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Supply Chain Planning Intern (Summer 2024)

fairlife, LLCCoopersville, MI
Start date: 06/03/2024Duration: 11 Weeks
Paid Internship$22 - $25/hr Plus benefitsSponsorship available

2 months ago


about our internship program:

The fairlife Summer Internship Program is designed to welcome interns across our locations to gain meaningful experience and social and professional development opportunities. For 11 weeks, interns will work full-time in one of our three locations: Chicago, IL, Coopersville, MI, or Goodyear, AZ. fairlife’s paid internship program also offers a summer full of social, professional, and community engagement events including exposure to our senior leadership and executives across the business in small group settings, insight into company initiatives, off-site field trips, and for those qualified and selected, an opportunity to pursue a full-time job opportunity.


The fairlife 2024 Summer Internship Program will take place from 6/3 through 8/16 at the fairlife location specified in this job description.


job purposeThe fairlife internship experience provides an opportunity to work the Summer of 2024 with the fairlife, LLC Production Planning Team, at our plant in Goodyear, AZ. This internship will be focused on supporting production, milk, and supply planning in the development and refinement of metrics, tools and processes around our finite and mid-range planning horizons.


skills/qualifications required:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate degree program, entering the fall semester as a junior or senior (preferred)
  • Preferred focus on Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Mathematics, Economics, or Engineering.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0, or higher
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Excels in understanding and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Ability to learn and follow new analytical techniques and assays.
  • Ability to collate results, summarize findings and present to peers.

learning objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of production scheduling and best practices and measures of success/KPIs.
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet modeling
  • Experience with dashboards and reporting tools such as MS PowerBI and Anaplan to drive analytical insights.
  • Experience leading continuous improvement initiatives in collaboration with operations and supply chain teams.
  • Familiarity building executive level presentations
  • Experience with strategic analysis
  • Understanding of inventory management and customer service


working conditions and physical requirements:

  • 10 hours sitting/standing/walking
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Reaching/bending requirements
  • Exposure to hazards (machinery, confined spaces, etc.)


food safety requirements:

  • Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required that may affect product quality or food safety.
  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.
  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • In the event of absence, another employee with the same skill level will assume the duties and responsibilities as required.


internship location: Goodyear, AZ or Coopersville, MI

schedule: On-Site Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week

internship duration: 11-weeks, June 3 through August 16, 2024

reports to: Distribution Planning Supervisor/ Supply Planning Lead

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email

About fairlife, LLC

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that creates great-tasting, nutrition-rich and value-added products to nourish consumers. With more than $1B in annual retail sales, fairlife’s growing portfolio of delicious, lactose-free, real dairy products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support the journey to better health. A wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola company, fairlife, LLC has been recognized by both Fast Company and Nielsen for its industry leading innovation. The company is driven by its values of caring for the people, animals, and planet it touches across its business. By providing nourishing products, implementing stringent care standards for animals, and stewarding efficient operations and responsible packaging, fairlife, LLC puts a focus each day on making a positive impact for all.
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    supply chain management
    supply chain
    supply chain operations
    production planning
    inventory management


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How will you be compensated for this role?

$22 - $25/hrHourly

Benefits for this internship

  • Housing Stipend
  • Relocation Stipend


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What happens after you send in your application?

fairlife, LLC has not provided an expected interview date. If fairlife, LLC chooses not to move forward with your application, they will notify you.

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