Intern-Inventory Management

Job Locations US-AL-BIRMINGHAM
Category
Merchandising

Overview

Hibbett Sports is looking for an Inventory Management Intern for the Summer of 2018. This full-time position will be located at our Corporate Office in Birmingham, AL. 

Responsibilities

The Inventory Management Intern 2018 will review, research and recommend best practice of the New Store Opening process as it relates to Inventory Management practices.  The following areas will be considered:

  • Timing of new store openings vs. new receipt flow
  • Percentage of new receipts vs. consolidations to fund new store inventory levels
  • Impact of new store open date changes on inventory dollars in total and aged inventory at opening
  • Differences of new store inventory build process across the various areas of business – footwear, apparel/accessories, Licensed and Equipment
  • Appropriate inventory levels relative to actual store volumes vs pro forma estimates
  • Impact of aged inventory within the first year of opening new store locations
  • Turnover of head coaches for the first year of operation of new stores

The intern will work closely with the Inventory Management Training Coordinator to document the current process and recommend changes to drive efficiencies to the current processes in place.  A formal presentation will be given to management with key takeaways noted.  The intern will learn about the Hibbett business model by visiting local stores as well as our Logistics Facility which plays a big role in the new store opening process. 

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be a rising Junior or Senior with a least a 3.0 GPA. Knowledge of Word and Excel required.

  • Retail store experience preferred but not required
  • Area of study in one of the following: Business Administration, Apparel Merchandising or Supply Chain

Benefits will include: 25% Employee Discount

 

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