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Sourcing and Cost Management Intern - Summer, 2020

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 departments 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 Krogers business and consumers by completing challenging and meaningful projects. Demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

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

  • 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 bachelors/graduate degree in Marketing, Economics, Operations Management, Finance, Analytics, Supply Chain, Procurement, or other CPG/Retail related majors
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize/multi-task while providing accurate/on-time results
  • Self-directed, ability to execute projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to respond to changing business priorities
  • Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important and appreciated
  • 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 Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.

     

    Company Overview
    Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and 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 || Cost Management || Intern || Non-Exempt || Intern || None 


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