As an intern for the Purchasing, Inventory and Contracts organization, you will be assisting one of the following functional areas: Purchasing, Inventory Control, Inventory Planning, Scraps, Repairs, Contracts, Finance and other assignments as designated by the Director of Materials.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
Assist Purchasing with supplier follow-up of late PO/Repair orders and aged supplier billing
Coordinate and communicate with Materials/Receiving Department on receipt of Purchase Orders, resolve any discrepancies with vendors
Assist in the development and documentation of desk top procedures and policies
Work with Purchasing in the development of sourcing strategies; i.e. supplier development, request for proposals, contracts, other
Assist in the development and implementation of initiatives around process improvements that drive cost reduction
Assist in monitoring internal process controls
Assist with the development and review of Key Performance Indicators which drive internal and external performance improvements
Provide analytical support for projects, new business opportunities, and proposals
Assist in the preparation of Gate Reviews to develop outsourcing strategies
Assist the warranties administrator in tracking supplier and customer warranty considerations and insurance claims
Assist in analyzing inventory levels, production turn over and stock demand to determine reorder levels which will ensure materials availability and minimize inventory costs.
Perform other duties as directed, assigned and/or required to meet position and departmental objectives
This internship program is open to full-time college students currently pursuing a BA/BS or Masters, in one or more of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Finance, Information Systems.
Understanding of SOX compliance
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good working knowledge of PC software, such as Excel
Database skills such as DWH, Cubes, Access or SQL a plus
Experience with Microsoft Project a plus
Self-motivated, with strong organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
Analytical ability along with the ability to work individually and as a member of a team