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(Archived) Logistics Management Development Assistant (Level 2, Supply Chain)

Last Updated: 10/01/20

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Logistics Management Development Assistant (Level 2, Supply Chain) Job Description For more than 30 years, our Management Development Associate program has developed our future leaders. This program allows you to embark on a personal and professional development experience a classroom can’t offer.
As a Logistics Management Development Assistant, you’ll be immersed in a highly technical and quality-focused production environment to help achieve our standards of continuous improvement and manufacturing excellence. Through a well-designed rotation of our factory & HQ functions, you’ll learn our operations, how they apply to supply chain, and how supply chain interacts with other factory functions. Through your rotation, you'll be exposed to production, engineering, information systems, quality assurance, finance, and human resources. Collaborating with your supply chain mentor and peers is critical to this role, as they will help you demonstrate your new business knowledge to deliver premier supply chain analysis and support to the plant for the duration of your program experience.
We’re a global organization known widely as a ‘Best Place to Work’. Our culture continuously dares us to stand taller and ask, “What’s next?”. Are you up to the dare?
Primary responsibilities

  • Complete training in warehouse, transportation and customer service functions
  • Complete assigned department improvements projects
  • Develop knowledge, awareness, and understanding of the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) and pet care industries, including understanding the consumer and or pet owner, knowing Purina brands, their competition and the ability to identify and analyze segment trends
  • Experience internal and external supply chain operations, including plant logistics, warehousing and transportation, customer supply chain management, order revenue management (ORM) and the customers
  • Champion internal and external working relationships that provide exposure to various disciplines, account management and customer teams
  • Expand leadership skills and experience
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
  • Must be open to relocation to one or more of our 21 production facilities across the U.S.
  • B. S. in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Logistics, or Industrial Engineering or related
  • 1 or more years of experience in logistics operations in a manufacturing, industrial, military or related environment
Note: This position does not provide sponsorship for employment status (e.g. H-1B visa status). You must have the legal right to work in the United States.
Locations: Edmond, OK; Bloomfield, MO; Davenport, IA; Crete, NE
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Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...