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Date: Mar 13, 2018

Location: Westminster, MD, US, 21157

Year: 2018

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 16962 

Penguin Random House, LLC is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

The Westminster Operations Center located in Carroll County, Maryland (30 minutes from the greater Baltimore area) is offering an outstanding full time, paid internship opportunity in our Operations Services department. This unique position involves collaborating with people across the organization in support of our objective to strengthen the world’s largest general trade book publisher by having the best supply chain in the publishing industry. Some recent projects include installing a tilt tray sortation system, constructing a 365k square foot building and implementing a new Transportation Management System.  This position offers tremendous opportunity for growth while learning the ins and outs of the publishing industry’s leading supply chain.


Cultural fit is essential.  If you prefer routine and repetition, this is not the position for you.  No two days are ever the same.  A resourceful, detail-oriented individual with strong problem solving skills, effective communication skills, and proficient organizational skills will be very successful in this role.


This specific position requires exceptional analytical and problem solving skills. You will analyze existing processes, identify process improvement opportunities and develop new processes to support potential avenues for company growth.  Excellent PC skills and experience creating/using complex formulas in Excel are essential.


You will lead analyses and projects that focus on fulfillment operations; some of which will require working in the warehouse, performing time studies, developing flow charts and creating/testing system enhancements. Some daily activities include ad hoc reporting, Warehouse Management System testing, providing quotes for custom processing and calculating productivity metrics.


Job requirements:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent PC Skills with proficiency in MS Excel


This exciting internship will allow you the opportunity to complement your education with meaningful supply chain projects, real-life professional situations, and beneficial experiences. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply on-line to





Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Supply Chain, Intern, Logistics, Operations, Entry Level

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