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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
2/20/2019
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
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Walgreen Co. | Windsor, WI
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Job Summary

The Intern, Supply Chain Operations is responsible for providing support to the management team within the Distribution Center (DC) by rotating through all DC Operation functions. Assists in projects related to initiatives specific to the DC they are supporting, while ensuring all deadlines and deliverables are met. Assists in the development and implementation of DC programs.

Job Responsibilities

* Rotates through all functions of the DC Operation such as Warehouse Operations, Transportation, Industrial Engineering, HR, Mission Control and Store Unload.
* May lead smaller projects under the direction of DC management. Provides updates, escalates issues, and makes improvement recommendations to management.
* Responsible for keeping track of project(s) progression and ensuring those deadlines are communicated to the project team.
* Participates in the overall Lean Six Sigma Process through events such as Kaizen and 5S events through providing administrative support during Kaizen events by updating reports and bulletin boards, following up on SPIN process and report out presentations.
* Responsible for performing General Warehouse functions in the DC.
* May perform additional duties as assigned.



Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Basic Qualifications

* Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree in logistics, operations management, supply chain management, industrial engineering or business management/administration with 1 to 2 semesters remaining.
* Knowledge of Supply Chain Management.
* Willing and able to carry up to 30 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
* Experience developing ways of accomplishing goals with little or no supervision, depending on oneself to complete objectives and determining when escalation of issues is necessary in a professional or classroom environment.
* Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community, with vendors, and/or classroom environment.
* Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
* Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
* Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
* Willing to relocate for opportunities within the US.
* Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in logistics, operations management, supply chain management, industrial engineering or business management/administration AND/OR currently enrolled in a Master's degree program in logistics, operations management, supply chain management, industrial engineering or business management/administration
* Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma concepts
* Experience with project management

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About Walgreen Co.

Walgreen Company (Walgreens) is principally a retail drugstore chain that sells prescription and non-prescription drugs, and general merchandise. General merchandise includes, among other things, beauty care, personal care, household items, candy, photofinishing, greeting cards, convenience foods and seasonal items. Customers can have prescriptions filled at the drugstore counter, as well as through the mail, by telephone and via the Internet. As of August 31, 2008, Walgreens operated 6,934 locations in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico. Total locations do not include 217 convenient care clinics operated by Take Care Health Systems, Inc. (formerly known as I-Trax, Inc.), a subsidiary of the Company. During the fiscal year ended August 31, 2008 (fiscal 2008), the Company acquired I-trax, Inc.; Whole Health Management; 20 drugstores from Farmacias El Amal, and CuraScript Infusion Pharmacy, Inc. (Source: 10-K)