Operations Internship

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted on April 1, 2022

Website Colony Brands, Inc.

Job Description

The Operations Internship will begin in June and end in December 2022.

We have positions available ranging from 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift in 3 different locations including Clinton and Peosta, IA and Sun Prairie, WI.

What You’ll Do & Learn:

The Operations Interns will assist with supervising the operations aspects of one of our three Fulfillment Center, a full-service fulfillment facility. Your responsibilities will consist of working with department leads to establish work assignments, evaluate employees using Warehouse Management System (WMS) and assist in training employees. In addition, you will be responsible for:
• Assisting with planning, staffing, directing, and controlling all operational activities
• Assisting management in establishing performance objectives and strategic planning
• Will be required to rotate to various areas within the Fulfillment Center to fill in as needed


What It Takes:

This role requires a strong, consistent and clear communicator with the ability to motivate temporary employees. Ideally, you will be working toward a Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in Supply Chain Logistics, Production or Operations Management, Industrial Technology Management, Business Management, General Management or related majors. In addition, we are looking for:
• At least Junior or Senior standing, recent graduates may be considered
• Cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher
• Possesses knowledge of supervisory procedures and concepts
• Possesses high school graduate math abilities
• Able to work scheduled and/or unscheduled overtime on short notice

This position is not eligible for remote work and would require you to work onsite at one of our Fulfillment Center in either Peosta or Clinton, IA or Sun Prairie, WI for the duration of your internship.

About Us

Colony Brands, Inc. is one of North America’s largest, multi-channel, direct-marketing companies. The company maintains an extensive portfolio of affiliates, brands, and products ranging from cheese and petit fours to apparel and kitchen appliances, while maintaining its roots as a private, customer-centric business based in Monroe, WI. We’re financially sound, yet our success is not just defined by our profits; it’s about living our Core Values, giving our employees the opportunity for growth and providing a better place to live and work! To that end, Colony Brands generously supports the communities we work in and offer many benefits and programs that support the well-being of our employees.

Benefits Details

Internship Perks:

  • Paid Opportunities – This is a paid opportunity to explore your career! The monthly salary for this internship is $3,825.00.
  • Relocation/Housing – $1,000.00 to assist with housing costs for students relocating/coming from more than 50 miles away to their work site.
  • Employee Discounts – Our employee sales program offers employee discounts on items ordered from our fine catalogs and selected Outlet Store. Discounts range from 45% to 50% off.
  • Time Off – We all need a little down time and all Interns enjoy paid time off during their internship.
  • Health Club Membership – Take advantage of a FREE membership at the local YMCAs with full membership reimbursements.
  • Health Insurance – Interns are offered Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Business Casual Dress Code – Jeans are allowed year-round!
  • Performance Updates – We provide interns with useful feedback regarding their performance throughout their internship. A formal mid-performance appraisal and final appraisal will be given.
  • Training – Colony Brands provides all interns with the necessary hands-on training to make their internship experience successful.
  • R. Kubly Family Foundation – The foundation will pay for your graduate or professional schooling in return for a commitment to live and work in Monroe, WI after you graduate. Visit www.rkublyfamilyfoundation.org for more detail