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Intern, Supply Chain Planning & Analysis in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 9/6/2017

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Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE: 

The purpose of this position is to aid the Renewable Energy Group by assisting with Supply Chain Planning & Analysis. This position is also responsible for assuring the effective and efficient daily supply chain of biodiesel and responsible to collaborate with cross functional contacts on assigned project. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

Key Accountabilities: 

Inventory Management

  • Track physical inventories at plants
  • Understand usage patterns and limitations
  • Monthly utilization reports
  • Run the Daily position reports
  • Run Day to Day projections for the plants
  • Report the forecast and projections to the necessary parties 

Supply Chain Planning & Analysis

  • Analyze and plan usage patterns
  • Comply with BQ-9000 requirements
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Inventory Management
  • Contingency Planning
  • Monitor Demand
Value-Adding Project
  • General analysis of cost/sales/profit by plant as requested
  • Identify solutions for assigned process improvement(s)
  • Gather cross-functional requirements for final solution
  • Develop and standardize best practices for given project(s)
  • Presentations of project, including Senior Leadership Team

Other frequent duties:

  • Understanding of operations
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with the sales force, plant operations, and all internal/external customers 

Perform other duties as assigned 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Supply Chain Management, LSCM, or related degree

                                    **Senior or Junior status required

 Experience Required: Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred

 Skills Required

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

Advanced math and accounting skills

Advanced Excel skills 

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Sales skills

Analytical communication skills

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