Logo of Huzzle

Internship

Procurement Intern

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Buffalo

⌛ Closed
Applications are closed

Off-cycle Internship

Logistics•Buffalo

Description

  • The Procurement Intern will be responsible for supporting United States/Canada Procurement Operations and our Global Procurement Optimization team. This internship will begin in late May/early June 2024 and go through the Fall semester, with a hybrid schedule working out of our Buffalo, NY world headquarters on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and the ability to work from home on Mondays & Fridays. 

Requirements

  • MBA or undergraduate student pursuing Business or Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Strong Excel, statistical, and spreadsheet analysis skills
  • Strong understanding of Economics and Financial Analysis
  • Strong communication (written & verbal) skills
  • Preference will be giving to those who reside in the Western New York area

Education requirements

Undergraduate
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Logistics

Responsibilities

  • Support Regional and Global Strategic Sourcing projects for raw materials and packaging:
  • Contact suppliers
  • Obtain legal and compliance documentation (Confidentiality Agreements, Contracts, Specifications, etc.)
  • Facilitate lab and trial production run sample requests
  • Analyze spend and conduct cost analysis
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Support Regional (US/C) Market Bids and Cost Savings Projects:
  • Contact suppliers
  • Obtain legal and compliance documentation (Confidentiality Agreements, Contracts, Specifications, etc.)
  • Facilitate lab and trial production run sample requests
  • Analyze spend and conduct cost analysis
  • Support Regional (US/C) MRO and Indirect project plans:
  • Support reporting/training/managing reports to drive compliance on our national MRO programs
  • Analyze spend and conduct cost analysis on Indirect spend categories
  • Participate in Speed to Market – New Product Commercialization Process:
  • Facilitate communication to buyers on new raw material evaluations
  • Participate in weekly new raw material evaluation meetings
  • Assist Buyers in Day-to-Day activities
  • Facilitate resolution of delivery and quality issues
  • Assist in the data entry of forecasted costs for raw: materials and packaging
  • Commodity / Market price tracking
  • Preparation of presentation materials for Executive Leadership, Customers, Internal Stakeholders
  • Assist in implementation of Palm Oil Sustainability roadmap and auditing
  • Assist buyers in monthly auditing of price variances to our standard costs

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Buffalo