• Process Excellence Internship

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Job ID
    213168
    Category
    Internships
    Requires Non-Compete?
    No
  • Job Summary

    Why choose an internship with Wellmark? We strive to offer meaningful work that assists in your professional development and provides value to the team. You’ll gain valuable experience within the health insurance industry and put the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired in school to practice this summer during our 2019 Summer Internship Program. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from subject matter experts and leaders within the industry, network with fellow internship program participants, and gain practical, hands-on work experience.

     

    If you’re eager to learn, collaborate with others, demonstrate your potential, develop customer-focused solutions, and grow into an exciting career, we hope you’ll consider an internship with us!

     

    What’s Process Excellence in our Finance Division? Process Excellence consists of a team of highly-trained consultants skilled in strategic thinking, facilitation, data analysis, and logical problem-solving.  Through partnership with the business at all levels, Process Excellence helps Wellmark achieve strategic goals using a process-focused approach.  This applies to continuous improvement, new process design, or transformation of processes to efficiently and effectively align with the needs of our customer and business environment.

     

    What projects might I support? In general, you’ll gain knowledge about Wellmark's Process Excellence processes and solutions focusing on quality, delivery, and cost, and are evidenced by outcomes. Although subject to change, examples of projects are included below:

    • Conduct side by side process evaluations identifying efficiency gains and creating productivity models, leveraging lean and  six sigma tools
    • Data collection and analysis (create and deploy data collection plans and analyze the data via Excel)
    • Document processes by process mapping and other applications to identify opportunities for improvements

    Ready to bring your strengths to Wellmark? Here’s what’s next! Review the qualifications below. If the position is a match with your passion and interests, submit your application today!

     

    This internship will start in May of 2019.

     

    Wellmark has been named one of the best employers in the U.S. by Forbes Magazine, ranking #3 out of the top 500 midsize employers in the nation and 1st among midsize insurance companies! 

    Minimum Qualifications Required (all must be met to be considered)

    • Current junior, senior, or graduate student studying Business, Supply Chain Management, Management, Industrial Engineering, or related program
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with the business areas
    • Proven problem solving and analytical thinking skills
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines
    • Demonstrated computer skills with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
    • Demonstrated project leadership skills
    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative

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