Summer Intern, Supply Planning

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Posted Date:May- 4-2022

Job ID:21731

Job Type:Full Time

Job Function:Internship



Store:Distribution Center AZ

Remote Eligible:No

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What's cool about this job

REI is looking for a Supply Chain Intern to contribute to REIs success by working as part of a cross-functional team and actively participate in day-to-day functions of the Supply Chain department. Throughout the course of your internship experience, you will own and drive a challenging and relevant project to solve real-time business challenges. Under the supervision of your Manager, and as a key member of the Supply Chain department, you will gain insights into the key functions of your team as it relates to REIs broader strategy and vision.

Examples of our Supply Chain Intern projects may include:

Event management re-fresh

o Examine current system and product flow for REI events and identify opportunities to improve cost, service and capacity for growth

Flow of inventory through REI network

o Analyze how different areas of inventory purchasing and flow impact REIs supply chain, and provide recommendations for improvement

Customer delivery benchmarking study

o Research current delivery models for on-line retailers in Same day, Next day and 2-day service levels, and REI opportunity relative to industry

Vendor Portal and Inbound product visibility

o Process map information exchange with REI vendors, capabilities and technology assessment, leading to improvement of inventory flow

Work for these projects could take place in Seattle, WA area or Goodyear, AZ .


10-12 weeks

REI Introduction and Exposure to:

Challenging and relevant project assignments

REI retail stores and market competition

Leadership team members

Cross-divisional intern activities


Bring your passion and expertise

*Job functions include:


Process flow mapping

Analysis of opportunity from cost, service and capacity perspectives

Recommendation for changes, if applicable

Quantify impact of opportunities

Qualifications and expectations:

Currently majoring in SCM, MSCM or Operations Management

Coursework completed in some or all of the following areas: Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Business Statistics, Accounting & Finance, Microsoft Excel & Access

Candidates should have a strong aptitude in analytics and problem solving. Proficiency in Excel or other data processing tool preferred.

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but its balanced with time off to playa strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations , REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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