Field Supply Chain Operations Intern
Walmart's Field Supply Chain is now seeking Summer 2022 Interns to join the Fortune 1 company! Join this booming industry and work alongside some of the top industry leaders in our Fulfillment and Distribution Centers nationwide. This internship is 11-weeks of hands-on, real-world experience. We offer an exciting paid internship experience, paid relocation, and paid summer housing. Check out the details below!
Supply Chain Operations Intern
This position is responsible for assisting in the operation of a Department. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job-related responsibilities and duties throughout the Department as assigned and/or as necessary.
An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Communicate with (or to) individuals or groups verbally and/or in writing (e.g. customers, suppliers, associates). Monitor and manage productivity of area of responsibility by preparing, reviewing and/or analyzing business reports. Identify associate, customer, and/or supplier concerns by listening, consulting with others when needed to determine corrective action to take or make recommendations in order to resolve. Implement the business plan for area of responsibility by communicating goals and managing staffing and scheduling, assigning duties and coordinating workloads in order to achieve facility goals (e.g., production, quality, safety). Maintain quality and safety standards in area of responsibility by ensuring associates are trained on Supply Chain and company policies, standards and procedures; monitoring associate compliance to policies and procedures; distributing and maintaining procedures and supporting documentation. Supervise and develop associates and leaders in area of responsibility by assigning duties and coordinating workloads, monitoring performance and providing feedback; teaching, supporting and modeling Supply Chain and company policies and procedures; identifying training and development needs; and participating in the hiring, promotion, coaching, teaching, and evaluation of associates and leaders. Complies with company policies, procedures, and standards of ethics and integrity by implementing related action plans; using the Open Door Policy; and applying these in executing business processes and practices. Completes work assignments and priorities by using policies, data, and resources; collaborating with managers, co-workers, customers, and other business partners; identifying priorities, deadlines, and expectations; carrying out tasks; communicating progress and information; determining and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
An individual must be proficient in each of the competencies listed below to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position.
Manages Department Operations - Demonstrates and communicates fundamental knowledge of facility procedures to help associates conduct operations that meet facility goals. Educates, trains and ensures associates adhere to company policies, standards, and procedures related to facility operations. Helps associates understand and use procedures for facility operations, handling accidents and emergencies, and maintaining equipment that is safe and in proper working order. Identifies and appropriately responds to customer, compliance, and operational issues related to facility operations, taking steps to prevent recurrence.
Customer/Member Centered: Serve the Customer/Member - Shows care and concern when serving our customers/members. Asks questions in order to understand customer/member needs. Uses policies and information in order to exceed customer/member expectations. Finds and uses the right resources (people, products, tools) at the right time in order to resolve customer/member requests.
Judgment: Make Effective Choices - Uses policies, procedures, and/or guides to make good choices. Uses data and facts in order to make day-to-day decisions and involves others as needed. Recognizes what might be a problem and informs those who can correct it. Planning and Improvement: Plan for and Improve Work - Accepts responsibility and meets expectations for own work. Identifies steps needed in order to carry out work as required.
Influence and Communicate: Share Information - Listens to others and asks questions to learn about what is needed. Communicates the right information to associates and leaders when they need it. Communicates in a respectful and professional manner.
Execution and Results: Get Results - Makes sure work is done correctly. Works on top priorities first. Makes a consistent effort to get results. Meets deadlines. Takes action in order to solve problems so work can be completed in a timely manner.
Ethics and Compliance: Perform to Ethical Standards - Follows company policies and procedures (for example, the Ten Foot Rule). Shows integrity and ethical behavior in all work situations. Reports ethical and compliance issues promptly.
Adaptability: Adapt - Adapts to changing work demands. Stays focused on own work when faced
with change or difficulties. Stays open to and learns from assignments and feedback.
The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position. Observes associate, customer, or supplier behavior.
Enters and locates information on computer.
Moves up and down stairs.
Creates documents, reports, etc., using a writing instrument (such as a pencil or pen) or computer. Moves, lifts, carries, and places merchandise and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds without assistance.
Grasps, turns, and manipulates objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Visually locates merchandise and other objects.
Visually inspects equipment.
Walk within work area for extended periods of time.
Visually verifies and reads information, often in small print.
Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required, which could include, but not be limited to lifting protection, fall protection, eye protection, hearing protection, respiratory protection, chemical protection, climate protection and electrical protection such as protective footwear.
Working in the following environment is necessary to perform one or more of the essential functions of this position.
Works in areas requiring exposure to varying temperatures, extreme heat or cold, and/or wet, damp, or drafty conditions.
Work overnight, on weekends, and in varying shifts.
Entry Requirements Minimum Qualifications
- Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and in the 2nd half of the program.
- Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher.
- Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Mathematics, or other area of focus relevant to the Supply Chain industry.
- 1 year's Microsoft Office experience.