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2024 Summer Intern: Field Supply Chain – Process/Quality Engineer

2024 Summer Intern: Supply Chain Operations – Process/Quality Engineer (Field) 


About Walmart Supply Chain: Process & Quality Engineering  

Sam Walton founded our company with the belief that the customer is #1. It is not just a belief, but our way of doing business. Our Supply Chain Operations Engineering Teams are at the forefront of leading and improving our process methodology to eliminate losses in all areas of responsibility within the enterprise according to Network Process Structure using Walmart Performance System (WPS) programs. 


Walmart’s Supply Chain Operations Process & Quality Engineering teams strive to maintain focus on what we are doing and how. Our Process Engineers focus on delivering expected functional area results through analysis and creating standard work practices to reduce process friction and improve quality, while our Quality Engineers help eliminate friction in quality and deviation. Together we are delivering value and maximizing efficiency across supply chain to provide better quality and service to our associates, suppliers, and—most importantly—customers.  


Our Networks: Supply Chain Operations  

The Supply Chain Operations Engineering teams span across three different networks, including Ambient, Grocery, and Fulfillment. As a Summer 2024 Process/Quality Engineer intern, you will be placed in one of the two networks described below:  


Ambient: The Ambient team is applying new network Process Guide playbooks and provides input to Divisional Focused Improvement Teams on project ideation and replication opportunities for a regenerative future. This team delivers value by maximizing efficiency across our supply chain and stores to better serve our Walmart customers. 

Grocery: The Grocery engineering team supports the growing needs of the grocery distribution center network through leading savings projects within area of responsibility by taking loss out of the process to increase capacity, improve associate friendliness, and help grocery distribution centers to supply Walmart Stores and Sam’s Clubs with the quality groceries our customers expect. 


About Our Intern Program:  

Each summer, we select the best and brightest for a “behind-the-scenes” look at the world’s largest retailer at our Walmart Home Offices across multiple locations. During the 11-week program, our interns work directly with teams who are changing the way the world shops. This is the beginning of what could be an exciting career with Walmart!  


The intern experience includes:  

An impactful individual project designed to align to your skillsets and interests  

Direct access to leadership across the enterprise  

Executive-led speaker sessions with insightful Q&A   

Community outreach events  

Networking and social events  

Learning & development opportunities targeting both hard and soft skills  

Deep dives into different areas of our business   

Time management and leadership development as a full-time associate   

An in-depth look at our Belonging, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (BDEI) practices  

Compensation and housing assistance provided  


As a Process/Quality Engineer Intern in Supply Chain, you will… 

Design, implement, and improve engineered solutions  

Use a process-driven and methodical mindset (or qualitative-driven and zero-loss mindset) to improve processes  

Perform industry research to identify new programs and industry partners 

Identify short-term and long-term opportunities within Walmart’s End-to-End (E2E) Supply Chain 

Work with cross-functional teams, utilizing your engineering and project management skills to identify opportunities, propose solutions, design systems and demonstrate financial impact  

Manage vendor relationships and program portfolios throughout the full product lifecycle including research & development, proof-of-concept testing, full-scale deployment, maintenance and KPI tracking 

Contribute to the team’s strategy by developing business cases, writing white papers, and communicating findings at all levels of leadership 


If you are motivated by complex, purposeful challenges and want to make a big impact on one of the largest supply chains in the world, then this role could be the fit you have been looking for! 


Work Location: You will be placed in one of our Distribution, Fulfillment, or Consolidation Centers (DC, FC, CC). Our FC/FC/CC sites are location in various field locations across the U.S.  

Location availability is limited based on assigned role, network and business need 


Desired Majors: Industrial & Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain Management, and other relevant majors  


Minimum Qualifications: 

Must be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program currently  

Expected graduation date between December 2024—August 2025