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Facebook Site Logistics Analyst Intern, Infrastructure Data Centers in Altoona, Iowa


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.


Facebook is seeking a Field Logistics Analyst to focus on Data Center Field and Warehouse operations in the greater Des Moines, IA area. This person will be responsible for supporting the regional field leads to develop and implement consistent processes. This position requires communication skills, collaboration, a natural orientation to process analysis and optimization, the understanding of logistics processes and systems, and experience with data analysis and project management.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop, refine, and maintain documentation that captures and distributes the processes and policies for executing safe, effective logistics operations in Facebook data centers

  2. Identify gaps in operations and present solutions to standardize operations across the data center regions

  3. Partner in developing shared solutions when inconsistencies are identified

  4. Help produce monthly audit of compliance to ensure meeting all inventory controls

  5. Support month/quarter and year end requirement to ensure appropriate financial reporting

  6. Enable and support leaders to understand business requirements, implement new processes and contribute to ongoing process improvements

  7. Drive inventory reconciliation process to identify risk, manage obsolescence, and correct errors impacting product movement

  8. Support improving operational and system gaps from the various warehouse and vendor entities to meet all compliance requirements

  9. Raise the visibility of field issues that require better systemic controls to central logistics for the development of improved processes

  10. Work with field leads, vendors and contract labor to develop and execute action plans in the implementation of these new processes

  11. Develop a dynamic logistics operations assessment program to ensure consistent implementation and sustainment of processes across all field entities

  12. Generate metrics highlighting performance and trends within the data center field and warehouse operations

  13. Support the execution of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, analyze discrepancies and help working teams develop root cause corrective actions and trend improvements

  14. Help define and manage ongoing KPI’s to measure process compliance and logistics operations performance

  15. Build and support cross-functional relationships with internal partners drive effective communication channels supporting operations management

  16. 10% travel required

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, operations management, business management and/or any other business-related field

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

  3. Knowledge in as-is/to-be business process mapping, gap analysis, requirements elicitation and data analysis

  4. Experience in cross-functional projects across multiple teams

  5. Experience working independently, prioritizing, and managing one's time

  6. Experience handling project management responsibilities (prioritization, planning, scheduling, status reporting)

  7. Experience with ERP, TMS, CMS, WMS systems – Oracle, Excel or any other analytics tools

  8. Communication, problem solving, and interpersonal experience

  9. Knowledge in Supply Chain process from Procure-to-Pay

  10. Knowledge with Supply Chain and Inventory management models

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  2. Experience in a data center environment

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at