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Intern - Procurement

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Maravai LifeSciences


1mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

San Diego

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  • You must be a Junior or Senior undergraduate student in Business, Finance, or Analytics with strong Excel skills, business analytics experience, and excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • You will be responsible for implementing automated reporting, establishing accountability frameworks, developing communication strategies, and delivering project milestones in collaboration with key stakeholders to streamline the procurement process.

Off-cycle Internship

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  • Maravai LifeSciences is seeking a #MiracleMaker to join our Purchasing department as a Procurement Intern. As a Procurement  Intern you will work on a project to streamline the Purchase Order (PO) closure process while concurrently reducing financial liabilities by ensuring that only active and necessary POs remain open. The project aims to enhance efficiency, minimize errors, and optimize financial management within the procurement workflow.


  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree, currently in the Junior year or first semester of senior year. Preferred areas of study are in Business Administration, Business Analytics or Finance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work both in a team setting and independently
  • Advanced Excel skills, some experience in business analytics, and professional communication skills are vital to the success of this project.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Automated Reporting for Enhanced Visibility:
  • Implement real-time reporting to increase visibility into open balances and financial liabilities.
  • Automated communications will be preset to be sent at intervals to keep stakeholders informed throughout the closure process.
  • Expectations and Accountability Framework:
  • Establishment of clear expectations and parameters for departmental leadership, ensuring heightened accountability in the purchase order closure process.
  • Define KPIs, such as number of PO closures and reduces liabilities
  • Communication Strategy:
  • Cross functional collaboration with department financial leaders, operational leaders, budget owners and requestors
  • Develop a communication plan to launch the new process
  • Clearly define roles and responsibilities for PO closures by type
  • Project Deliverables:
  • Financial liabilities analysis report
  • Automation implementation for financial liability reduction
  • Communication plan updates with a focus on financial accountability
  • Process established to communicate ad execute PO closures for Procurement
  • Training materials and sessions
  • KPI and metrics dashboard updates


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Diego


  • You have the potential to change, improve, and save lives around the world. 
  • You have the opportunity to be a part owner in Maravai through RSU grants and optional employee stock purchase plans. 
  • We offer comprehensive medical plans and HSA/FSA options. 
  • Fertility & family planning assistance. 
  • A variety of additional optional benefits and insurance options, including pet insurance. 
  • Retirement contributions. 
  • Holidays & Paid Time Off.