Merchandising Intern-Fall 2024


GREEN BAY, WI, US, 54301-5160

Date:  Jul 9, 2024


Work Location Type: Hybrid- Green Bay, WI 


Imperial Supplies, a Grainger Company, is a national distributor of quality maintenance products. Serving the fleet maintenance industry since 1958, Imperial has formed lasting relationships with customers by tailoring our services to meet their changing needs.


Our welcoming workplace enables you to learn, grow and make a difference by keeping businesses running and their people safe. As a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company, we’re looking for passionate people to join our team as we continue leading the industry.

eCommerce Merchandising Internship – Fall 2024


At Imperial, our motto is “People First”.  We believe in our people and realize that our success is a direct result of our commitment in offering you great opportunities.


Join us for a Fall internship! Our downtown Green Bay headquarters is full of dynamic and fun people who want to share their knowledge!


As an intern at Imperial, we’ll help you design an experience that meets your learning objectives while helping you explore how the areas of our business relate and interact. You’ll enjoy a variety of day-to-day work assignments, cross-functional meetings, exposure to executive leadership, and soft skill development.


Imperial Supplies is a growing distributor of fleet maintenance products. We’ve been based in Green Bay since 1958 and have a strong history of double-digit annual growth!


Under general supervision, the Merchandising Intern will create, maintain, and analyze various brand category, and item pages on the Imperial website, ensuring merchandising goals and strategies are achieved. Focus on increasing digital topline sales through optimizing conversation, profitability, and overall site experience.


Internship details

  • Paid internship during Fall 2024
  • Duration of 12 weeks, up to 20 hours per week depending on student interest and availability
  • Willing to provide supporting documentation for students seeking school credit


Potential day-to-day responsibilities

  • Evaluate newly authored products to ensure data completion prior to publishing product online.
  • Review attributes, technical specification, product descriptions and Unit of Measures for consistency and accuracy.
  • Scrutinizes product information for accuracy, communicating with appropriate parties to ensure data is correct; makes changes to correct inaccurate product information as needed.
  • Determine optimal category specific merchandising via visual attribution content, guided filter content, establish parent/child and product family relationships for assigned category.
  • Determine and execute category specific taxonomy for assigned product categories.
  • Establish partnerships with the ecommerce team to support the following:
  • SEO Efforts as needed (category nomenclature and optimization)
  • Onsite search efforts as needed (category nomenclature, keywords, redirects)
  • Define and establish product relationships:  required items, related items, and replacement parts.
  • Research and benchmark competitive shopping experiences and stay current with ecommerce, market, and industry trends.


Internship Requirements

  • Minimum education: course of study in marketing, business, or equivalent related experience
  • Minimum experience: exposure to merchandising, eCommerce, or marketing with a demonstrated understanding of product merchandising
  • Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Intermediate to Advance Excel Skills.  Ability to multi-task. Self-motivated and results oriented.  Excellent attention to detail.  High level of initiative and organization, with the ability to manage ambiguity, risk, uncertainty and changing directions.


Typical physical demands: Requires majority of time spent sitting.  Requires normal vision, depth perception, and color vision.

Typical working conditions:  Work is performed in an office environment or remote.  Moderate amount of contact with employees.




We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.