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Job: Business Planning & Operations, Supply Chain Intern (MBA)
Operations, Production & Supply Chain, Sales role
Posted on: October 10, 2019
Locations: USA (California)
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Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

The Business Planning & Operations (BP&O) team is part of Facebook’s Infrastructure Data Center – Sourcing & Operations Engineering team and they are seeking a Business Planning & Operations MBA Intern. We are responsible for running integrated business planning, performing cost management, and supporting ongoing supply chain business operations. We are a small, tight knit team with a strong focus on learning and development. We are data driven problem solvers who can drive strategy and operations and develop data center infrastructure recommendations. We are a thought partner to senior leaders to effectively deliver innovative and actionable solutions for complex business and organization issues. As an MBA intern on the team, you will facilitate brainstorming workshops for multiple internal and external (General Contractors, Suppliers, Consultants) partner teams, identify process improvement opportunities and lead the annual equipment summit with over 100 participants. You are a self-starter with a high degree of rigor, organization, and discipline to get things done. You can use storytelling skills to persuasively communicate your recommendations to senior executives, and influence decisions by building consensus and mobilizing towards execution. What is working at Facebook like? If you like fast-paced decision making, acting on fact, creating your own future, decision making autonomy and building something new and different from scratch – then this is the role and company for you. At Facebook, your role is as big as you define it to be. The impact you have on the business is determined by your appetite for homeruns, and your skills and capability. This MBA intern role is based out of our Fremont, CA office.


Business operations: establish and lead operational reviews and rhythm of the business to drive decision-making and review progress on goals and priorities (e.g. monthly/quarterly business reviews)

Business operations: improve operational excellence through identification and execution of initiatives that create efficiency, remove obstacles, or create improved processes and approaches to the business. This includes identifying ways in which tools can be built and deployed to improve workflows

Stakeholder Management: build strong relationships with stakeholders to understand priorities, and to collaborate and work with them on actions that need to be taken to improve FB’s Data Center program

Manage ambiguity: understand complex business problems across the business and conduct analysis that identifies meaningful insights that helps FB’s Data Center program improve


Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a MBA degree

Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment


Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op

Bachelors degree in Supply Chain or Engineering

Experience in problem solving and providing business insights and recommendations from data sets

Proven stakeholder management experience – including managing multiple partners simultaneously

Demonstrated experience working independently, managing multiple concurrent projects and driving initiatives in a cross-functional environment

Proven record to influence executive audiences while demonstrating objectiveness and effective communications

High-level of competence with Microsoft Office suite (in particular, advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills) is essential

Data Center industry experience and experience in areas such as supplier management, project management, global operations, and/or cost controls in industry is a plus

Experience in management consulting

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