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Purchasing Summer Intern in Beachwood Campus at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 2/25/2019

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Job Description

Summer Intern - Purchasing

The Purchasing Summer Intern will work with the Forecast/Sourcing Manager to help with the forecast demand based on historical data and input from sales and marketing.  The master planner with use forecasts to determine target inventory levels across the division at various times in the seasonal sales cycle.  Those target inventory levels will be used to guide production planning at our manufacturing operations and purchasing activities with our vendors for PFR products.

This individual will work with Forecast/Sourcing Manager to analyze procurement aspects for both raw material and purchase-for-resale products ensuring best price and highest quality of products and service.

Duties/Responsibilities, Core knowledge:

  • Works with Forecast Manager to help develop demand forecasts using historical sales data. 
  • Determines target inventory levels for products based on seasonal forecasts, manufacturing, and/or vendor lead times, cash flow and DOI considerations, and scenario analysis.
  • Works closely with plant production planners to translate inventory plans into long term capacity plans and short-term production plans that ensure service excellence.
  • Identifies and works with all functions to minimize slow-moving, obsolete and distressed inventory.
  • Monitor factors affecting raw material markets and keep management informed of such trends.
  • Responsible for playing an active role in ensuring data management and data integrity within the purchasing and materials management SAP modules.
  • Support plan site buyer/planners.
  • Participate in projects and/or improvement teams (as required).

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Knowledge of MS Office, MS Word & MS Excel
  • Good time management skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.