Supply Chain Intern, IDP

Job Position: Distribution/Logistics/Supply

Employment Status: Part Time


Job Id: 100071BR

Age Requirement: At least 18 years of age

Address: 101 Kappa Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15238

About Us

Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 36 on Forbes magazine’s largest private corporations list, is one of the nation’s largest food retailers and distributors with approximately \\$9.5 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with more than 420 stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana.

Position Summary

Provide “real world experience” by giving challenging opportunities to develop and expand skills sets while identifying future leadership for the organization.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop business understanding for multiple centers of excellence within supply chain, including merchandising, distribution, logistics and retail operations. Also develop business understanding for all retail formats, including supermarket, convenience, and e-commerce
  • Analyze business process to develop current condition assessments. Provide support for the development of target conditions and recommendations for assigned projects.
  • Analyze data to support the building of business cases and project assessments.
  • Analyze and develop recommendations based on key performance indicator metrics related to assigned project(s).
  • Coordinate project initiatives, including meetings, status updates and communications
  • Evaluate existing freight lanes to reduce costs and maximize profit from a global perspective
  • Analyze logistics data in Procurement and Logistics systems to validate its accuracy and make recommendations on overall cost reduction
  • Understand how product procurement initiatives and strategies impact transportation to identify opportunities to improve supply chain flow and reduce transportation costs
  • Assist department with various logistics initiatives and projects by participating with the team to improve customer service and corporate profitability, while promoting departmental efficiencies
  • Little or no financial or budgetary responsibility Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$0
  • None

Reports To: VP, Logistics

Education and Training Required

  • Bachelors Degree Pursuing an Operations, Supply Chain or Logistics degree. GPA of 3.0. or higher

Experience Required

  • 0 to 6 months

Work Environment

  • Aware of surroundings in a high traffic warehouse environment
  • Normal office environment
  • Warehouse environment with exposure to hot and cold temperatures
  • Normal store environment with no continuous exposure to extreme temps, dust, etc

Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 50 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 50 pounds

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Composure
  • Computer Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Continuous Learner
  • Mechanical
  • Numeric Computation/Reporting
  • Open to Feedback
  • Presentation & Verbal Communic
  • Written Communication
  • Communicate w/Courage & Impact

Equipment Used

  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone