Posted on 09/11/2017

Business Track Internship - Purdue

The Clorox Company - Alpharetta, GA

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Job Description

Business Track Internship


6 Months


January - July 2018


Alpharetta, GA


Internship Program Overview:


During a 6 month internship, you will gain exposure to the Clorox product portfolio, sourcing strategy for key spend areas, exposure to the Clorox culture and much more! Participate on cross-function teams to support process improvement projects, while also focusing on continual learning in the area of Supply Chain Management. The Clorox Company expects our interns to apply classroom knowledge and the latest Supply Chain processes to our initiatives and goals.


Intern activities to gain a holistic view of The Clorox Company:


ü Exposure to Product Supply & Operations leadership team


ü Plant, manufacturing and distribution center tours


ü Overview of all Supply Chain areas in their roles and responsibilities in Clorox


ü Strengths finders for personal/professional development


ü Store check to gain the perspective from a Clorox Sales team lead


Business Track Positions:


Planning Analyst


* Create beneficial reports and analyze their findings in order to support Operations Planning Management decision making in the areas of production, demand, inventory levels, transportation and historical sales/demand


Logistics Analyst


* Support Logistics decision making in the areas of customer service, distribution center operations and transportation by maintaining/reporting on key metrics and other ongoing reporting activities.




* Build strength among all four analytic types (Descriptive, Diagnostic, Predictive, and Prescriptive)


* Improve PSO time-to-X (decision, revenue, cost savings, etc.)


* Increase PSO strategic thinking time


Sourcing Analyst


* Facilitate and/or lead effective processes for internal information gathering and analysis


* Work with team members to break down business processes to drive out waste


* Help manage GSS processes and engage with team members to understand requirements and needs


Expectations and Responsibilities:


* Ability to effectively communicate ideas and build relationships both vertically/horizontally within Clorox with refined oral, written and data presentation skills and appropriate interface with external contacts


* Activities include but not limited to: logistics analysis, customer relationship management, order management, problem solving and solution recommendation and implementation, interfacing with customers, vendors and partners and assisting with other internal and external initiatives.


* Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills


* Planning and Organizing: Identifies and translates priorities into clear actionable tactics, effective organization and time management skills, multi-tasks well, set goals and achieves them


* Professional Development: Drives personal development and influences others as appropriate with the ability to present ideas and issues in a thoughtful manner


* Strong aptitude for learning new systems and processes


* Strong leadership skills and a track record of achieving results


Minimum Education Level/Degree:


* Discipline Desired - Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Logistics & Transportation, Mathematics, Supply Chain Management or related field.


* GPA Required 3.0 or higher


* No Visa Sponsorship


* Class Standing Required -- Junior/Senior


* Dates of Internship -- January - July 2018


* Offers of employment are contingent upon proof of the applicant's legal right to work and be employed in the United States


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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