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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cincinnati


Industrial Engineer Intern - Summer 2019

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Intern
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Position Summary:

Complete a 10-14 week program in the corporate office, working with process improvement and corporate labor managers, to assist with various projects focused on work process improvements and efficiencies. Apply theoretical concepts learned in a classroom setting to hands-on work assignments interacting with all business sections of the Freshness & Standards, Labor & Expense team, Friendly & Experience team and other corporate groups. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

Support engineering projects within Freshness & Standards, Labor & Expense and/or Friendly & Experience
Assist with creating work methods and best practice studies
Work in partnership to develop best practices and new work processes
Assist in documenting studies, including but not limited to time studies
Collaborate and assist with updating, maintaining and improving business reporting functions
Participate regularly in department meetings
Complete cumulative project (summary of internship accomplishments) and present to executive team or appropriate managers at completion of program
Complete other specific internship assignments
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education: 

Enrolled in an accredited college or university
Pursuing a degree in Industrial Engineering
Minimum 3.0 GPA in major
Proven financial and statistical data analysis skills
Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Excel
Proficient in Microsoft Visio, Word and Power Point
Ability to learn how to complete research and analysis summaries using statistical analysis
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to respond to change as a positive challenge
Ability to preserve confidentiality of information
Accuracy and attention to detail and ability to multitask
Ability to work on own initiative
Commitment to providing customer service
Desired Previous Experience:

Knowledge of process improvement tools and techniques such as 6 Sigma or Toyota Production System Principles
Proficient in Hyperion Essbase
Experience in a professional work environment
Ability to manage priorities between school, work and/or extra-curricular activities
Involvement in high school or college leadership and community activities
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Intern 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]
 Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Retail Operations || Intern || Non-Exempt || Intern || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

About the company

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit

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