Intern, Supply Chain and Logistics
Company: The J.M. Smucker Company
Posted on: March 14, 2019
For more than 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has brought families together to share memorable meals and moments. Guided by a vision to engage, delight, and inspire consumers through trusted food and beverage brands that bring joy throughout their lives, Smucker has grown to be a well-respected North American marketer and manufacturer with a balanced portfolio of leading and emerging, on-trend brands. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's, Folgers, Jif, Dunkin' Donuts, Crisco, Caf Bustelo, R.W. Knudsen Family, Sahale Snacks, Smucker's Uncrustables, Robin Hood, and Bick's. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Rachael Ray Nutrish, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Kibbles 'n Bits, Natural Balance, and Nature's Recipe. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about our Company, visit jmsmucker.com.TITLE Intern, Supply Chain and LogisticsLOCATION Oxnard, CaliforniaREPORTS TO Manager, Supply Chain and LogisticsKEY RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following although other duties may be assigned:Assists in developing, planning, organizing and analyzing of plans, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Federal standards.Optimize Customer Service through actively managing the carrier base.Ensure quality control procedures in Shipping/Receiving.Help manage carrier performance including reporting and review processes to maintain and improve quality of service, cost and delivery performance.Assists in reducing freight costs and budgets.Assures high quality production and shipping of strawberries packed in drums and other containers.Make sure drums and other containers are clean and properly labeled before shipping.Conducts vehicle inspections to insure the cleanliness and safety of the trucks and railcars before loading and unloading.Ensures that all shipments have the documented security seals before accepting an incoming load and sending off a loaded shipment.Conducts pallet inspections; must reject load if does not meet specifications.Ensures that all shipping paperwork is accurate and corresponds with handheld scanner results before shipping product.Ensures that all instructions on the Bill of Ladings are carried out in each shipment.Accurately checks all incoming raw materials and supplies before signing receiving slip.Must ensure that all incoming ingredients are on the Approved Ingredient List and are appropriately labeled with Kosher emblems.Cooperates with management and office personnel in accounting for production and shipments and helps take inventory as needed.Ensures a safe working environment.Investigates and documents accidents thoroughly and timely (as soon as possible on the same day it occurs.)Prevents accidents by recognizing physical and behavioral hazards and taking corrective action.Work closely with the Human Resources department in promoting safety and helps during safety meetings.Assists the logistics team with shipping and receiving in an effective manner, in order to obtain or exceed cost expectations, without sacrificing quality or safety.Coordinates shipping and receiving activities with floor personnel, quality control personnel and forklift drivers.Makes sure shipments are accurate before loading onto trucks.Makes suggestions to processing supervisors to improve efficiency.Works closely with management, office, quality control, maintenance and hourly personnel to achieve goalsMust follow OSHA required regulations when driving a forklift.May have to load/unload trucks to keep the shipping schedules on time.Work closely with truck drivers.Assist in the development of railcar schedules and re-order point.Must have constant communication with the carrier offices and the outside cold storage locations to ensure proper product rotation.SELECTION CRITERIA Education Currently have a 4-year degree or are enrolled in a 4-year degree programOther Available in early April through the end of August.Able to work weekends, overtime, and night shifts.Excellent communication skills and leadership skills.Ability to read, write and speak Spanish highly desired.
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