Navistar, Inc. Operations Mgmt Dev Program in Lisle, Illinois

At Navistar, the Operations Management Development Program (OMDP) is designed to recruit and develop recent college graduates who exhibit the potential for a high level of achievement in operations management and who, throughout the course of the program, demonstrate the ability to progress to senior management. Our focus is to develop our Associates to become future leaders in our company. We’re looking for unique individuals with strong technical backgrounds and toned leadership skills.

As an OMDP Associate, you'll have many opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your future career, creating a competitive advantage not only for yourself, but also for Navistar. It is recognized that, while Associates cannot receive identical experiences, all Associates are offered similar work rotations, formal training, and assignment to sponsors who are there to mentor and consult with throughout their development. Common elements of the program are:

  • 4 six month rotations

  • Work rotations in a variety of settings, including engineering, manufacturing, product development, materials management, and purchasing and logistics

  • Seminars and formal training classes

  • Peer and executive sponsors

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in progress in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Transportation, Logistics, or Engineering (Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical)

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

  • Be in good academic standing

  • U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident status required

  • Willing to relocate

  • Reliable transportation

  • Ability to travel – up to 30%

Desired Skills:

  • Positive Attitude, Ethics and Values which support our company’s values, and a healthy, high performance culture

  • Related internship experience is strongly preferred

  • Leadership, negotiating and presentation skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Windows and Internet)

  • Technical competency/aptitude

  • Self-motivated and maintain a strong work ethic

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher


  • Ethics and Navistar Values

  • Positive Attitude

  • Communication Skills

  • Drive for Results

  • Teamwork

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Problem Solving Skills

  • Composure

  • Decision Quality

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Job #: 2018-32797

Internal Title: Operations Mgmt Dev Program

Travel: Up To 25%

Relocation Offered: Yes

ERP Eligibility: Not Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

External Company Name: Navistar Corporation

Street: 2701 Navistar Dr.