Procurement Analyst Internships
Locations: Buffalo Grove, IL (suburb of Chicago)
Timeframe: Summer 2019
Amcor Limited is a global leader in responsible packaging solutions, employing more than 29,000 people worldwide, operating in 40+ countries in over 190 sites. Amcor supplies a broad range of plastic (rigid and flexible), metal and glass packaging solutions to enhance the products consumers use in everyday life. Amcor also provides packaging-related services that help customers succeed through collaboration and innovation driven by art and science. Amcor is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. For more information visit www.amcor.com.
With 16 plants in the Americas operating in 6 countries, Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA), a Business Group of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, personal care, and food markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions.
About the Opportunity: Amcor Flexibles is seeking two full-time summer internships that will commence in May AND/OR June 2019 and will give the selected student(s): a challenging project-based work experience, the opportunity to learn about the Amcor Flexibles business, the flexible packaging industry, and receive mentorship from professionals in your area of study. You can expect to gain real world experience with an industry leader and will be expected to take full ownership of tasks and/or projects.
Critical Projects You Will Lead and/or Participate In:
Maintenance, Repair and Operating Supplies (MRO)
Participate in project team to consolidate MRO suppliers across manufacturing sites.
Create tools to track project progress and establish project savings.
Develop dashboard for management that shows compliance to preferred suppliers as well as identifies and quantifies rogue spend.
Help to identify savings opportunities on high runner MRO items.
SuppLearn to lead team meetings to review dashboard data and set corrective actions.
Serve as point with sites to remedy tactical issues with MRO suppliers.
Automate process to generate reports and dashboards.
Integrated Facilities Management (IFM)
Serve as point to lead one or more waves of supplier standardization across a specific facilities category area (e.g. uniforms, janitorial, pesticide).
Develop a project plan with milestones in collaboration with the IFM supplier.
Learn how to create a communication plan and change management plan for the specific category transition.
Lead telecalls under direction of manager with IFM site points to implement the project.
Provide status updates on progression of the wave.
Identify savings and continuous improvement efficiencies resulting from the changes.
Participate in project team to standardize secondary packaging across all Amcor Flexibles Americas sites.
Support the standardization how all secondary packaging is itemized in SAP.
Participate in any training required to support any new process and/or vendor for secondary packaging.
Direct Change Management Control
In conjunction with the Supplier Quality Manager, provide updates to the change management forms and liaise with suppliers on completion.
Develop and provide dashboard updates of progress against plan.
Liaise across procurement, quality and external supplies to remedy issues.
Assist with audits, analyze data and provide a means to communicate progress and results across sites.
Acquisition Integration of Direct Materials/Films
Assist with film specification development and standardization.
Laise with suppliers, procurement and plant technical for sampling and testing.
Develop tracking tools and dashboard reports for change projects.
Assist with RFP development, launch and analysis.
What You'll Do:
Learn and gain exposure to global packaging manufacturing industry
Participate as a multidisciplinary member of various cross functional teams
Take leadership over at least one critical project
Assess and identify improvement opportunities in an analytical way
Assist with the standardization of key process related to procurement
Work with other functional teams such as finance, marketing, sales, IT, and production. May interface with external customers and suppliers as needed
Challenge the status quo to improve and / or design new processes
Analyze and size both quantitative and qualitative impact of proposed improvement
Facilitate the integration with existing Amcor technology platforms and any new designed analytical tools
Engage with both central procurement team and leadership team at manufacturing sites to make recommendations and complete projects as assigned.
What We Require:
Actively enrolled in Sophomore or Junior year in a Bachelors Program and/or a Senior going to Graduate school or first year Graduate level in a technical field of study such as Industrial Engineering, Industrial Technology, Supply Chain, Procurement or related field of study.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical skills and interest in process improvement
Must be detail oriented and possess excellent follow up skills
Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word
Must be flexible and able to work overtime when required
Must be highly organized and able to effectively prioritize
Ability to work well independently under direction and also in a team setting
High attention to detail
We are passionate about possibilities.
Around the world, hundreds of times a day, people touch and use our packaging. When a consumer opens a bottle, unwraps a pack, or tears open a pouch, they know their products are fresh, clean, safe and secure. These are packaging moments that matter to people who use our products.
We believe in responsible packaging.
We believe in responsible packaging. We passionately and relentlessly apply art and science to enhance the products people use in everyday life - today and tomorrow.
We are also committed to supporting and developing our co-workers who make our success a reality.
We're passionate about possibilities, are you?
TO APPLY: Please submit your application and resume to the following link https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=91343&company=Amcor&username=
Amcor (ASX: AMC; www.amcor.com) is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home- and personal-care and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve supply chains, through a broad range of flexible packaging, containers, cartons, closures and services. The company's 35,000 people generate more than US$9billion in sales from operations that span 200-plus locations in more than 40 countries.
With 16 plants in the Americas operating in 6 countries, Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA), a business group of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, personal care, and food markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit www.amcor.com.
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Amcor Flexibles - United States is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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