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Network Design Intern


Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  24684

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


Rich Products is looking to hire a Network Design Intern for Fall 2019 semester that will work approximately 15-20 hours per week. Candidate must be pursuing a degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, or similar.


Candidate(s) selected will work with the Network Design and Optimization team on modeling projects pertaining to supply chain network design or production optimization, through assistance in new model creation or model maintenance and enhancement.

Support Supply Chain modeling, data management, and analytics efforts through:

  • Reporting and analysis of multiple data sets
  • Model enhancement and maintenance for network design, distribution, or production models
  • Data visualization and story telling for presentation to stakeholders


Additional experience includes:

  • Operations Research methodology such as linear programming, simplex method
  • Reporting or analysis using Excel VBA, SQL, SAS, Python, or other programming language or ETL tool
  • Exposure to visualization or dashboard creation
  • Optimization using excel solver, LLamasoft’s Supply Chain Guru, LogicNet Plus, or similar packag
  • Experience with data manipulation and comfort with handling messy and disparate data
  • Knowledge of optimization principles and methodologies for using software packages, familiarity with network optimization, production optimization, and distribution optimization
  • Ability to think critically and challenge business norms
  • Able to work individually and be part of a collaborative team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and often-changing environment
  • Proven work ethic and passion for projects
  • Strong communication (written & verbal) skills

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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