Transportation Intern

POSITION OVERVIEW/PROGRAM OUTLINE:



The 2019 Ross Stores Transportation 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 Transportation. The Transportation Intern will have an opportunity to work on special projects focused within the Transportation. Key Areas of Transportation that the Intern may be involved with:



Possible projects include subjects such as:



•Store Deliveries

•Cross Dock Operations

•Transit

•Reporting/Analysis

•Performance Metrics/KPI's



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 Transportation management team to mentor our interns. Some off shift and weekend hours may be required in order to gain full exposure to the operation. A regional visit to a Cross Dock provider may occur.



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 with Transportation associates, area supervisors and management learning the department functions of all areas of Transportation



•Participate in daily transit meetings

•Work with the team to evaluate existing operating methods and provide feedback on areas that could be looked at for improvement

•Establish and maintain an open path of communication with Transportation Senior Leadership and associates

•Gain broad exposure to our supply chain network and leadership team through daily partnerships with the Transportation Team

•Shadow and eventually run Cross Dock Performance 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 2019 and August 2020.

•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
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