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Supply Chain Management Day - Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Schedule of Events

SCM Career Fair Event: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm, University Union Grand Ballroom

Dinner with employer representatives, students, and faculty/staff: 5:00 - 7:00 pm, University Union Lamoine Room

Keynote Speaker

Tim Engstrom
Tim Engstrom

Tim Engstrom is Group Vice President of distribution operations for Walgreen Co. based in Deerfield, Illinois. Engstrom is responsible for all store fulfillment and e-commerce distribution centers, Lean Operations, Engineering, Non-Merchandise Supply Chain and DC analytics.

Prior to joining Walgreens in July 2012, Engstrom served as senior director of operations for Lawson Products in Chicago, Illinois from 2010 to 2012. Before then he was director of operations for OfficeMax in Itasca, Illinois, where he also held other positions.

Engstrom received his master’s in supply chain management from Elmhurst College in 2003 and his bachelor’s in transportation and physical distribution from Western Illinois University in 1993. Engstrom has been an adjunct professor for the supply chain management master’s program at Elmhurst College since 2005.


Dr. Barton Jennings
Stipes Hall 418Q
(309) 298-1540

Sarah Nelson, Office Support Specialist
Stipes Hall 414
(309) 298-1535


This event fosters interaction between employers, current and prospective SCM majors, and WIU faculty and staff.

Besides attending the event and meeting with students, we will be providing display space for all of the companies participating. We hope that this space will be used for information on your company job or internship announcements that you might have, and as a place to talk with students during the event. Feel free to bring giveaways and company displays to attract students.

Visit the WIU Career Development Center for information about other upcoming WIU Career Fairs or call them at (309) 298-1838.

2015 Registered Employers
  • Ace Hardware
  • Acme Transportation
  • ADM (SCM Day Sponsor)
  • Allstate
  • Anixter
  • Armalite
  • Blue Wave
  • Ceres Barge Company/Ceres Consulting LLC
  • CGB Company
  • Colony Brands
  • DOT Foods (SCM Day Sponsor)
  • Fairmount Santrol
  • Genesis Health System
  • Geodis Wilson
  • Group O
  • HNI Corp.
  • Hoekstra Transportation
  • Hormel
  • J.B. Hunt
  • John Deere (SCM Day Sponsor)
  • Knapheide Manufacturing
  • Menards, Inc.
  • NTN Bower
  • Prime, Inc.
  • Robert Bosch LLC
  • RR Donnelley's DLS Worldwide
  • Rust-Oleum
  • Steel Dynamics
  • Titan International
  • Uline
  • Walmart
  • YRC Freight


The event includes an afternoon of informal meet-and-greet opportunities with company representatives. The day also includes presentations by many industry leaders in the Supply Chain Management field with information about possible career and internship opportunities.

SCM Day is a great opportunity for students to showcase their knowledge and experience. Please upload your current resume here to give our attending companies an advanced opportunity to review your qualifications before the event. These resumes need to be uploaded no later than September 6, 2016.


  • Registration is Free!
  • Please register by September 13, 2016
  • NOTE TO COMPANIES: To avoid a parking ticket, be sure to have us mail you a parking tag or ask for one when you arrive for SCM day.
  • There will be dinner available to everybody in the Lamoine Room at the University Union at 5:00. This portion of the event will require a reservation that can be made through the registration form below.