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Intern/Co-Op, Distribution Operations

Company Name: Peytons
Position Type: Intern
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

At Kroger, we are looking for talented and engaged individuals with a passion to Feed the Human Spirit. We need individuals who will share in our goal to being friendly and caring, and to make sure that everything we do is Fresh for Everyone in our communities. Our employees are leaders who are committed to personifying Our Promise of Everyone Friendly and Caring, Everything Fresh, to Uplift in Every Way and to Improve Every Day.

 

The Peyton’s Northern Distribution Center, is a proud member of the nation-wide Kroger Family of Companies. We are currently looking for a Co-op/Intern to become a part of our Team. Peyton’s Northern Distribution Center is located in Bluffton Indiana. We are proud to be Wells County’s largest employer.

 

Why you’ll love working with us:

Competitive Wages

Excellent health benefit package

401k/Roth Options

Paid time off (vacation, holidays, health & wellness days, and personal days)

Paid sick leave

Employee discounts at Kroger and Kroger Banner stores

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee discounts with cell phone providers, computer companies, travel organizations and more!

Advancement potential in a fast-growing industry. Come for a job. Stay for a career

 

Position Summary

Work with the distribution center ( DC) management team to learn and develop the skills necessary to become a operational leader in a DC center. Gain an understanding of the day-to-day operation of receiving, selection and loading of product and maintaining productivity level. Role model and demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Understand how to generate distribution/service center productivity reports regarding labor standards
  • Assist in all areas to maximize productivity and performance
  • Understand how to plan production/staffing needs on a daily, weekly, and period basis
  • Work with the team to promote safety and sanitation in all areas of the DC
  • Assist DC supervisors and manager on daily operational activities
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Other: Completion of the fist year at an accredited college or university with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5
  • Highly motivated, energetic and capable to address issues with a strong sense of urgency
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to report and recommend solutions to challenges
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficienct in Microsoft office programs
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Previous work experience
  • Team leadership
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    Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time 
    Shift(s): Day

    Regions: Midwest


     

    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 half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  IN || Bluffton || 1111 South Adams St. || 46714 || Peytons || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Intern || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 


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