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Jack Links Protein Snacks Supply Chain Intern in Laurens, Iowa

Join us as as a Supply Chain Intern during the summer of 2021 in Laurens, IA! As our supply chain intern, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through formal and informal training, managing projects, visiting multiple facilities, networking with fellow interns, and working with key Jack Link s leaders and team members. At the completion of your internship, you will conduct a final presentation on your internship experience. As a Supply Chain Intern within Jack Link s, you will work closely with multiple departments within the team, gaining formal and informal training with an assigned project focused on continuous improvement to optimize costs and execution. There will be two primary areas of focus. 1. The supply chain intern will shadow department team members within warehousing, production, and the operations office to gain an understanding of the daily functions, roles and responsibilities within each department. 2. The supply chain intern will be assigned a project(s) to drive cost out of the supply chain within these departments. Warehouse Operations and Logistics responsibilities: * Shadow with operations managers, supervisors and leads * Attend daily huddles * Exposure to the warehouse management system * Provide daily update reports (safety, staffing and volume outlook) * Collect and provide analytics including productivity improvements, cost analysis, and capacity utilization * Assist with process documentation * Maintain and communicate all data to department managers for problem identification, resolution, and reporting * Identification of improvement opportunities to improve operation s execution and accuracy * Assist with engineering opportunities to improve or reduce costs and enhance execution Additional Responsibilities * Shadow with transportation manager and load planners * Shadow with production schedulers and planners * Exposure to TMS and ERP tools and methods * Gain familiarity to all Jack Link s products ? Measurable output: * Intern will develop a final presentation on their experience highlighting project work, accomplishments, and insight on Jack Link s as a company. * You will leave with a better understanding of the supply chain, the systems that connect it together and the collaboration needed to accomplish cost savings initiatives within their area of expertise.