Enterprise Sourcing Intern - Spring, 2021 in Cincinnati OH

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Kroger Co.
Enterprise Sourcing Intern - Spring, 2021
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Cincinnati OH
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Intern - Materials Mgmt

Company Name:Kroger Manufacturing
Position Type:Intern
FLSA Status:N/A

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&##39;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&##39;s business and consumers by completing challenging and meaningful projects. Demonstrate the company&##39;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

  • 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&##39;s/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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