ELIZABETH ARDEN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES > 2013 SUPPLY CHAIN CO-OP PROGRAM

Department: Supply Chain
Location: Stamford, CT USA
Posted: 2013-01-31
Requisition Number: SC-20130131-SupplyChainCoop

4 openings
Full-time (non-exempt)

Main Areas of Responsibility:

  • The Fall, 2013 Co-op program will run from June 3rd to December 27th. We have 4 positions available:
  • 1. Package Development: The Package Development Co-op will work with our internal Engineering team to develop packages that meet both aesthetic and functional objectives.
  • The Co-op will achieve this by creating component parts and corresponding technical specifications, creating bills of materials, and executing appropriate packaging testing, as required (ship testing, compatibility, chemical resistance, etc.).
  • 2. External Manufacturing: The External Manufacturing co-op will be responsible for managing the performance of our 3rd party manufacturers to meet Elizabeth Arden’s quality, cost and delivery date requirements.
  • The co-op position will learn the systems, tools and reports used to manage the supply base which manufacture our fragrance business. This position will require travel about 20% of the time to our Manhattan office and to our ext. manufacturing locations.
  • 3. Planning: The Planning co-op will manage the master production schedule for a group of brands within our fragrance portfolio utilizing Manugistics and JBA to learn the day to day responsibilities of a planner.
  • The co-op will maintain and develop reports for the Planning group using Insight and MS Excel. A process improvement project will be developed for the co-op term based on the needs of the department and interest of the candidate.
  • 4. Global Promotions & Trade Customization: The Global Promotions and Trade Customization group oversees the production and distribution of more than 10 million gift sets each year.
  • The Global Promotions and Trade Customization co-op will take an active role in the preparation of cost analysis reports, issuance of purchase and work orders to the respective business unit, the monitoring and tracking of component transfers.
  • The Co-op will also be actively involved in the coordination of logistics between our external manufacturers and internal distribution center.

Qualifications:
  • All candidates must be actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields: Supply Chain, Engineering, Management Information Systems, or Packaging Science.
  • Good academic standing, minimum of 3.00 GPA.
  • Prior work experience is preferred, but not mandatory (part-time, co-op or internship).
  • Demonstrated leadership and creativity.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of computer software packages (Microsoft Office).
  • Note: Elizabeth Arden is not able to offer sponsorship for this position.

Education:
  • All candidates must be actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields: Supply Chain, Engineering, Management Information Systems, or Packaging Science.

Note:
  • Please forward a resume in either Word or PDF format to Internships@elizabetharden.com. You must indicate the job title in the subject line of your email.

Closing Date: Closed on 2013-03-19

Contact:
E-mail: Internships@elizabetharden.com

DFW/EOE/AA


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