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Supply Chain and Research Intern

Los Angeles, CA

Research pricing and manufacturers to help improve our tools and processes

About Lumi

Lumi helps ecommerce brands produce memorable and sustainable packaging through our online platform and worldwide network of factories. Tens of millions of packages are being shipped every year with Lumi products.

We’re a small team of design and logistics nerds working together to change the way companies navigate the complex packaging supply chain. Learn more →

About the role

As Supply Chain and Research Intern at Lumi, you will be working on data-driven projects helping us find and structure data that will improve our processes. This is a unique opportunity to work closely with some of the world's leading brands and learn about the manufacturing used in the printing and packaging industry. You will interact closely with everyone on our small team and get to see the inner workings of a rapidly-growing startup.


  • Analyze data sets to help create better estimation tools
  • Research capabilities of manufacturers to help us develop new partnerships
  • Create tools to refine the quoting process
  • Identify & map manufacturers to ensure shipping efficiency
  • Explore cost structures and how they relate to pricing


  • Proficiency with spreadsheets/Excel
  • Experience with data architecture
  • Knowledge of research techniques using online tools, phone calls, email, etc.
  • Experience with programming or databases is beneficial

What we look for

Our team is made up of people from diverse backgrounds, often working remotely across the world. We believe cross-pollination is one of the best ways to foster community and new ideas. For that reason we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to any of our positions.

Creating a great environment for everyone on the team is something we care deeply about. There are a few qualities we look for in anyone joining Lumi. Here are some of the questions we'll be asking ourselves when reviewing your application:

  • CuriosityYour role will evolve as time goes on. Do you have an eagerness to learn new skills, adapt to new situations and get out of your comfort zone?
  • Communication: Whether it is in written or spoken form, are you able to communicate clearly and concisely with others?
  • EmpathyDo you collaborate well with others? How do you deal with disagreements? Do you relate to the challenges we seek to solve for our customers?
  • Work ethicDo you have a can-do attitude? In the ever-moving world of logistics, will you do your best to not keep others waiting? Can we rely on you to bring rigor and enthusiasm necessary to your work?
  • Good tasteAre you attentive to details? Do you care about creating an elegant, pleasant experience for customers and those around you?

Note that due to the volume of applications we are not able to reply to everyone. Rest assured, we do read every application. Thanks for considering us!

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