Walgreens Distribution Intern - Williamston, SC in WILLIAMSTON, South Carolina
The Intern, Supply Chain Operations is responsible for providing support to the management team within the Distribution Center (DC) by rotating through all DC Operation functions. Assists in projects related to initiatives specific to the DC they are supporting, while ensuring all deadlines and deliverables are met. Assists in the development and implementation of DC programs.
Rotates through all functions of the DC Operation such as Warehouse Operations, Transportation, Industrial Engineering, HR, Mission Control and Store Unload.
May lead smaller projects under the direction of DC management. Provides updates, escalates issues, and makes improvement recommendations to management.
Responsible for keeping track of project(s) progression and ensuring those deadlines are communicated to the project team.
Participates in the overall Lean Six Sigma Process through events such as Kaizen and 5S events through providing administrative support during Kaizen events by updating reports and bulletin boards, following up on SPIN process and report out presentations.
Responsible for performing General Warehouse functions in the DC.
May perform additional duties as assigned.
Walgreens (walgreens.com), one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health, beauty and retail destination supporting communities across the country, and was named to FORTUNE* magazine’s 2019 Companies that Change the World list. Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day. As of August 31, 2019, Walgreens operates 9,277 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omni-channel business, Walgreens.com. Walgreens also provides specialty pharmacy and mail services and offers in-store clinics and other health care services throughout the United States, most of which are operated by our health care strategic partners. An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.
Job ID: 479951BR
Title: Distribution Intern - Williamston, SC
Company Indicator: Walgreens
Job Function: Supply Chain/Distribution
Full Store Address: 101 ALLIANCE PKWY,WILLIAMSTON,SC 29697
Full District Office Address: 101 ALLIANCE PKWY,WILLIAMSTON,SC,29697-09103-00018-W
External Basic Qualifications:
Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree in logistics, operations management, supply chain management, industrial engineering or business management/administration with 1 to 2 semesters remaining.
Knowledge of Supply Chain Management.
Willing and able to carry up to 30 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
Experience developing ways of accomplishing goals with little or no supervision, depending on oneself to complete objectives and determining when escalation of issues is necessary in a professional or classroom environment.
Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community, with vendors, and/or classroom environment.
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
Willing to relocate for opportunities within the US.
Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
Bachelor’s degree in logistics, operations management, supply chain management, industrial engineering or business management/administration AND/OR currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program in logistics, operations management, supply chain management, industrial engineering or business management/administration
Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma concepts
Experience with project management.