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Supply Chain Intern


Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  23689

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 Supply Chain Intern for the 2019 Spring Semester for a minimum of 12 hours per week. Candidate must be pursuing a degree in Supply Chain/Engineering. MBA student pursuing Supply Chain Management/Engineering/MIS is preferred.


Candidate(s) selected will rotate through several functional areas in CS&L, including Demand, Supply Planning, Fulfillment Planning, Logistics, and Customer Service in order to provide a well-rounded Supply Chain experience. 


 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:

  • Plan, create, change, and complete purchase orders within SAP
  • Communicate purchase plans with contract manufacturers
  • Manage potential inventory shortage reports. Take action to reduce shortages to customers.
  • Communicate customer shortages to Customer Service Representatives where appropriate
  • Communicate significant inventory shortages to Supply Planners and/or Sales Channel Service Managers
  • Maintain the plant outbound shipment load plan
  • Maximize Stock transfer order freight utilization
  • Manage the movement of dc to dc inventory transfers through the C-item deployment process
  • Track and develop improvement plans to reduce unplanned shortages
  • Analyze and review inventory to minimize spoilage
  • Develops actionable plans to improve customer order fill rate
  • Maintain distribution center Inbound Scheduling Database. Identify areas of concern which need improvement.


  • 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
  • Strong Excel, statistical and spreadsheet analysis skills.
  • Strong understanding of Inventory Models and Data Modeling applications.
  • 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

Job Segment: MBA, Management

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