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2024 Procurement Co-Op, June-December | Michigan, USA

Want to make your mark in procurement? As our 2024 Procurement Co-Op, June-December | Michigan, USA, you’ll have the freedom to gain hands-on experience with some of the world’s most leading consumer products.

 

2024 Procurement Co-Op, June-December | Michigan, USA

Zeeland, MI 

Competitive Salary

Reckitt is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company, We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Lysol, Mucinex, Enfamil, and Airwick. 

 

Thrive in an environment of high autonomy and accountability? Keen to be at the heart of the fastest growing health and hygiene company? With complete involvement from the first day, you’ll be fully included as part our team – bringing household name products to millions of customers worldwide. You’ll take responsibility for projects from the outset, gaining new skills and experience. Projects will vary but may be within planning, service delivery, manufacturing or logistics. The focus will be on ‘learning through doing’ but with the support and mentoring of our experienced team.

 

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 
•    Provide suggestions on new processes, opportunities, and initiatives that deliver savings or service improvements.  
•    Manage projects to successful completion; define scope, stakeholders, and milestones. 
•    Facilitate continuous improvement by evaluation of operations considering new technology, team needs, and cost/benefit opportunities. 
•    Internally coordinating with all necessary departments to ensure optimal customer service delivery. 
•    Reporting and managing orders in EDI, JDE, LMS and 3PL systems, facilitating, tracking, and optimizing operations with planners and recommending strategies to improve fill rate, order frequency, lead-time variability, and inventory levels/issues. 
•    Analyzing, recommending, and optimizing logistics process within targeted business assignment and the greater supply services business. 
•    Contributing to the development of the process and systems architecture by incorporating information available in the CRM (customer relationship management, Siebel) planning systems. 
•    Working on projects related to inventory and replenishment management. 
•    Developing reporting to track and influence team performance and perform weekly analytics. 
•    Facilitating, tracking and optimizing Reckitt operations with planners, project managers and operations teams to improve fill rate, lead time variability, inventory levels/ issues, productivity, cost and operational process through various productivity tools and methods. 

 

With complete involvement from the first day, you’ll be fully included as part our team – bringing household name products to millions of customers worldwide. You’ll take responsibility for projects from the outset, gaining new skills and experience. Projects will vary. The focus will be on ‘learning through doing’ but with the support and mentoring of our experienced team.

 

You’ll succeed because… 

…you have an entrepreneurial spirit. You’ve a strong academic background. You’re ambitious and motivated, hungry to take on responsibility in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. You’re also action-oriented, a pragmatic problem solver and share our drive to succeed. Even when faced with obstacles.

 

You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to hear your ideas. The products you get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 

 

Qualifications: 
•    Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Procurement, Operations, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration or Engineering
•    Ability to work well under pressure. 
•    Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and other continuous improvement methodology a plus. 
•    Project management skills including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementing. 
•    Strong analytical and excellent communication skills; ability to organize and analyze cost/spend/ data and present summaries of findings. 
•    Independent thinker capable of self-starting and problem-solving skills is a must. 
•    Demonstrated entrepreneurial and leadership qualities to take charge and initiate action. 
•    Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access). 
•    Must be domestically and internationally mobile for future career growth within the supply chain organization

 

Equality

In Return Reckitt offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
Reckitt is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.


Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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