Jobs and Internships at Kmart

Kmart is a subsidiary company of Sears Holdings Corporation. In December of 2016, there were 735 Kmart stores located in the United States. The company also has retail operations in the Virgin Islands, Guam and Puerto Rico.

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The stores carry general merchandise as well as brands associated with Sears, including Craftsman, Kenmore and DieHard. This company operates stores of three sizes: Big Kmart (84,000 to 120,000 square feet), Kmart Super Centers (140,000 to 190,000 square feet) and traditional stores (80,000-110,000 square feet).

Working at Kmart

Employees working at Kmart can participate in a comprehensive benefits plan that includes the following:

  1. 401(k) Savings Plan
  2. Adoption Assistance Program
  3. Associate Discount Policy
  4. Associate Stock Purchase Plan
  5. Business Travel Insurance
  6. Company Paid Life Insurance
  7. Dental Benefits
  8. Dependent Day Care Flexible Spending Account
  9. Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  10. Loans for Education
  11. Long-Term Disability
  12. Medical Insurance
  13. Optional Life Insurance
  14. Paid Time Off
  15. Short-Term Disability

Jobs Available at Kmart

This employer hires workers for hourly paid opportunities in stores, as well as in the company’s Home Centers. The company hires repair technicians and call center representatives to assist customers. Opportunities also exist in eCommerce, Pharmacy and Supply Chain and Logistics with this company.

Kmart also recruits recent graduates from undergraduate and Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) programs. Opportunities for recent college grads include the following:

  1. Business Analyst
  2. Ecommerce Merchandiser
  3. Inventory Analyst
  4. Kmart Retail Management Trainee
  5. Loss Prevention Management Trainee
  6. Sears Outlet Stores Management Trainee
  7. Sears Retail Management Trainee

Internships at Kmart

The company offers 12-week internship opportunities for people who are currently enrolled in undergraduate programs. They give participants the opportunity to learn more about the company and gain practical experience. Areas that an intern may focus on include:

  1. Business Analyst
  2. Ecommerce Merchandising
  3. Home Services
  4. Industrial Engineer
  5. Internal Audit
  6. IT Internal Auditor
  7. Inventory Management
  8. Kmart Operations Project Management
  9. Kmart Retail Management
  10. Logistics Management
  11. Merchandising
  12. Sears Retail Management

Opportunities for Servicemen and Women

People who have served their country are particularly prized at Kmart. The company has found that former members of the military perform well in the following types of positions:

  1. Inventory Management
  2. Logistics Management
  3. Retail Management
  4. Service Technicians
  5. Service Technician Managers

How to Apply for a Job at Kmart

Available jobs are posted on the website. Opportunities are divided into two categories: Entry-level and Hourly Jobs, and Professional and Salaried Jobs. A prospective employee clicks on the type of position they are interested in. From that point, they can narrow their search to the specific department where they would like to work and apply online.

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