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Material Planning Intern

Shearer’s is a privately held producer, leading co-manufacturer, and distributor of quality snack foods sold under private labels across the nation. Ranking number one in private brand and contract manufactured salty snacks, as well as the number two supplier of private brand cookies and crackers in North America, you love our products, although you may not be familiar with our name! We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to embrace significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 11 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at

Material Planning Intern

Shearer’s Foods is currently seeking an energetic, articulate, self-motivated individual with a “can do” attitude to join the fast-paced Material Planning team.

 Your seat at the table
  • Material planning intern will work in the Materials and Logistics Department to assist with raw material planning, production scheduling, quality control, cost reduction, and inventory control,
  • Material planning intern will have the opportunity to be part of the daily supply chain and warehouse activities.
  • Assist the team to ensure that daily production schedules are met. 
  • Interfacing with various departments including Customer Service, and Supply Chain
  • Participate with the research and analysis of cost saving opportunities.
  • May assume the duties normally performed in the material planning department, with current employees who perform these roles.
  • Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the company.

What you bring to the table 
  • Currently pursuing/enrolled in accredited college/university pursuing degree (Bachelors or Masters) with a Business/Supply Chain Management/Industrial Engineering degree focus.
  • 3.2 GPA or higher with completion of sophomore year leading to a bachelor’s degree.
  • Time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy to achieve daily assignments and goals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with a detail oriented and task-focused outlook.
  • Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications.