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Supply Chain Planning & Inventory Optimization Intern

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Data
    Logistics
  • Buffalo

AI generated summary

  • You must excel in data analysis, statistical modeling, research techniques, critical thinking, and communication. Embrace change, work well in teams, and have strong Excel skills.
  • You will support supply chain reporting, analytics, and inventory management. Analyze data, optimize inventory mix, improve order fill rate, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to minimize spoilage and shortage risk. Partner with associates to execute inventory investment opportunities.

Requirements

  • Data interpretation and insights analysis
  • Statistical modeling
  • Quantitative and qualitative research techniques
  • Critical thinking
  • Able to work individually and be part of a team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and often-changing environment
  • Embrace the culture of ‘speaking up’
  • Strong Excel, statistical and spreadsheet analysis skills
  • Strong understanding of Inventory Models and Data Modeling applications
  • Strong communication (written & verbal) skills

Responsibilities

  • The intern will support the Supply chain group and work closely with the Analytics, Operations, Marketing and Sales teams.
  • Support Supply Chain reporting, data management, and analytics efforts through:
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Data visualization and story telling
  • Interactive, role-based dashboard
  • Additional experience includes:
  • Assist Inventory Manager in optimizing inventory mix by leveraging analytics tools.
  • Provides insight on inventory investment mix health by tracking performance vs. planned and projections vs. target.
  • Develop actionable plans to improve customer order fill rate in accordance with inventory investment strategy.
  • Provide insight to Integrated Supply Chain Planning Managers on division level inventory investment mix
  • Analyze and review inventory to minimize spoilage and shortage risk.
  • Track and develop code level improvement plans by collaborating with cross-functional supply chain associates.
  • Identify and analyze inventory investment opportunities.
  • Partner with Supply and Fulfillment associates to execute inventory investment opportunities.

FAQs

What kind of degree is required for the Supply Chain Planning & Inventory Optimization Intern position?

We are looking for candidates who are pursuing a degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or Finance. MBA students pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management, Analytics, Engineering, or MIS are preferred.

Is this internship open to undergraduate students?

Yes, undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or Finance are welcome to apply for the Supply Chain Planning & Inventory Optimization Intern position.

What skills or experience are preferred for this internship?

Preferred skills and experience for this internship include knowledge of supply chain planning, inventory optimization, analytics, and experience with data analysis tools.

Will there be opportunities for learning and professional development during the internship?

Yes, as an intern in our Supply Chain Planning & Inventory Optimization team, you will have opportunities for learning and professional development through hands-on projects and mentorship from experienced professionals in the field.

Global, family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities...

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1945
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Rich’s is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.