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Purchasing Intern

Company: Lactalis American Group
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionLactalis USA is currently seeking candidates to join our Purchasing team in Buffalo, NY.--Lactalis Group, the world leader in dairy, is a family-owned business with more than 85,000 pragmatic and ambitious professionals worldwide, committed to providing healthy and delicious dairy products that bring people together every day. At Lactalis, our core values of AMBITION, ENGAGEMENT, and SIMPLICITY are at the heart of everything we do.If you re looking for a unique experience with a company that offers strong brands, professional expertise, and a dynamic work environment that champions entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on responsibility, and real opportunity for career development, we want to hear from you!At Lactalis USA we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and we know that our candidates come from many different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. If you re excited about this role but your past experience doesn t align perfectly with every qualification in the job posting, we still encourage you to apply and share with us your STORY, your PASSION, and your EXPERTISE! --You may be just the perfect candidate for this or other roles within our company.--From your PASSION to oursThe Intern will be required to work full-time, 20-40 hours per week for 1-year duration. The intern will work within the Corporate Purchasing Department under the guidance and supervision of the Purchasing Director to provide assistance with monthly departmental reports as well as performing a variety of administrative functions and tasks in assisting the Corporate Purchasing Department. This is a paid internship.--RequirementsFrom your EXPERTISE to oursKey responsibilities for this position include: Assist in managing all Purchasing Price Variance (PPV) reports that the Purchasing Dept. needs to implement within Lactalis American Group for monthly leadership meetings. Collect and analyze data reported by plant locations; upload data in appropriate format, then after approval from buyers, communicate final data to French division. Regularly update Pricing Grids based on analysis and verification of market adjustments. Support budgeting process by working with plants and corporate purchasing teams. Assist in preparing presentations inclusive of; commodity tracking, PPV, project updates, and more. Upload necessary data in all info cards for each item with new Master Control software (pending to be purchased). Assist in updating all purchasing procedures + Quality trackers. Assist in contract summaries for executive sign-off.From your STORY to oursQualified applicants will contribute the following:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.----Education-- The candidate should be a recent or upcoming college graduate with a degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics or another relevant field.Specialized Knowledge Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT) French speaking is a plus

Keywords: Lactalis American Group, Buffalo , Purchasing Intern, Other , Buffalo, New York

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