Date: Mar 8, 2018
Location: Irving, TX, US, 75062
Company: NCH Corporation
NCH is established, yet growing and we are seeking a Demand Planning Intern to join our Plumbing Products Group (PPG, Inc.). As part of the PPG team, the Intern would be responsible for helping out in the day to day Supply Planning activities including forecasting/reporting/analyzing the demand patterns for Danco and LSP Channels/Customers, monitoring current demand trends, identifying and analyzing gaps, and developing SKU level recommendations/overrides. The Supply Chain/Demand Planning intern is expected to use their skills in Excel (and ForecastPro) with advanced proficiency in pivot tables, vlookups, sumif, etc developing formulas ad hoc and spreadsheet analysis. This to help the Demand Planning Team identify, understand and implement corrective actions for our Monthly S&OP/Forecasting process. The ideal candidate should have advanced understanding and ability to collaborate with Sales, Marketing/Product Management, Supply Chain Planning/Purchasing, Finance, and Warehouse/Distribution teams.
PPG Inc., a subsidiary of NCH, manufactures, sources and markets a broad line of plumbing repair and remodel products through the retail home improvement and hardware channel (Danco Division), as well as a broad line of rough plumbing products sold through the wholesale and OEM channels (LSP Products Division). More information can be found at the company's web-sites and .
Analyze Demand trends/patterns to override/optimize the Forecast, working mostly in Excel
Generate Forecasting Metrics, reporting including variance analysis/root causing and recommended action plans to achieve improved results across SKUs for our different Channels/Customers
Other projects as needed
Bachelor of Science with concentration in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Management Information Systems (MS/MBA in-progress a plus).
1-3 years of experience in supply chain environment is a plus
Excellent Excel skill
Prior ForecastPro experience is a plus (or other forecasting system)
Experience with Forecasting software/statistical packages a plus, including Demantra, ForecastPro, SAS, or others
Work experience analyzing demand patterns/forecast and delivering specific business value through data-driven insights
NCH Corporation offers a full suite of benefits, employee development and recognition programs, 401K match and a convenient location with a fitness facility and restaurant located on our campus.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas
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