Sep 20, 2019

Sourcing and Cost Management Intern - Summer, 2020

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
Full-Time Management

Job Description

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 departments 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 Krogers business and consumers by completing challenging and meaningful projects. Demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodationPresent cumulative project to the Enterprise Sourcing leadership teamParticipate in strategic discussions and lead meetings as necessaryComplete analysis and presentations in accordance with established timelinesCollaborate with internal and external parties taking into account a holistic scope of the project and return actionable results from data analysisComplete projects in a timely manner with the assistance of an Analyst and Senior Analyst mentorComplete 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

Minimum Position Qualifications

Minimum 3.2 GPAAbility to preserve confidentiality of informationAccuracy and attention to detailSophomore standing or higher at an accredited college or university pursuing a bachelors/graduate degree in Marketing, Economics, Operations Management, Finance, Analytics, Supply Chain, Procurement, or other CPG/Retail related majorsProficient in Microsoft OfficeExcellent oral/written communication skillsStrong attention to detailStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsAbility to prioritize/multi-task while providing accurate/on-time resultsSelf-directed, ability to execute projects with minimal supervisionAbility to respond to changing business prioritiesCommitted 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 fieldAny specialized skillsets in any of the following areas: Contract Management, Logistics, Supply Chain, Merchandising, Produce/Meat/Seafood or CPG experience



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