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Enterprise Sourcing Intern - Spring, 2022

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

 

 

Position Summary

Complete a 10-12 week program in the Sourcing and Cost Management department working with a team to gain an understanding of the department's initiatives. Projects could include, but are not limited to, working cross-functionally with a Category Manager and Suppliers to provide insights through data analytics, communicate directly with suppliers, and actively participate in category strategic negotiations. Responsible for positively impacting Kroger's business and consumers by completing challenging and meaningful projects. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Complete a project that includes running analysis on historical and current data and working with an internal counterpart to ultimately improve the forward-looking profitability of Kroger
  • Complete projects in a timely manner with the assistance of an Analyst and Senior Analyst mentor
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties taking into account a holistic scope of the project and return actionable results from data analysis
  • Complete analysis and presentations in accordance with established timelines
  • Participate in strategic discussions and lead meetings as necessary
  • Present cumulative project to the Enterprise Sourcing leadership team
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Ability to prioritize/multi-task while providing accurate/on-time results
  • Ability to respond to changing business priorities
  • Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important and appreciated
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Self-directed, ability to execute projects with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Sophomore standing or higher at an accredited college or university pursuing a bachelor's/graduate degree in Marketing, Economics, Operations Management, Finance, Analytics, Supply Chain, Procurement, or other CPG/Retail related majors
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Any professional/internship experience in a business-related field
  • Any specialized skillsets in any of the following areas: Contract Management, Logistics, Supply Chain, Merchandising, Produce/Meat/Seafood or CPG experience
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    Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Intern 
    Shift(s): Day
     Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


     

    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

     

    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:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger Manufacturing || None || Enterprise Sourcing || Intern || Non-Exempt || Intern || None 


    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Intern, Merchandising, Category Manager, Data Analyst, Contract Manager, Entry Level, Retail, Data, Legal

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