Appvion, Inc.

  • Supply Chain Intern

    Location US-WI-Appleton
    Job ID
    2018-1814
  • Expected Results

    • Work within the inventory planning and scheduling department to monitor daily orders, identify exceptions, and problem solve to reduce overall working capital levels and maintain service targets.
    • Work closely with customer service, transportation, and the distribution network to solve inventory availability issues and meet the needs of our customers.

    Supporting Activities

    • Monitor inventory alerts and broken service promises on a daily basis. Work with the schedulers and plants to make date/quantity adjustments to meet customer order requirements.
    • Use the Enterprise Resource Planning tool to make decisions around supply and demand, replenishments, safety stocks, and forecasts.
    • Understand the plant and distribution center network to provide support to Sales, Customer Service, Scheduling, and Transportation.
    • Use analytics tools, such as Business Intelligence, Microsoft Office, and SharePoint, to support daily decision making.
    • Review production and delivery delays to initiate recovery methods in order to avoid affecting our customers.
    • Process orders and trim cutsheets to maximize rewinder efficiencies and minimize yield loss.
    • Identify and troubleshoot problems as well as implement changes for improvement.

    Required Prior Accomplishments - Experience - Skills

    • Must be a current full-time business student, pursing a Bachelors or Associates degree. A Supply Chain and Operations Management major is a plus.
    • Must be able to work approximately 15-20 hours per week during the school year, and full time during the summer and school breaks.
    • Junior student status preferred
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to make effective decisions and accept ownership.
    • Must have the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
    • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office tools.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication, problem solving, and organizational skills.

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