Hayward Industries

Intern - Materials Planning

Job Locations US-RI-N. Kingstown
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 2:17 PM)
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Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing. Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions. For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process. The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa


The intern will learn material flow throughout the factory and the impact it has on the business. The scope will include purchasing, receiving, production, replenishment (from supplier, from warehouse, from production line, etc.) and basic plant operations. The intern will assist in improving these areas of the business.




Projects and Areas of Focus

  • Reduction of third party warehouse pallet count
  • Assist in the improvement of material flow within the factory while establishing appropriate processes
  • Assist in the improvement of inventory accuracy
  • Assist in the improvement of changeover time on the production lines
  • Optimize floor space.
  • Improve and update SOP procedures in Receiving/Inventory department.
  • Disposition of obsolete materials.
  • Assist with the reduction of raw material inventory dollars.







  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in the field of Supply Chain Management and in good academic standing.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills, ability to speak and communicate well with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • Training in Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma is a plus
  • Ability to work with an MRP system
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and effectively prioritize.

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