Georgia Employer INTERN - DISTRIBUTION OPS in Atlanta, Georgia

Intern - Distribution OpsJob LocationsUS-GA-AtlantaID2018-5577Functional GroupOperationsSchedule1st Shift May Include Weekends OverviewAmericold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 155+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.ResponsibilitiesPrimary Responsibility:The Americold Summer Internship is a 10-week program, beginning in May and ending in August. During this time, the Intern will gain knowledge about the business related to their assigned area (i.e. Distribution, Finance, Internal Audit, etc.) while simultaneously working on assigned projects and networking with organizational leaders, colleagues and peers.Essential Functions / Areas of Learning include:1. Learn fundamentals of warehouse and distribution management in these areas:Warehouse/Facility Operations:o Dock & Front Office processeso Labor and transportation/labor matrix planningo Appointment schedulingo Inventory ControlProcess Engineering & Improvement:o Labor Standardso Continuous ImprovementLeadership & Safety:o Work with other leaders in coordinating and Shift leadership coordinating and watching all warehouse activities of an assigned work team on a shift basis by directing assigned employees in the receiving, warehousing, and shipping of customer product in a manner consistent with service and cost objectiveso Collaborate with teams and managers to assist in solving work-related issueso Participate in all safety training2. Participate in formal orientations/trainings and informal meetings with members of workforce from a variety of functions3. Adhere to and insure compliance with all Company policies, as well as all Federal, State and Local OSHA regulations4. All other duties as assignedQualificationsQualifications/Additional Skills & Abilities: Current undergraduate students at Junior or Senior level with studies in the areas of Engineering, Supply Chain/Logistics, or Business Administration Prior intern and/or work experience internship Demonstrated leadership in work and/or academics Project management experience Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact comfortably at all levels of the organization including with senior level leaders Excellent technical skills including a strong command of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented, dynamic and changing environment Ability to pay close attention to detail Proven ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously Must possess a strong customer service orientation with high sense of urgency in meeting goals and deadlines Ability to influence and think creative and strategically Ability to analyze and problem solving Must be able to work flexible hours based on business needs (internships range from 20-40 hours per week) Must be able to commute to other facilities in the surrounding area and travel to our corporate office in the Atlanta, GA as neededPhysical Requirements:The physical demands described... For full info follow application link.Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and Drug Free Workforce