Market Availability 2020 Summer Intern in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

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2020 Market Availability Summer Intern

Schedule – 40 hours a week, Monday – Friday // May 25 – July 31, 2020

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.
 

Summary
The Market Availability Intern will serve as a field liaison on availability-related opportunities and closely partner with Category Managers, Inventory Replenishment, Transportation and field leadership.

He/she will be responsible for assortment management, communication and expanding collaborative relationships.  The Market Availability Intern must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize a rapidly changing environment. He / she will be able to conduct store visits to visualize how the day to day work at Corporate affects the store operations.

General Job Responsibilities

  • Perform assortment review and analysis, effectively communicate findings and make recommendations to Category Managers and Market Managers to drive positive business results
  • Identify trends within business to quickly take action on over-performing/under-performing products to best position the product within the AAP store hierarchy
  • Build collaborative partnerships with Category Managers and Market Managers to develop strategic plans that will drive business performance
  • Maintain collaborative partnerships with Field Leadership and Market Managers
  • Develop relationships with Category Managers, Strategic Managers, and inventory team through active involvement in business decisions
  • Communicate directly with Store Managers, Hub Managers, Commercial Account Managers and District Managers responding to availability concerns as appropriate

Qualifications

  • 2020 Rising Junior or Senior
  • Preferred Majors: Statistics, Business, Economics or Math
  • Strong attention to detail, planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, systems aptitude, and experience
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with a high level of energy and initiative
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals or technical procedures
  • Ability to apply root cause analysis