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Position Title: Intern Supply Chain
Requisition ID: 12462
Career Group (ADSP): Distribution Center
Division: Supply Chain (80190525) 
Department: Logistics and Distribution  
Work Location: METRO ON - 170 THE WEST MALL (#A-WEST) 
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Intern/Student  


As a Metro Ontario intern, you will have the opportunity to gain a realistic job preview of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that embraces change and creative thinking. A four-month internship with Metro Ontario will teach and give you practical skills beyond your classroom understanding. You will gain knowledge and practice from one of Canada’s most successful grocers that will give you the necessary experience to become competitive in your future endeavors. 

A Supply Chain Intern at Metro Ontario is responsible for supporting the Logistics team in planning and optimizing functions in the supply chain, contributing with detailed definition of business requirements, design of distribution solutions, continuous improvement initiatives and analysis to support business strategies as well as supporting the stores and business services team.  This is an exciting opportunity for an intern to support project management and execution of changes to supply chain to improve item availability, service levels, and reductions in total cost-to-serve. Projects can include distribution center capacity assessment, forecasting analytics as well as network optimization. The industrial engineering intern is responsible for data analysis, time studies, process mapping and KPI reporting through to presentation of solutions, mapping new processes and simulation of results.                             


  • Provide design and engineering support for new automated and existing operations, with focus on productivity improvement and maximizing return on capital investments                        
  • Perform detailed analysis and research to conduct feasibility studies in support of the development of project business case analysis                        
  • Build project requirements and manage the successful execution of a range of selected tactical projects in collaboration with stakeholders and cross functional teams                        
  • Support the development of short and long-term planning including automated network design and optimization, warehouse cost modeling, and definition of DC requirements
  • Support the Store and Business Services teams in root cause analysis and corrective measures execution                                                 


  • Industrial Engineering/Supply Chain Management/Business undergraduate student (or equivalent)                     
  • Ability to model operational problems                        
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills                         
  • Highly proficient PC skills including MS Excel, Access, Visio, and Project (an asset)                        
  • Self-motivated, capable of managing multiple projects and strong data mining skills                        
  • Moderate travelling between Ontario’s Distribution Center’s is needed and travel between Ontario and Quebec may be required                        
  • Bilingual (an asset)                  


Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

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