Supply Chain Buyer/Planning Internship in Indianapolis at Delta Faucet Company

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Delta Faucet Company we like to treat our interns and co-ops like real employees. We want you to be able to experience what it is really like to work here. You will be given the training and support needed to build on skills you already have and will also be contributing to the business on a daily basis when it comes to attending meetings, preparing presentations, and hitting deadlines!


The Buyer/Planner Intern reports to the Senior Supply Planning Manager and is primarily responsible for assisting effective daily management of direct material PO’s (release of PO, expedite/de-expedite including air freight, reconciliation of receiving errors,etc). The internship interacts primarily with suppliers, but also with other internal functions (plants receiving, accounts payable, demand planning, etc).

Time Frame:

May 2018- May 2019


  • Review, approve, and release purchase orders
  • Follow up on POEDC messages (Expedite, de-expedite, cancel purchase orders
  • Update promise delivery dates on purchase orders in ERP system
  • Interface with suppliers on day to day questions
  • Help manage supplier shutdown activities including manual demand signals and manual purchase orders
  • Interact with various functions as necessary to resolve invoicing issues
  • Help manage supplier inventory agreement processes as negotiated by Sourcing Department
  • Manage key supplier data accuracy (lead times, order qty’s, PO send method, etc)
  • Interact with Supply Planning Analyst in setting EN dates
  • Assist with managing projects as necessary (in-sourcing, resourcing, outsourcing)
  • Represent buyer/planner group on various cross functional projects
  • Help analyze root cause and report on supplier delivery issues

Education and Experience/Skills:

The ideal candidate is working on a bachelor degree in supply chain. The successful candidate will possess strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills along with the demonstrated ability to work in teams with members from various disciplines.


• Community Involvement Opportunities

• Flexible Schedule

• First Friday Massages

• On-site Fitness Center with yoga, spinning, and Pilates classes

• Basketball Court

• Team Outing Events

• Intramural Sports Teams

• On-site Cafeteria


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