Southwest Airlines Co.

Supply Chain Management - Fuel Infrastructure Intern - Fall 2018

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Post Ending Date
58-Supply Chain Management



We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.



The primary role of Supply Chain Management is to collaborate with Internal Stakeholders and Suppliers to identify cost savings opportunities, strategically sourcing high quality products and services, and develop the best strategies to allow for a best in class supply chain.

The Fuel Infrastructure Management (FIM) Team is responsible for managing all services associated with airport fuel terminals and into-plane (aircraft) fueling.  This includes supplier performance management, participation in airline fuel committees/consortia, fuel construction projects, fueling equipment/asset management, contract management, fuel quality & compliance, and physical inventory audits. 


The Fuel Infrastructure Intern will assist this department with a variety of responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Support FIM Manager with ongoing fuel related tasks
  • Participate in strategic projects with fueling equipment
  • Process mapping standard operating procedures


Basic Qualifications:


High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.


Must be at least 18 years of age.


To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a fulltime student at time of application (minimum of 12 credit hours)


Minimum of Junior level by hours (60+) at the start of the internship


Minimum of a 2.75 or above cumulative GPA


Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986




Progress towards degree in Supply Chain Management, Aviation Management, Operational Analysis, Logistics, Industrial Management, Business Intelligence, or related degree.




  • Strong database management skills preferred (Excel, Access, or similar)
  • Advanced understanding of root cause, risk analysis, and/or trend analysis preferred
  • Experience with negotiating contracts/bids with vendors preferred
  • A Supply Chain related internship within the past 12 months preferred
  • Self-starter, critical thinker and innovator of ideas that could lower cost and increase value for SWA
  • Ability to read contract language and excel data sheets for critical analysis.
  • Aviation background and enthusiasm preferred
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines
  • Problem solving ability with strong written/verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and willingness to function as part of a Team







Unofficial transcript.


 “Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author.)


Letters of Recommendation.




Full-time - 40 hours per week



$15.00 per hour + flight privileges


This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.


All students must apply online at


Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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