PSO Engineering Co-op (Start Date - June 2021)

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The Clorox Company

The Clorox Company

PSO Engineering Co-op (Start Date - June 2021)

Kennesaw, GA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Make your mark

    At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we're all able to make a positive impact -- at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth -- growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

    Product Supply Organization (PSO – Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management)

    The Clorox Product Supply Organization (PSO) is a diverse & inclusive global community of empowered people. We pride ourselves on being the guardian of the consumer and strive to be best in class in delivering safety, end to end supply chain solutions, enabling innovation and daily execution of the business plans. PSO is comprised of operational and support organizations focusing on buying, making & shipping products for our variety of well-known brands.

    Key Responsibilities

    PSO Engineering Co-op (June – December 2021)

    During a 6 month co-op, you will gain exposure to the Clorox product portfolio, sourcing strategy for key spend areas, exposure to the Clorox culture and much more! Participate on cross-function teams to support process improvement projects, while also focusing on continual learning in the area of Supply Chain Management. The Clorox Company expects our interns to apply classroom knowledge and the latest Supply Chain processes to our initiatives.

    Co-op activities to gain a holistic view of The Clorox Company:

    • Exposure to Product Supply & Operations leadership team
    • Plant, manufacturing and distribution center tours
    • Overview of all Supply Chain areas in their roles and responsibilities in Clorox
    • Strengths finders for personal/professional development
    • Store check to gain the perspective from a Clorox Sales team lead

    Technical Track Positions:

    Electrical, Instrument and Controls Engineering (EIC)

    • Learn from a Sr. Electrical Engineering mentor while further developing design experience in industrial power distribution and factory automation through exposure, training and hands on experience supporting corporate engineering capital projects.
    • Gain project management experience including management of engineering consultants, supervision of electrical contractors and interfacing with plant maintenance and operations.
    • Research and develop a "new to Clorox" technology using sensors, PLCs, operator interfaces, and industrial Ethernet networks.
    • Assist in the development of best practices and engineering standards for Clorox.

    Process/Manufacturing

    • Contributing both as an individual and part of a team in engineering and delivering consumer products process manufacturing systems to the plant floor

    Packaging Engineer

    • Contributing as an individual and as part of a team in engineering and delivering consumer products packaging systems to the plant floor

    Production Services

    • Interface to business and technical leaders, influencing decision-making in the interest of cost optimization and supply assurance, while facilitating a robust and sustainable supply chain

    Safety

    • Assist with improving data collection, integrity, accuracy & quality around safety/environmental incident reporting and compliance tracking systems
    • Support corporate safety and/or environmental projects for Clorox sites
    • Develop/improve structure for safety management system
    • Develop short safety/environmental training videos for plant leaders, staff, and production associate use
    • Gain an understanding Human & Organization Performance philosophy and framework support as it pertains to safety in the workplace

    Capital Management Project

    • Lead capital projects within Clorox plant sites that range from manufacturing line extensions, infrastructure upgrades and new product innovation launches
    • Centrally pooled engineering teams deploy to plant sites to plan and execute project work
    • Hands on capital project leadership to include internal and external team members
    • Capital project managers support all CLX businesses and may lead several projects simultaneously

    Quality

    • Building quality into manufacturing processes and supporting systems that drive out waste throughout the product supply chain from the purchase of materials to delivery of finished product

    WCO/Continuous Improvement

    • Implement improvement projects in Clorox's manufacturing and supply chain operations with a focus on implementing web dashboard reporting.
    • Implement improvement projects in Clorox's supply chain operations with a focus on implementing web dashboard reporting
    • Develop cutting edge tools for multi-level data analysis across multiple organizations
    • Work on cross-functional teams to improve and optimize current reporting systems

    Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

    Expectations and Responsibilities:

    • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and build relationships both vertically/horizontally within Clorox with refined oral, written and data presentation skills and appropriate interface with external contacts
    • Activities include but not limited to: logistics analysis, customer relationship management, order management, problem solving and solution recommendation and implementation, interfacing with customers, vendors and partners and assisting with other internal and external initiatives.
    • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
    • Planning and Organizing: Identifies and translates priorities into clear actionable tactics, effective organization and time management skills, multi-tasks well, set goals and achieves them
    • Professional Development: Drives personal development and influences others as appropriate with the ability to present ideas and issues in a thoughtful manner
    • Strong aptitude for learning new systems and processes
    • Strong leadership skills and a track record of achieving results**
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Education Level/Degree:

    • Discipline Desired - Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Industrial Engineering
    • GPA Required 3.0 or higher
    • No Visa Sponsorship
    • Class Standing Required -- Junior/Senior
    • Dates of Internship -- January 2020 through June 2020
    • Offers of employment are contingent upon proof of the applicant's legal right to work and be employed in the United States

    More about Clorox

    The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2017 sales of $6 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including:

    Brita® water-filtration products Burt's Bees® natural personal care products Fresh Step® cat litter Glad® bags, wraps and containers Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces Kingsford® charcoal Liquid Plumr® clog removers Pine-Sol® cleaners RenewLife® digestive health products Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements Professional services: Clorox Healthcare® and Clorox Commercial Solutions® More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

    Making a positive impact

    Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts, most notably being named to the Drucker Institute's 2017 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list and the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018.

    We also support our communities, and, in FY2017, contributed $11 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing.

  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • About Us
    Clorox builds brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, have busy personal lives and are all able to make a positive impact -- at Clorox, in our communities and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes and workplaces. Make your mark and help us drive growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.