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Kroger Transportation Center Internship/ 2018 Summer Intern

Date: Feb 12, 2018

Location: Nashville, TN, US, 37214

Company: Kroger

Company Name: Kroger Logistics
Position Type: Intern
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Complete all assigned projects and programs under the supervision of a KTC team lead. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the transportation center. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Apply discipline specific principles through involvement in meaningful projects to expand technical and business skills. Disciplines include; Transportation Planning Operations, Sourcing & Procurement of freight, handling freight bid negotiations and carrier selection.
  • Reinforce the educational concepts you are learning through relevant work experience. Capture your thoughts and insights during the course of your internship in preparation for your internship end presentation.
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to meet regulatory and company requirements regarding costs and profitability of Kroger managed shipping lanes.
  • Assist in maintaining the Transportation Management System.
  • Prepare reports to explain the financial performance related to managed freight
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Current student actively pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in related field.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical ability.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to comprehend complex verbal and written instructions.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • General knowledge of distribution/logistics operations
  • Experience with customer service problem resolution.
  • General knowledge of accounting principles
  • Project Management experience


Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Intern 
Shift(s): Day; Evening; Overnight

Regions: Midwest; South


Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1st Strategy, we welcome your online application.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia.  Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  TN || Nashville || 2620 Elm Hill Pike || 37214 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Intern || Non-Exempt || Intern || None 

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