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Job area:  Intern

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at 

Location: [[Lancaster, TX]] 

Division: [[Solutions]] 
Job Posting Title: [[Industrial Engineering Intern]] 
Time Type: [[Hourly]]


The Industrial Engineering Intern will work on targeted projects individually or in small teams. Projects may require operational observations, data collection/analysis, cross functional communication and problem solving. All projects and tasks will be presented to Engineering management upon completion and a broader leadership group for their major assigned project. The internship will include assignments on challenging and industry-specific projects and tasks that a traditional Industrial Engineer would support in a warehouse environment, as well the opportunity to network with organizational leaders, colleagues, and peers.

The Industrial Engineering Intern will provide support with the day-to-day operation and project-based assignments. Focus will be on continuous improvement and business optimization for operations.

This position requires attention to detail, analytical abilities, a creative mind to invent solutions to improve quality and internal process related to information sharing, data analysis, etc.   



  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and equipment
  • Apply statistical methods and perform mathematical calculations to determine workflow processes, staff requirements, and production standards
  • Draft and design layout of equipment, materials, and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency, using drafting and computer applications.
  • Evaluate material handling equipment requirements as needed
  • Conduct observations and time studies on warehouse floor to create engineered standards / rate development
  • Assist in developing project scopes, specifications and estimates as needed
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives
  • Aid in special projects
  • Performs other duties as required





  • Must reside within daily commuting distance of advertised internship location
  • DSV is seeking local market internship candidates (or candidates that are local during the timing of the summer internship {05/28/2024-08/09/2024})
  • Please note: no temporary housing accommodations for this internship



  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral form
  • Ability to work with basic engineering and mathematical concepts and principles, applying them to practical situations
  • Ability to use computers, systems, and software applications to enter data and process/maintain information in written and electronic form.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems




Education and/or Experience

• Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0

• Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree Program/ recently graduated

  • Industrial Engineering or another related major
  • In Sophomore year or greater



  • None




Computer Skills

  • Advanced skill in MS Office primarily Word, PowerPoint and Excel (including Excel pivot tables and formulas).
  • Familiar with Warehouse Management Software (WMS)
  • AutoCAD or similar CAD software experience preferred
  • MS Visio experience preferred


Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)


Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate to advanced



  • Analytical Skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-starter
  • Detail oriented



  • Receive direct supervision from the regional Engineering resource, Engineering Director, General Manager or Regional Director
  • Participate in professional training offered to all employees
  • Build resume and explore career options with DSV
  • Apply skills and knowledge to the workplace
  • Flexible scheduling to allow for finals and changes in class schedule



While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.  Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. while following proper lifting procedures. Must be able to stand on feet for up to 8 hours per day.




  • Based on the nature of DSV Business, position may perform the assigned activities inside any DSV sites and change shifts as needed.
  • Willing to travel to nearby sites






While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain nor be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of approximately 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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Industrial Engineering Intern


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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