Intern, Inventory Control & Quality Assurance

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The Ross Stores Inventory Control & Quality Assurance (ICQA) Internship Program will provide selected students of a four year college or graduate Supply Chain or Engineering program an opportunity to experience the world of Supply Chain ICQA at Ross. The internship program will be located in our Rock Hill, SC and Perris, CA offices (travel to other sites may be required). As part of the program, each participant is also responsible for a project and will deliver a presentation on the work they have done at the end of the program. Possible projects include subjects such as:

• SOP Standardization

• Shrink Root Cause Analysis and Solution Implementation

• Inventory Control Reporting

Participants 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 management team to mentor participants.


  • Drive the completion of assigned project from start to finish including a final presentation.
  • Participate in weekly ICQA meetings.
  • Establish and maintain an open path of communication with the entire supply chain team.
  • Gain broad exposure to our supply chain network and leadership team through daily partnerships with team members.


  • Must be enrolled in a 4-year non-profit university or a graduate degree program with preference to Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics, or related major.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must have own housing and transportation to/from the office
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member on projects
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving abilities
  • Self-starter with strong time management capabilities
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel or Access


No unusual physical requirements. Requires no heavy lifting, and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.

Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; travel or other inconveniences have advance notice; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.

Requirements: Consistent timeliness and regular attendance. Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer. The job also requires sitting, standing, walking, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.

Occasional Requirements: Job occasionally requires bending, kneeling, reaching, and lifting up to 10 pounds.

Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.




This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.