HD Supply Intern - Sourcing in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Overview:

HD Supply ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, water infrastructure and residential and non-residential construction sectors. Through approximately 500 locations across 48 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 13,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

2017 Summer Internship: May 15th- August 4th

Job Description & Qualifications:

Job Summary

Gain hands-on experience in areas such as marketing, human resources, information technology, sales, operations, finance, logistics, business development, merchandising, and/or other departments.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Prepares and delivers insights and recommendations based on analyses.

  • Produces findings and draws conclusions from analyses. Makes oral and written recommendations to management.

  • Executes tasks directly related to functional projects and/or process improvements.

  • Communicates issues and roadblocks related to areas of responsibility.

  • May assist in research or special projects in a variety of areas in order to fulfill business initiatives and meet business objectives.

Nature and Scope

  • Works in compliance with established procedures and/or protocols. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly defined problems. Demonstrates skill in data analysis and techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information and inconsistencies/anomalies in routine research/data.

  • Nature of work requires general supervision; exercises judgment. May be paired with a mentor. Work typically involves regular process checks or review of output by a coworker and/or supervisor.

  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel.

Work Environment

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about. Occasionally there may be a requirement to stoop or lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age

  • Must pass the Drug Test

  • Must pass the Background Check

  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Certification may be required in some areas. Generally 0-2 years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 0-1 year of experience in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details:

Preferred Qualifications

Strategic Sourcing & Procurement (SS&P) is seeking an Undergraduate or Graduate spring and summer intern to be part of our team. The intern will be responsible for such things as assisting and analyzing sourcing initiatives that consider supply chain processes and infrastructure improvements to drive value creation without compromising business strategy and performance for various Business Units within all segments of HD Supply (HDS), including Facilities Maintenance, Construction and Industrial, Waterworks and Global Support Center (Corporate).

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in business administration, engineering, supply chain or business economics.

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Record of top academic achievement, excellent communication and leadership skills.

  • Ability to take ownership and drive projects to completion with minimal supervision.

PRID:

PRID125

Job ID 2016-20640

Business Unit Corporate GSC

Posted Date 1/19/2017

Functional Area Intern

Job Locations US - GA - Atlanta

Remote Position? No

Position Type Intern