Operations Internship (Janesville, WI)
Colony Brands, Inc.

Janesville, Wisconsin

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Job Description

The Operations Internship will begin in May and end in December 2024.

Production Assistant Supervisor Internship
• 1st shift: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
• After training period, the intern will begin working in production and packing as an assistant supervisor. You will help troubleshoot problems, assist with inventory, and be trained to operate a forklift.

What You'll Do & Learn
Operations Interns will work with Supervisors and Managers to coordinate and direct the receiving movement, production, and shipping of product and gifts so that quality and efficiency are maintained throughout the department. You will be responsible for meeting daily production needs throughout the facility. In addition, you will be responsible for:
• Working with Supervisors on the coordination of daily warehouse functions
• Assisting in training the temporary warehouse employees
• Analyzing and/or developing new warehouse functions
• Analyzing current operations methods while researching other methods that may deliver increased efficiencies
• Reviewing and updating all procedures pertaining to the production operations environment
• Communicating work in progress status to other Supervisors throughout the shift


This role requires highly driven individuals with the ability to give clear and concise instructions with a strong knowledge of supervisory procedures and concepts. Ideally you will be working towards 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:
• Junior or Senior standing, recent graduates may be considered
• A cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher
• Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively motivate a wide-range of individuals
• Ability to work overtime and weekends as necessary
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency preferred (bilingual interns are eligible for a $500 bonus at the completion of their internship!)

This position is not eligible for remote work and would require you to work onsite at our Janesville Production facility in Janesville, WI for the duration of your internship.

Note: We do not offer immigration sponsorship for any position at this time.

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! All Interns are paid a competitive wage for their field.
  • Relocation/Housing - $1,000.00 to assist with housing costs for students relocating/coming from more than 50 miles away to their work site.
  • Bilingual interns are eligible for a $500 bonus at the completion of their internship!
  • 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.
  • Gym Membership Reimbursements - Receive up to $50 per month toward a gym membership at local YMCA/YWCAs.
  • 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 - We provide 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 details

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