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CAMPUS RECRUITING - DISTRIBUTION FULFILLMENT CENTER (DFC) OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP

Company: Lowe's
Location: Pleasant View
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Lowe’s Summer Internship Program Overview
Lowe's 2022 Summer Internship Program offers a challenging, project-based opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their understanding of the retail business world through valuable, hands-on experience with a FORTUNE® 50 company. The internship will provide broad learning, experience, organizational knowledge, and business acumen. We are looking for:

  • Students driven by potential
  • Dynamic individuals who are as inspiring as they are capable of being inspired
  • Sharp minds eager to take on new challenges and able to recognize and embrace new opportunities
  • Great collaborators who understand the power of "we"
  • People who push the boundaries of what's possible

The summer internship program begins with orientation on May 31st and concludes on August 5th. All internships are paid opportunities. This role has potential for conversion into a full-time position for those that successfully complete their internship and required education. And qualified interns will be eligible for Lowe's housing benefit.

Distribution Fulfillment Center (DFC) Operations Internship
In this internship the DFC (Distribution Fulfillment Center) Operations intern will be shadowing the Operations Supervisor who is accountable for leading a high performing team and is responsible for handling product safely, efficiently and effectively as it moves through the facility. While monitoring production volume and assigning tasks involving receiving, put away, picking or shipping product (including appliances), or supporting tasks to Team Members. The Operations Supervisor must be able to mentor and build a culture of safety among Associates to achieve a safe working environment. DFC Operations intern will also be exposed to multiple reports and analyzing of data so that they see first hand what appropriate action is taken for changing workflow situations.

Areas of learning

  • Help monitor Associate performance; ensuring assigned tasks are executed accurately and as scheduled
  • Assist with the expediting receiving, picking and shipping of priority product
  • Promote safety in the work environment; complete safety observations
  • Make recommendations on staffing needs and work to be accomplished on the shift according to available resources and skill sets
  • Help assist effective communication with Associates regarding business objectives or current issues
  • Assist and/or prepare shift turn over documentation
  • Assist and/or recommend resolution to equipment issues (for example, replace failed equipment or contact Maintenance)
  • Identify and assist in implementing process improvements
Education and/or Experience:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, Operations Management or related field from an accredited university with expected graduation dates of December 2022 or May 2023
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is required
  • Proficient in MS Office Programs (specifically Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, innovative, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills are required
  • Ability to build rapport and trust with others
  • Perform detail-oriented tasks in a stressful fast-paced working environment
  • Proven record for complying with safety requirements, and ability to build a culture of safety among subordinates and peers
  • Relevant internship and experience is a plus, as is experience in a leadership position at work or within a campus organization
  • Bi-lingual helpful

Location: Pleasant View, TN

About Lowe’s:
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 20 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2020 sales of nearly $90 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

Keywords: Lowe's, Clarksville , CAMPUS RECRUITING - DISTRIBUTION FULFILLMENT CENTER (DFC) OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP, Other , Pleasant View, Tennessee

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