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Procurement Intern

Company: Lactalis American Group
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionLactalis USA is currently seeking candidates to join our Procurement 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 oursThis is a paid internship. The Intern will be required to work full-time, 20-40 hours per week for a 1-year duration. As a Procurement intern, you will work within our Indirect Procurement teams based in Buffalo, NY, including but not limited to: Category Management, Procurement Project Management and Strategic Sourcing on Indirect sides of Procurement, as well as performing a variety of administrative functions and tasks in assisting the direct Procurement manager.From your EXPERTISE to oursKey responsibilities for this position include: --Support the Indirect North American sourcing team.Assisting on market analysis, sourcing initiativesAssisting on a variety of business projects requiring research, cost analyses, and engagement of internal/external stakeholdersAssisting in negotiating supplier pricingAssisting in the Request for Quotation (RFQ) process: Supplier Pre-Selection, Evaluating Supplier Bids, Awarding SupplierMaintaining top level Supplier relationship managementUpload and maintain the Procurement SharePoint database.Update and manage supplier & category spend trackers.RequirementsFrom 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.Skill RequirementsDemonstrate strong communication skills, persuasive abilities, leadership capabilities and strong analytical skills.Demonstrate the ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively.Strong orientation towards accuracy, quality and focus on details.Proactive in tasks and meeting deadlines.Able to work efficiently in a fast paced, team environment with a strong sense of urgency and understanding of priorities.Team player, understanding the needs, requirements, and priorities of other functional groups.Education requirementPursuing Bachelor s Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Operations Management or other related field is required.Preferred Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.Experience RequirementsPreferred Procurement or related internship/co-op experience or related course work.Position backgroundAs a Procurement intern, you will work within one of our Buffalo based Procurement Indirect teams, including but not limited to: Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Procurement Project Management and Sourcing on Indirect sides of Procurement.Additional RequirementsExperience working with Microsoft Office Suite- advance proficiency required in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.--

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

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