Operations Management Trainee Program Week 21 2016

It’s been three months since I began my final placement in Tulare, CA, and a month and a half since I was appointed a Production Supervisor. My roles and responsibilities have been challenging, but very rewarding. I have learned a lot about managing people, developing strategies, training, payroll, and the manufacturing process. The existing supervisors … Continue reading Operations Management Trainee Program Week 21 2016

Sales Management Trainee Program Week 21 2016

My second project in Category Leadership is coming to a close. During this project, I performed an analysis on new items and compared them to the competitive market place. It is amazing to see just how many factors can influence new item performance—from distribution, seasonality, to velocity. As a Category Leadership Manager, you are really … Continue reading Sales Management Trainee Program Week 21 2016

Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 20 2016

We have finally crossed the halfway mark for our second rotations, and it is crazy to see how things have changed and developed. When I changed roles, I went from E-Commerce Development to Network Operations Support. You might be sitting there thinking, “I have no idea what either of those roles mean,” because that was … Continue reading Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 20 2016

Sales Management Trainee Program Week 20 2016

I am currently working in Cincinnati on the Sales team. I have recently completed my second project, which primarily focused on consumer insights. Insights provide information about consumer behaviors and trends as opposed to just consumption data. I was able to do a review of multiple new products to see how they were performing and … Continue reading Sales Management Trainee Program Week 20 2016

Operations Management Trainee Program Week 19 2016

After two and a half months of working at the Kraft Heinz plant in California, things have changed quickly. As a Continuous Improvement Supervisor, identifying areas of opportunity requires reaching out to other departments and creating collaborative ideas to maximize those opportunities. This can prove to be challenging at times. I’ve learned that using your … Continue reading Operations Management Trainee Program Week 19 2016