District Management Intern

Administrative/Clerical LAUREL, MD


Description

Position at NAPA Auto Parts

Are you ready to spend your summer as a part of something special? Imagine being with a company whose reputation for excellence paves the way for endless success. At NAPA Auto Parts (a subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company), people build long-lasting, highly satisfying careers and make a real difference in the community.

NAPA Washington Distribution Center is seeking a Full-Time District Management Intern. This person will support the District Manager with Sales, Profitability, Safety, and Inventory management initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in District Management and to develop a clear understanding of the District Manager role in the organization.  To be a successful District Intern you will need to be willing to roll up your sleeves, multitask in a fast-paced environment and the ability to adjust to priority changes with strict deadlines. Our 11-week summer internship program will be in-person and run from May 22, 2022 – Fri, Aug 4, 2022. The District Management Intern will focus primarily on project work involving sales growth, establishing relationships, data analytics to drive profit, safety, inventory control measures and the support of several key retail initiatives. 

 

Work Hours:  Full-Time, 40 hours per week during our standard operating hours (Monday – Friday)

What you'll be doing:

  • 50% project work, 20% sales growth, 30% retail management
  • Assist with projects to help drive a safety culture
  • Learn how a NAPA store and Distribution Center function
  • Gain insight into each of the positions that provide support to the store and DC
  • Gain knowledge about both the Retail and Wholesale sides of the automotive parts business
  • Work on projects to develop, implement and drive business initiatives related to improving distribution channels
  • Assist with driving sales, profit and inventory turnover
  • Manage and communicate via email and maintain electronic notes
  • Learn to build customer relationship with business owners/account decision maker
  • Learn how to conduct P&L reviews with company Store Assess performance and develop action plans as needed
  • Review and interpret financial and operating Learn how to make adjustments as needed and how to pivot as needed to improve projections performance
  • Assist with multiple ad hoc projects
  • May work some weekend days as special projects/events arise

What you'll need: 

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program – Business Management, Operation Management, related fields, and Liberal Arts Programs
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Can-do attitude, strong attention to detail, and work will with others
  • Adapt to fast-paced workspace and is customer service oriented
  • Rising junior or senior preferred
  • MS Office application skills, especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

What’s in it for you:

  • Have a fun and rewarding summer learning the inner workings of an iconic based Fortune 200 company, and hone your technical skills to get you more ready for a career in Retail Management
  • Attend events (yes, for free!) with other interns from across your division
  • Explore the history of the company through a multi-day orientation virtually
  • Show off your summer projects achievement with GPC leadership and your peers for bragging rights and prizes

 

GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

 

GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.