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Spring 2024 Intern, Operations Management

Your Opportunity as an Operations Management Intern 

As an intern within our Operations Management team, you’ll be a working part of our Plant Logistics team and understand how large-scale operations and logistics teams function in unison. You will have the opportunity to learn how our supply chain operates- from procurement of raw materials all the way through shipping finished goods out to customers. This internship will be a real-life display of not only manufacturing but will also get a front row seat to how all supply chain roles in the enterprise work together to meet the same end goal.  


Location: Orrville, OH 


Work Arrangements: 100% On site during the Spring Semester (January - May)


In this role you will:  

Reconcile inventory transactions, file shipment documentation, and provide support in daily shipment activities. 

Support audit requirements as needed by pulling documentation and assist with any corrective actions. 

Act as single point of contact for setting daily dock appointments inbound raw materials. 

Record raw material receipts in Oracle (purchasing) System as needed to ensure prompt payment. 

Create and oversee process for central filing location of certificate of analysis documentation. 

Assist the plant procurement team in reviewing daily Material Requirements Reports (MRP) and issuing purchase orders to replenish inventory. 

Support an improvement project identified during the co-op term with a final report-out to leadership at the conclusion of the rotation. 

Support Logistics team with special projects as needed. 

Support Safety and Quality initiatives. 

Exposure to many different supply chain and operations computer-based systems.  


What we are looking for:  

A Sophomore or higher with requisite educational experience in supply chain, logistics, warehousing, or another relevant field  

A GPA of 3.0 or higher  

A well-rounded skill set including computer and analytics experience, adaptability, creative problem solving and effective communication   

A passion to help in our Inclusion, Diversity & Equity journey – working toward a thriving community where everyone feels mutual respect, a sense of belonging and can express their whole selves 


Why the J.M. Smucker Company’s Internship Program is Right for You 

Looking for a world-class internship program at a Fortune 500 company? At Smucker, we’re committed to offering you that world-class experience and the opportunity to:  

Learn: Realize your potential in a collaborative, supportive environment where you’re part of the Smucker Family and challenged to be your best.   

Grow: Receive hands-on training from a dedicated mentor and connect with peers and leaders across our Company.   

Lead: Contribute to high-profile projects that support our strategic priorities along with opportunities to get involved in many ways including our continued progress on the journey to become the organization we expect to be on inclusion, diversity and equity. We firmly believe that an inclusive environment and diverse organization strengthens our Company and enables every employee to reach their full potential.  


Beyond the purposeful work you'll be doing each day, we offer a wide variety of perks to help make your experience a memorable one. Examples include: 

Unique opportunities to network and engage with company leadership 

Participate in tailored professional development sessions 

Take part in networking events and outings with fellow interns 

A competitive compensation package and paid corporate holidays 

Employee discount at our Company Store and website 

Housing stipend for those relocating for their internship 

Learn more about working at Smucker: 

Our Internship Program 

Our Thriving Together Philosophy Supporting All Impacted by Our Business  

Our Continued Progress on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity  


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