Business Process Improvement Intern (Supply Chain) – 12 months


Job Description

Job Title:

Business Process Improvement Intern – Supply Chain

About Us:

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet.

At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that’s been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world’s greatest balancing act- how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world’s growing energy demands. We’re working on that answer. Every day, a step closer.

Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It’s what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.


Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, UK.

Stonehouse Technology Centre (SHTC) is the SLB drilling Centre of Excellence. It supports SLB through innovative engineering and quality-driven manufacturing, with portfolio emphasis on rotary steerable systems, Measurement While Drilling tools, Specialised Measurement tools and Rechargeable Batteries for Downhole use, and power source products.

Over 300 employees work in SHTC’s modern, fit-for-purpose building in scenic Gloucestershire. The facility was constructed to handle future demand for PowerDrive tools with an efficient workflow that ensures assembled tools are extensively and rigorously tested before delivery. On site, tools can be monitored using state of-the-art hardware and connectivity that link SHTC to all field locations.

SHTC continues Research & Development investment for new technologies, extending operational limits so that clients can reach hotter, deeper reserves.

Job Summary:

As an intern, you will be responsible for breaking down existing processes to make data more accessible, enabling functional teams to evaluate and optimize their performance. You will define project goals and validate requirements using various techniques to identify inefficiencies, proposing improvement opportunities, and conducting risk assessments throughout the solution’s life cycle.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Identifying the root causes of functional inefficiencies and implementing actions to reduce wasted time, money, and resources.
  • Creating prototypes, developing user-centric applications, advising on technical specifications, and researching new techniques.
  • Developing visual reports, dashboards, and KPI scorecards using Power BI Desktop.
  • Providing technical solutions using Process Automation Tools, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.
  • Leading multiple cross-functional and cross-department process improvement projects and initiatives throughout the project life cycle.
  • Supporting Supply Chain Managers in defining and identifying local key metrics and performance targets.
  • Maintaining existing solutions, managing changes, and keeping documentation of the platforms in production.


  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to identify root causes of inefficiencies and propose effective solutions.
  • Technical Proficiency: Experience with Power BI, Process Automation Tools, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.
  • Problem-Solving: Skilled in conducting risk assessments and implementing actions to optimize performance.
  • Project Management: Capable of leading cross-functional and cross-department process improvement projects.
  • Communication: Strong ability to define project goals, validate requirements, and support Supply Chain Managers in identifying key metrics and performance targets.
  • Adaptability: Maintain existing solutions, manage changes, and document platforms in production.


Studying towards a Bachelors or Masters’ degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, or Business Administration.

SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.