Intern - Supply Chain at Americold Logistics, LLC (Atlanta, GA)

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Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools, and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates temperature-controlled warehouses around the world. We have over 16,000 associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, administration, business development, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.


Primary Responsibility:

The Americold Summer Internship is a 12-week, full-time, paid assignment that takes place over the summer months. During this time, our Interns gain valuable knowledge related to their area of interest (i.e. Operations, Distribution, Finance, Internal Audit, etc.), while contributing to one of the COOLest business sectors. The internship includes assignments on challenging and industry-specific projects, plus the opportunity to network with organizational leaders, colleagues, and peers.

As an Americold Intern, the experience you will gain here will not only be essential to your professional growth and development, but your talents will make a vital difference for our company, too.
• Sales initiatives involving the analysis of customer requirements combined with Americold capabilities to create proposals for new business.• Support the development of customized logistics solutions for Americold's customers, with respect to customer Requests for Proposals (RFPs)• Undertake detailed analysis of customer product profiles to determine warehousing requirements, including resource modeling, layout planning, material flow planning and equipment definition.

Essential Functions:
1. Support Supply Chain Analyst II, Senior Supply Chain Analyst and SCS Managers with project analytics, customer data collection, cleansing and solution development and costing
2. Utilize expertise in warehousing processes and facility designs to support productivity estimates for new business; manage and develop resource planning/ engineered headcount tools to ensure accuracy of costing• Spend time in warehouses as needed to understand primary distribution functions (receiving, putaway, replenishment, picking, shipping)
3. Build financial models for sites with new businesses; review line item P&L detail to simulate impact of introducing new customer to a site
4. Develop business cases using financial modeling techniques to support client proposals and internal initiatives
5. Prepare and manage structured action plans to ensure all projects (RFP, Capital Development) have a clearly defined set of deliverables to meet our customers' deadlines
6. Full interaction with other internal functions to develop best-in-class proposals
8. Support design of warehouses, fulfillment & distribution centers with use of AutoCAD as needed
9. Provide project findings and recommendations with supporting analysis
10. Develop presentations and proposals for both internal use and customer responses (RFPs)
11. Other duties as requested


Qualifications & Experience:

Education, Training & Professional Experience:• On track for undergraduate degree in Business, Logistics or Engineering• 0-2 year(s) professional experience in a relevant field or industry such as 3PL or distribution• Requires a strong data analytics and industrial engineering background• Highly proficient computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio• Preferred experience in AutoCAD, SQL, simulation software and Microsoft Project

Knowledge & Employment Standards:• Must be naturally curious in nature and interested in finding the perfect solution to difficult problems • Must enjoy discussing and/or documenting project scope, approaches and status updates• Requires proven success at creating persuasive proposals and presentations • Progressive, flexible and team-oriented approach desired (preferably with willingness to travel occasionally in greater Atlanta area (~10%)

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions• Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending• Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work • Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks• Requires some travel by automobile and airplane up to 10% of the time• May require to visit facility environments in temperatures at or below freezing• May carry loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds• Requires the use of various electronic tools • Occasionally works evenings or weekends in order to complete objectives or to attend meetings • Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes• Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
More Information on Americold Logistics, LLC
Americold Logistics, LLC operates in the Logistics industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. Americold Logistics, LLC was founded in 1903. It has 4252 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 35 open jobs at Americold Logistics, LLC, click here.
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