Relocation Benefits are not available for this position.
Employer will not sponsor visas for position
Provide procurement support in accordance with company procedures and strategic goals while under the direct supervisor's guidance. Assists or performs the following duties; places purchase orders; selects and negotiates with approved vendors and evaluates vendor reliability; obtains materials from suppliers at the lowest cost, with consideration to quality, reliability and urgency of need; schedules deliveries and follows up on orders to expedite delivery and shipment; obtains certifications of delivery and approves payment invoices for orders placed.
Maintain records and files as needed. Perform basic analytical tasks and industry research.
College Sophomore, Junior, or Senior level in Supply Chain Mgmt., Business, Management, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Marketing.
Minimum GPA of 2.5.
List any specialized training or unique skills required:
Please note that this Internship opportunity will be located at our Administration Office in Downer's Grove, Illinois. A remote assignment is NOT available!
Source and create purchase orders for items in accordance with established company policies and procedures. Purchase Orders to be reviewed and released by Purchasing Agents.
Assist Purchasing Agents in the bid and evaluation process. Serve as liaison between Procurement and Accounting resolving invoice issues. Sit in as observer on negotiations with suppliers conducted by Purchasing Agents.
Provide files for proper electronic filing of contract and maintain files for bids as required for audit purposes as well as historical activity. Assist Purchasing Agents by reviewing terms, conditions and pricing. Perform routine and repetitive duties independently and according to the established procedures and practices. Performs more complex assignments with direct guidance from supervision.