a career in Information Systems(IS). Thisprogram lasts approximately 18-24

months, in which members participate in three unique IS assignments. Selected

candidates will rotate every 6-8 months within Information Systems.Assignments provide an insight into specific business units

and how the unit contributes to Anixter’s strategy and Global IS vision.

Assignments are designed to provide the IS candidate an opportunity to develop

skills and knowledge as well as obtain good exposure to senior management at

Anixter. Candidates will be given exposure to many different functions and

types of work.

This program is critical to Anixter’s success because it

helps us identify high-potential prospective employees bringing current IS

education from universities internally to the IS team. The candidate will

participate in meaningful technical enabled business projects using in house

developed software applications and potentially cloud based applications.

Our teams treat

each other—as well as customers—with integrity, accountability and courtesy. Join

us, and discover a company set up to develop your capabilities and ambitions

with a group of colleagues ready to support and inspire you!

Responsibilities:

· Collecting,

cleaning, interpreting, presenting and maintaining data and databases.

· Working

to improve the efficiency of marketing and operation process.

· Determining

the most appropriate technique, based on business need and available data, to

develop custom data models and algorithms.

· Creating

processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.

· Balancing

time to deliver with level of detail and accuracy.

· Working

with different functional teams, you’ll implement your models and monitor their

outcomes making sure were conforming to data security standards at all times.

· Researching

and/or working with the newest technology maximizing our efficiency and

productivity and provide subject matter expertise across the business.

· Determining

the principal drivers, identifying issues, developing simulation/optimization

capabilities and recommending the optimal solutions.

· Using

quantitative techniques to solve business problems.

· Being

familiar with the company processes, products and organization.

· Improving

the efficiency of marketing and operation process.

· Using

tools to do data analytics or data visualization and present findings to

others.

· Using

quantitative methods, such as business simulations, data mining, modeling, and

advanced statistical techniques to solve problems.

· Assisting

the technical lead of analytics project teams tasked with solving problems.

Anixter is an EqualOpportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled/ Veteran

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethicalmanner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupInternships

DistributionYes