Supply Chain Co-op - January 2024 to May 2024
At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best teams committed to driving innovation and growth. We're founded on 150 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform-so what can you do with that? There's no time like the present to make an impact at Kimberly-Clark. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark. Led by Purpose. Driven by You
SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYST CO-OP
Work Type: Co-op - Fulltime (M-F)
Locations: Neenah, WI & Roswell, GA & Knoxville, TN
Dates: January 2024 through May 2024
Our co-op will offer you a chance to explore the breadth of opportunities available in the supply chain while working on real projects such as process improvements in flow planning for finished products, raw materials and finishing supplies, space utilization and optimization analysis, or warehouse operations systems analysis. You will be provided meaningful work experiences that contribute to the overall strategic business goals of Kimberly-Clark. You'll be treated and respected as a valuable contributor and given your own responsibilities and accountabilities. Your intern experience will include performance evaluations that provide you with valuable professional feedback to gauge your strengths and measure areas of improvement.
At Kimberly-Clark, Supply Chain co-op experiences are a valued part of our culture. Kimberly-Clark considers its pool of co-ops to be a great source of future full-time employees. There may be no better place to launch or advance your supply chain career than at Kimberly-Clark. That's because we've structured our logistics organization in a way that enables you to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the supply chain and a rewarding work experience. Whether beginning your supply chain career or seeking a new challenge as an experienced professional, our team environment will allow you to contribute to your fullest potential.
- Students must have completed 2-3 years toward a four-year college degree; preferably in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics Management, Manufacturing Operations, Industrial Engineering, or related field.
- Minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 overall GPA is preferred (transcripts will be requested).
- Solid knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- A high degree of analytical skill is required
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future.
- Experience with Power BI/Query, Tableau
- Advanced Excel skills
Customer Logistics Strategies and Services - Provide efficient, cost-effective solutions for order management and aggressively work to improve supply chain performance. Build relationships with internal and external customers. Work proactively with customer and sales to reduce cost to serve. Communicate and resolve order issues with customers and sales. Key customers are retail customers, sales, transportation, distributors, and planning.
Material Planning - Responsible for managing raw material/finishing supply plans in support of finished goods production. This includes generating requirements across multiple manufacturing sites, while ensuring timely and accurate delivery of materials. Partners with vendors/suppliers to optimize ordering, and work through material shortages and constraints.
Distribution Operations -Team members manage the flow of product from the case packer through shipment loading at both mills and distribution centers. Drive performance of third party DC operations, problem solve across functional supply chain groups to deliver service to retail customer, support distribution initiatives (new DC start-ups, automation), and monitor supply chain cost. Key customers are business units, retail customers, mill operations, third party operators and transportation.
Logistics - Manufacturing - Manage inbound and outbound flow within a manufacturing setting as well as supporting production requirements. Site Logistics manages inventory control, quality hold management, shipping and receiving, and load balancing. Own problem solving for all related warehouse accountabilities, including inventory discrepancies, site quality containment, damage elimination and scanning accuracy. Key customers and stakeholders include multiple Supply Chain functions (Planning, Distribution Operations, Procurement, Transportation, and Deployment), as well as the plant Operations and Quality Teams.
Distribution Process & Systems- Responsible for the Warehouse Management System (WMS) that directs work activity within a DC related to unloading, storage, replenishment, case picking and outbound loading, as well as the standard processes and warehouse layouts that govern the network of DCs. Analysis of lift-truck operator productivity, industrial engineering of productivity standards, participation in expansion of e-commerce fulfillment processes, support of transformational order pick processes and opportunity to travel to mills and DCs for on-site engagement. Key customers are business units, retail customers, mill operations, third party operators and transportation.
Transportation: Collaboration with carriers for price, service, and equipment to achieve delivery of materials and product at minimum distribution costs. Analyze and perform mode/carrier selection, shipment tracking, and measurement of customer service and carrier performance. Key customers are distribution, retail customers and transportation providers.
Distribution Operations -Team members manage the flow of product from the case packer through shipment loading at both mills and distribution centers. Drive performance of third party DC operations, problem solve across functional supply chain groups to deliver service to retail customer, support distribution initiatives (new DC start-ups, automation), and monitor supply chain cost. Key customers
Veterans and members of the Reserve and Guard are highly encouraged to apply.
For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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