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WATTS Marketing Summer Intern in Blauvelt, New York

The Watts Water Technologies family of companies designs and manufactures valves and drains and related products that promote the comfort and safety of people and the quality, conservation, and control of water used in commercial, residential, industrial, and municipal applications. Everything we design is made to keep the Earth’s most precious resource safer, cleaner, and more useful for our customers.

The Watts Internship Program is strategically designed to allow you the opportunity to utilize what you have learned in the classroom while gaining a true understanding of the business world by applying those key principles through hands-on experience. During the internship, students will gain exposure to and impact operations. There will be many chances to network with like-minded manufacturing and industrial engineering professionals and stimulate your mind through cross-departmental collaboration .

This is a summer internship for a college student. The role will last approximately 12 weeks over the summer at our Blauvelt, NY facility.

Support the implementation of the Commercial Excellence program for one of the leading manufacturing companies specializing in Commercial Condensing boilers and high efficiency water heating equipment.

Location: Onsite Blauvelt, NY or Fort Worth, TX

What’s In It for You

People-First Culture – Enriching and caring for people is at the core of who we are; this includes executing our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy, and providing our employees with meaningful career growth opportunities, a positive and safe work environment, and affirmation that they are heard, valued, and respected.

Paid Holidays – Celebrate the holidays with your loved ones and still get paid! Where a holiday falls during the weekend, it will be observed on an adjacent weekday.

Lunch and Learns – Throughout your internship, there will be opportunities for you to sign up to learn and network with some of the key strategic leaders and thought partners within our core operating model!

Sustainability – One of Newsweek’s Top 400 of “America’s Most Responsible Companies” for sustainability performance, three years running.

You Will:

  • Work with Product and Tech Svc teams on retrieving all technical documents and drawings to be submitted to Vendor for publishing

  • Train on Vendor software application

  • Support Project Manager in the build and testing of content in the application

  • Assist Project team and vendor on workflow design of the application

  • Develop UAT scorecard to be used for measuring accuracy and feedback on system performance prior to implementation

  • Validate with Product and Tech Svc teams on all product lines, chapters, parts pages, parts, and drawings in test system prior to publishing

  • Assist in training sessions for new users of the application before Go-live launch

  • Assist Parts Administrator with ongoing Phase I support: Uploading pictures of new parts, superseding of parts in live system, and KPI reporting needs

  • Work with Commercial and Marketing teams on Cost to Serve transparency that enables balancing customer needs and related costs

  • Support Foundation workshop by drafting presentation decks and breakout materials

  • Gather all relevant transactional data needed for Cost to Serve analysis

  • Standardize data format amongst different brands, product groups, and cost buckets

  • Document cleansing process to support embedding

  • Assist in the reconciliation of cleansed transactional data to P&L

  • Assist in conducting interviews with various stakeholders to define allocation keys for each cost bucket

  • Allocate costs based on agreed allocation keys

  • Build Cost to Serve model for final results on profitability at the customer/product level and other relevant analysis (Vertical, Project Type, Channel)

  • Support final Workshop and review results with cross-functional teams and document all corrective actions to be taken

    You Have:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, logic functions, V-lookups)

  • Proficient in PowerPoint

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access is a plus

  • Strong work ethic, passion and commitment

  • Ability to think strategically and drive day to day execution

  • Self-starter with the ability to multitask

  • Ability to work with large data sets

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Candidates must be a current College student pursuing a bachelor's or master's in Marketing or Business preferred.

  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

This role performs responsibilities in both a typical business office environment as well as on the manufacturing shop floor. Noise level in the office is moderate e.g., computer, phone, printer, light foot traffic. Office lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no unpleasant conditions such as noise or dust. Shop environment conditions may vary based on location.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Requires both extended focus and quick decision making to analyze and interpret data and solve problems

  • The role will include sitting at a computer screen for extended periods of time

  • Occasionally involves walking, standing, bending the neck and waist, squatting, twisting at the neck and waist, simple grasping, pushing and pulling, reaching above and below the shoulder level, and lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs.

*As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)

Salary Range: $18 to $22/hour

Actual compensation within that range will be dependent upon the individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and applicable laws.

Watts is committed to equal employment opportunity. We follow a policy of administering all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the obligations of state and federal law, Watts will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Any employee who needs a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources.

Watts Water is a global leader of quality water solutions for residential, industrial, municipal, and commercial settings. Our family of brands (https://www.watts.com/our-story/brands) offers some of the most varied product lines in the world, with world-class, water-related solutions focused on:

  • Drainage and Water Reuse

  • HVAC and Hot Water

  • Plumbing and Flow Control

  • Water Quality and Rainwater Harvesting

We are a $1.9 billion global company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a presence in five (5) continents and twenty-four (24) countries, and an employee population that speaks over eighteen (18) languages. As a people-first company, we prize enriching and caring for all who work here not only through words but through actions. This includes executing our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy, and providing our employees with meaningful career growth opportunities, a positive and safe work environment, and affirmation that they are heard, valued, and respected.We are proud to be an organization that believes that a safer world is a more sustainable world – a belief that we proudly reflect in each of our technologies and solutions and our environmental and social commitments, such as our partnership with Planet Water Foundation.

Learn more about the Watts way, here (https://www.watts.com/our-story/brands) .

Specialties

Plumbing, HVAC, Water Quality, and Gas

Headquarters

Americas & Corporate Headquarters: North Andover, Massachusetts, USA

Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) Headquarters: Shanghai, China

Company Size

About 5,000 employees

Website

http://www.watts.com/

http://www.wattsindustries.com/

http://www.wattsasia.com/

Industry

Machinery

Founded

1874

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