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Procurement Governance Intern

Internship Overview:   

Get an insider view of the fast-changing grocery retail industry, while developing leadership skills and business knowledge to enhance your career. This paid internship experience is an opportunity to contribute to help drive business results in an environment designed to promote and reward diversity, innovation and leadership. Applicants must be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program.   


12-week internship with competitive pay in the grocery retail industry   

Impactful projects coupled with day-to-day tasks and responsibilities to support your team.   

Leadership speaker sessions and development activities   

One-on-one mentoring   

Group community service event   

Networking and professional engagement opportunities   

Access to online career development tools and resources   

Final project presentation to company leaders   

Professional experience and industry exposure in partnership with the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA    


Program Dates: May 28, 2024 to August 16, 2024  


Department Overview:   

The Procurement Governance Department works to create centralized practices throughout the supply chain footprint. The team covers areas such as Logistics, Data Governance, Transportation Planning, Store Planning and more. The Logistics team supports the strategy of inbound asset movement logistics across the business and helps to setup outbound operations with third party carriers. The team works heavily with transportation managers and distribution center leadership on strategic alignment to streamline processes and increase efficiency. Other key stakeholders include the internal finance team, the Procurement In Stock team, the Procurement Services department, category managers, and the Vendor Management department. 


Primary Purpose: 

Assist with using transportation management systems to build loads based on vendor, item, and destination 

Help identify and interpret trends in transportation data across the supply chain network  

Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to successfully plan and execute upcoming shipments 

Help identify and address areas of opportunity pertaining to team efficiency and strategic alignment  



Working towards a degree in Supply Chain Management, Statistics, or related field.  

Experience working in a collaborative group setting   

Experience using analytical thinking and problem-solving skills   

Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, appropriately and effectively   

Ability to succeed while working independently  



Exposure to Power BI (preferred) 

Exposure to Lean Six Sigma (preferred) 

Intermediate Microsoft Excel ability