Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.


Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 


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Weber LLC, Global Supply Chain

Leadership Development Program



The Supply Chain & Operations Leadership Development Rotational Program at Weber provides you with the opportunity to rotate through four diverse roles within key areas of our Supply Chain & Operations organization over a two-year period. During each of the four assignments lasting six months each, participants will take on full-time responsibility of a functional role while also completing a strategic project to be identified and developed with leadership. You will get a holistic view of the organization through participation in development opportunities including on-the-job immersive responsibilities, strategic projects and initiatives, site tours, mentoring, exposure to supply chain executives, and networking events.  The rotations may be based in Weber’s Palatine, IL Headquarters, Huntley, IL factory and distribution center, and/or Elgin, IL warehouse.  Most rotations employ a hybrid office/work-from-home schedule. Program participants should anticipate finding a role at the conclusion of the program in the broader organization and be prepared to take on leadership roles at an accelerated rate.


What will your primary responsibilities be?

During each rotation, you will quickly get acclimated to departmental expectations and set goals with the team leader. Rotation options may include the following functional departments:


Supply and Production Planning:

  • The Supply Planning team ensures we have the correct inventory of raw materials, components, and sourced finished goods to ensure we are able to continue manufacturing products and fulfilling on-time delivery of orders placed by our customers. This team is also responsible for planning manufacturing production schedules with consideration to demand forecasts, capacity plans, and inventory turns.  In addition, this team regularly communicates with vendors who provide us with materials and finished goods to ensure expectations are clear and being met.


Strategic Sourcing:

  • The Global Strategic Sourcing team is responsible for sourcing all items purchased by Weber including raw materials, components, packaging material, finished goods, tooling, office equipment/supplies, and other vendor-provided services. Their efforts include supplier selection, contract negotiation, project management and cross-functional coordination, supplier relationship building, and management.


Operations Leadership:

  • This is where our grills and accessories are made and deployed for distribution to our customers. In this rotation, you will supervise direct line employees in one of our manufacturing or distribution center environments to ensure timely, efficient, and safe workload completion. 


Global Logistics:

  • Responsible for moving Weber products from into and out of our facilities globally. This includes a focus on our warehouse operations, customer logistics, and order fulfillment. Strategic thought goes into identifying modes of transporting materials and goods. Timely and in full product allocation to our customers is a crucial deliverable of this team.





  • Primary objective of this team is to ensure we have industry-leading quality as viewed through the eyes of the customer. This is accomplished via a metrics and analytical-driven approach with a focus on product, supplier, and manufacturing quality.


Supply Chain Strategy and Cost Leadership:

  • The focus of this team is to inform manufacturing strategy decisions and lead manufacturing cost improvement initiatives.  This team selects and implements continuous improvement, QVE, and manufacturing efficiency projects that improve productivity while reducing costs to the bottom line.



Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for well-rounded, intelligent, and driven individuals who have the passion to become future leaders with Weber's global Supply Chain organization. If you’re ready to quickly broaden your experience with a world-class organization that values talented, hard-working, and passionate people, then you’ve come to the right place!


Specific criteria we are seeking in candidates:

  • Previous internship or work experience in supply chain management and/or manufacturing experience desired
  • Four-year degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Management, Logistics, Planning or related field
  • Strong leadership skills and a track record of achieving results
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and build relationships
  • Experience in SAP or other ERP systems is a plus



  • Highly competitive base salary and performance bonus
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Education stipend
  • Free Weber Grill upon hire
  • Employee grill and accessory discounts
  • Relocation assistance available



Start date is July 2024

Potential work locations: Palatine, IL; Huntley, IL


Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


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