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Good Food, Good Life is the very essence of Nestlé. This philosophy can be traced back to our beginnings. The Nestlé Company was founded in 1867 by Henri Nestlé, who developed the first milk-based baby formula. Today, over a century later, we are recognized as the world’s largest Food and Beverage Company employing around 280,000 people and have factories or operations in almost every country in the world. Nestlé Canada has a wide variety of food, beverage and nutrition products to help you and your family live happier and healthier lives including: Gerber and Good Start, Nescafé, KitKat, Smarties, Aero, Delissio, Häagen-Dazs, Boost, Purina, and Nestlé Waters. Nestlé Canada supports your personal growth with a people-focused culture and a flexible and diverse working environment. Our aim is to create a unique career experience for talented young professionals like you. Join us to find out why, There is more to Life at Nestlé…
Business areas: Nestle Canada
Job title: Supply Chain Internship
Location: North York OR Brampton
We are looking for a Supply Chain Intern based at our North York or Brampton locations for the months of May to August 2021. This role will be responsible for working on a dedicated Nestlé Business Excellence (NCE) or LEAN project(s) for the term of your internship and you will gain valuable practical knowledge and experience in various functional aspects of Supply Chain depending on the project focus including: Demand and Supply Planning, Logistics Operations, Customer Service, Customer Facing Demand Planning and Procurement.
A day in the life of...
As a Supply Chain Intern, you will be working cross-functionally to provide the most accurate business forecast using the customers’ demand and supply chain data. You will focus on different parts of the value chain in order to drive out waste and make recommendations on improved ways of working. You will also work on digitalizing the supply chain utilizing lean methodology and close collaboration between different supply chain functions, customer facing and sales.
You will also:
Optimize the visibility to data for predictive analytics and faster more accurate decision making
Work on projects that include learning new tools and platforms – Azure, Power BI, SAS,Qlikview, etc.
Communicate and influence the decision makers through story telling
Demand and supply planning along with customer services, customer facing& Logistics
Collaborate and provide input from stakeholders spans beyond the supply chain organization
Adapt to various styles and self learning with emphasis on creative ways to find relevant information through various sources
What will make you successful
As the successful candidate, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be passionate, results focused, detail oriented and enjoy working in a highly analytical and project focused position. You are a fast learner, and must be comfortable working within a dynamic, fast passed challenging environment
You will also:
Be currently enrolled in a university or post-graduate program in either Industrial Engineering or with a major/concentration in Supply Chain.
Have maintained a GPA of 3.0 and above (this is considered an asset).
Be able to work with large data sets and select criteria for scenario building options.
Have previous supply chain experience is an asset, but not mandatory.
Be involved in extracurricular activities which demonstrate initiative and leadership.
Have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Be a team player with demonstrated ability to work effectively across all functions and levels.
Be results and detail-oriented with strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
Computer literate (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) with a strength in Excel.
Bilingualism (English and French) is considered an asset.
We have a friendly, supportive team with a coaching and mentoring environment. There are real opportunities for future development and progression – this really could be a move towards the exciting Supply Chain career you’ve always wanted.
What you need to know
What can we offer in return? Excellent training and development programs as well as opportunities to grow within the company. You will also receive developmental feedback throughout your work-term to ensure that you are learning and understanding the importance of Supply Chain within the world’s largest food company. You will also build your business acumen and leadership capabilities and support your development and long-term success.
The closing date for applications is October 31st. We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.
Nestlé is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Nestlé will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.