Supply Chain Rotation Development Program (Jan 2024 Start)

Program Overview

Calling all upcoming and recent student graduates! Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to kickstart your career in supply chain management? Look no further, as Tractor Supply Company has the perfect program for you! Join our 12-month rotational development program designed to provide a comprehensive foundation in retail business operations. As a member of our Supply Chain Development Program, you will gain a broad understanding of the supply chain process and develop the essential skills, knowledge, and attributes needed to thrive in the field.


Throughout the program, you will have the chance to learn about various aspects of our business, including our mission, values, history, and culture. You will also delve into essential topics such as basic retail math and become familiar with our systems. The real highlight of this program is the opportunity for rotational assignments across four identified business units: Distribution Operations, Transportation, Supply Chain Planning, Inventory Management, Merchandise Planning, and Field Support. These assignments will be thoughtfully crafted to align with your goals and development focus areas.


At Tractor Supply Company, we believe in investing in our future leaders and providing them with the tools they need to succeed!

What to expect

As part of our Supply Chain Rotation Development Program, you will be entrusted with various essential duties and responsibilities. These experiences will enable you to gain a comprehensive understanding of our supply chain and prepare you for a successful career within Tractor Supply Company.


Here are the key areas you will be involved in during your program:

  1. Complete Rotations: You will have the opportunity to rotate through different areas of our Supply Chain, including Planning (Merchandise Planning, Supply Chain Planning, Field Support), Inventory Management, Transportation, DC Operations, and Store Freight Days. These rotations will provide you with valuable insights into the process flow and the bigger picture.

  2. Shadowing: You will shadow experienced team members to better understand their roles, responsibilities, and the overall operations. This will give you firsthand exposure to the day-to-day activities and help you grasp the intricacies of our supply chain processes.

  3. On-the-Job Activities: You will contribute to the business by actively participating in guided on-the-job rotation activities. This hands-on experience will allow you to develop practical skills, demonstrate your capabilities, and contribute to the success of the team.

  4. Training and Learning: You will engage in both group and individual training sessions, focusing on technical skills and soft skills such as time management, change management, strategic thinking, and personal accountability. Your progress will be assessed to ensure your continued growth and development throughout the program.

  5. Application of Skills: You will apply the knowledge and skills gained from your rotations and training sessions to deliver on your duties within your assigned department. This practical application will enhance your learning and strengthen your abilities within the supply chain function.

What we look for

To excel in our Supply Chain Rotation Development Program, we seek individuals with specific knowledge, skills, and abilities that will contribute to their success and growth within Tractor Supply Company. Here are the preferred attributes we are looking for:


  1. Demonstrated Analytical Ability: We value candidates with a strong analysis aptitude and can leverage data to drive retail profitability and improve inventory productivity. Your ability to think critically and make data-driven decisions will be crucial in optimizing our supply chain processes.

  2. Intellectual Curiosity and Personal Drive: We encourage individuals with a high degree of intellectual curiosity and personal drive. We seek individuals who are proactive in seeking information, have a thirst for knowledge, and are motivated to constantly learn and improve.

  3. Team Player and Collaboration Skills: Our supply chain operations are highly collaborative, and we value candidates who are team players and possess excellent collaboration skills. Working effectively with cross-functional teams and building relationships with stakeholders is essential for success in this program.

  4. Strong Verbal and Written Communication: Effective communication is a key aspect of supply chain management. We are looking for individuals who possess strong verbal and written communication skills. The ability to articulate ideas clearly, listen actively, and convey information effectively is vital in our fast-paced environment.

  5. Strong Time Management and Organizational Skills: Our supply chain operates on tight deadlines and requires individuals who can manage multiple tasks and meet aggressive timelines. The


Bachelor's degree is required

Working Conditions

  • Normal office working conditions

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting up to 10 pounds
  • Sitting
  • Standing (not walking)
  • Walking


This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  A team member should perform all duties as assigned by his/ her supervisor.


You must apply or refer a friend through our internal portal


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