Store Industrial Engineer - Intern
Mooresville , North Carolina
November 18, 2017
Summer Internship Program
Lowe's 2018 Summer Internship Program offers challenging assignments to undergraduate and graduate students, enhancing their understanding of the retail business world through valuable, hands-on experience with a FORTUNE ® 50 company. The summer internship program begins with orientation in late May and concludes in early August. All internships are paid and housing is available for those that qualify. This role has potential for conversion into a full-time position for those that successfully complete the internship and upon candidate's graduation.

The internship will consist of a project-based assignment to broaden learning, experience, and organizational knowledge and business acumen. We are looking for people driven by potential. Dynamic individuals who are as inspiring as they are inspired. Sharp minds eager to take on new challenges and recognize new opportunities. Great collaborators who understand the power of "we". People who push boundaries of what's possible.

Store Industrial Engineer Internship
Lowe's Store Labor team works on projects related to store workforce management programs. Store labor productivity is a foundational element to enabling the Lowe's strategy and supporting simple and seamless customer experience that is cost efficient and flexible. This internship will be an essential part of the team in a continued delivery of strategy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
* Gather and analyze workload requirements for store tasks and activities, conducting time studies in the store environment
* Apply appropriate analytical techniques to time studies to derive engineered labor standards
* Provide detailed labor analysis that clearly identifies specific opportunities for intervention
* Identify and quantify opportunities that enhance stores' ability to effectively manager labor costs while maintaining customer service standards
* Evaluate alternate approaches to optimizing labor and make recommendations via formal presentation

Required Qualifications
* Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
* Senior academic standing
* Proficient in MS Office Programs
* Strong oral, written, communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to be cognizant of human behavior and human interaction with environmental and work area conditions when developing processes
* Accuracy and attention to detail
* Analytical skills
* Data gathering and reporting

Preferred Qualifications
* 3.0 or above GPA
* Relevant internship experience and/or other related work experience, such as a leadership role in student/campus organizations, volunteer, etc.
* Previous retail experience
* Experience in developing engineered labor standards in a retail environment

About Lowe's
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE ® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service 2,365 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit

Lowe's is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

A little about us:
Lowe’s isn’t just a home improvement company; we’re committed to creating a culture that’s inspiring.

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