2021 Supply Chain Analyst Summer Intern in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

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Supply Chain Analyst 2021 Summer Intern

Location: Raleigh, NC

Schedule – 40 hours a week, Monday – Friday // May 24 – July 30, 2021

Advance Auto Parts isn’t just your local auto parts store.

 We are the leading competitor in the auto parts industry. We are always looking for ways to better our strategies and broaden our horizons; which is why we are excited to take on a whole new team of interns. For this 10 week paid internship we are looking for interns to specialize in the following areas: Communications, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Merchandising, Retail Operations, Strategy, and Supply Chain. The week of welcome kicks off by pairing you with a mentor who will guide your experience as you work on a project tackling some of our top business initiatives.

This isn’t a job shadow opportunity, this internship is the chance to get involved, contribute and truly experience our workplace. This will be a fun, teamwork atmosphere with the opportunity to build strong peer to peer relationships. The internship will end with the opportunity to present solutions to relevant business problems to some of our top executive staff members. No other company embodies diversity and community engagement like Advance Auto Parts does.

 But don’t take our word for it, apply and find out for yourself.


This position is responsible for providing complex analysis of information, problems and/or data of moderate scope, where analyses are multivariable.  Assist in driving change by analyzing large data sets and creating reports that support day to day business operations as well as informing current or proposed business solutions.  Provide decision support and counsel by collecting, analyzing data, interpreting data, and forecasting business trends to support the overall strategic and operating plans of Advance Auto Parts.

General Job Responsibilities
Performs moderately complex analysis of information, problems, and/or data under general supervision

Tracks, monitors, and measures benefits of implemented solutions for complex multivariable issues

Develops, analyzes and disseminates weekly, periodic, and quarterly reports

Perform return on investment (ROI) analysis to determine viability and priority of pending supply chain projects.

Provide root/cause analysis to support decision-making by effectively communicating and translating the results into business insights and actions.

Provide direction for project personnel to ensure the project progresses on schedule and within the prescribed budget.

Confer and cooperate with all levels of operating management in formulating and developing detailed analytical analyses to support projects, day to day operations, and trends 


  • 2021 Rising Junior or Senior
  • Knowledge of distribution and transportation processes.
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, AS/400 and PeopleSoft skills
  • Experience with statistical tools a plus
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts to practical situations such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals or technical procedures
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure