POSITION OVERVIEW/PROGRAM OUTLINE:
The 2021 Ross Stores Distribution Center (DC) Operations Internship is a 10 week program designed to have candidates participate in all Distribution processes that will include: working with associates, supervisors, managers and directors to learn department functions of all areas of the DC.
Interns will contribute daily to our business objectives and become a part of our team. To ensure a supportive environment we will designate a skilled member of our Distribution Center management team to mentor our interns. Some off shift and weekend hours may be required in order to gain full exposure to the operation.
This internship prepares students for a potential career in Supply Chain Logistics, allowing you a real-world perspective on a career at Ross.
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interact on the Distribution Center floor with associates, area supervisors and management learning the department functions of all areas of the DC.
Participate in daily production goals.
Work with the team to evaluate existing operating methods and champion continuous improvement
Establish and maintain an open path of communication with DC Senior Leadership and associates
Gain broad exposure to our supply chain network and leadership team through daily partnerships with operation leaders
Shadow and eventually run shift start-up meetings
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Must be enrolled in a 4-year non-profit university or college degree program with preference to Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Transportation, or related major.
Must currently be a Junior standing with expected graduation between December 2021 and August 2022.
Leadership and decision making skills
Strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
MS Office with strong practical application of Excel skills
Ability to work well with diverse groups of people at all levels
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with personal flexibility to meet changing business needs
Organized and detailed-oriented
Ross Stores, Inc