Managing a Global Supply Chain in the Automotive Industry

Article from MHI Solutions Magazine

As a student at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Ben Bruns had opportunities to work as a team member in his co-op positions as well as part of the school’s team that was awarded second place in the College Industry Council on Material Handling Education’s 2016/2017 Design Competition. He credits his experience on the award-winning team and RIT for his awareness and receipt of the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) scholarship.

His undergraduate degree in industrial and systems engineering and master’s degree in engineering management, as well as the practical experience he gained in internships at MHI member The Raymond Corporation and Honda Motors, led to a full-time job at Honda managing quality for several critical components for the main frame of several Honda models.

“I’ve always been interested in being a part of a commercial product that people get to enjoy,” said Bruns. “The automotive industry has provided that, as well as a stable and strong career that offers many directions for my future. The automotive supply chain is vast and very complicated and must work perfectly for mass production to succeed at a high scale…

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