Job Title: College Operations Management Intern

Classification: Non-exempt

Department: Operations Management

Reports to: Warehouse Management

 

Do you have an interest in or a passion for a career in Operations Management? We want YOU to join our team! Weisser Distributing is a family company with Midwest values providing customers with a variety of products across the country since 1978. From our successful vendors to our private brands, Weisser Distributing prides itself on taking care of our customers and their differing needs.

 

So why should you join our team? You will love the work culture here at WD!  We have a friendly, motivated group of people that are easy and fun to work with, leading to new friendships while improving teamwork skills.

 

OUR INTERNSHIPS OFFER:

  • Learn directly from the Executive Team

  • Engage in hands on strategizing and planning

  • Participate in regular staff meetings and seminars

  • Find Mentors - leaders that help guide you through your internship and expose you to opportunities

  • “Lunch and Learn”

  • EOS training

  • Free catered lunch every Monday and Buffalo Wild Wings every other Thursday.

  • Free breakfast and afternoon snacks

  • Employee bean bag & patio pong tournaments

  • Quarterly parties/free access to selected events

 

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The Operations Management intern position is offered to college students to expose them to various activities allowing the opportunity to gain knowledge, acquire skill, and enhance education.

 

You will be exposed to various warehouse departments.

  • Returns

  • FBA

  • Receiving

  • Shipping

  • Inventory

  • Freight

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learning how multiple departments work together

  • Finding small improvements in everyday work

  • Staying alert to warehouse cleanliness

  • Create plans of action to solve problems

  • Maintaining a responsible, accountable mindset

  • Checking in with employees/offering guidance

  • Training employees

  • Customer service

 

*Please note duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Comfortable with current operating systems and internet research

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • General understanding of data analysis techniques

  • Ability to participate within a multi-disciplinary team as well as acting autonomously as appropriate

  • Motivated, self-starter

  • Customer focused

  • Results driven

  • Eager to learn

Not required but a bonus: experience working with inventory and researching discrepancies.

 

SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION:

We offer flexible hours around intern’s schedule during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer. Days of work are Monday through Friday.

*This is a paid internship at a competitive rate. Details to be discussed upon hiring.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 40 pounds, frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • You will participate in orientation the first day of your internship. This program will expose you to our culture and provide you with a knowledge base to draw upon throughout the remainder of your internship and beyond.

  • As a growing company, we take our interns seriously and your voice and input is valued. We have had previous interns become full-time employees with us!


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