CARMAX Process Engineer Internship in Richmond, Virginia

Position Description

CarMax is an innovative FORTUNE 500 company on a mission to bring honesty and integrity to car buying. Disrupting the marketplace for more than 20 years, CarMax is the largest used car retailer in the US with 175+ stores and 24,000+ associates. Our success is driven by our customer-centric, data-informed approach to problem solving and an unparalleled focus on a company culture that supports our employees and our community.

As a Process Engineer Intern, you will work from our Corporate Offices in Richmond, VA identifying new opportunities within large projects to drive continuous improvements utilizing Lean concepts. Partnering with operations to identify opportunities and influence up to the manager and director levels to drive change that differentiate ourselves in the marketplace and shape the future of our company and the industry as a whole.

As a Summer Engineer Intern, you will spend your time:

  • Collaborating - partnering with leaders across the organization to learn about our business and identifying creative ways to solve problems

  • Innovating - being bold in the pursuit of excellence and identifying opportunities to leverage your expertise to drive meaningful impacts to the business

  • Working with store teams and store management to determine and understand critical processes

o Possible store visits/minor travel involved

  • Involvement in key areas will include:

o Streamlining processes

o Facility Planning

o Work Measurements (Time Studies)

o Production Planning and Inventory Control

o Support and manage Engineering documents

  • Having fun - enjoying the unique culture we offer at CarMax, including a healthy work/life balance

Our Culture:

Relish the challenge of tackling difficult business problems, but also enjoy time away working in a culture that prides itself on truly valuing our associates and work-life harmony. Finally, join an organization that has been named one of the '100 Best Places to Work' by FORTUNE magazine each year since 2005 and was recognized recently by FlexJobs & Forbes as a top company for millennials seeking work-life balance.

CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Requirements

Ideal Qualifications:

  • The position requires strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Ability to identify and conduct root cause analysis to problem solve

  • Ability to objectively analyze a complex situation and make a well-informed recommendation through effective communication

  • Top-caliber critical thinking skills and intensely curious personality

  • Ability to work both independently and in teams

  • Strong academic performance and a history of achievement (scholarships, awards, honor societies)

  • A history of achievement and aptitude demonstrated by a strong academic performance in an Industrial Engineering four-year degree program

To be eligible:

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work for any U.S. employer on a full-time basis without the need for sponsorship now or in the future