Procurement Summer Internship Program
Procurement interns at Rolls-Royce work collaboratively across business functions and with our external suppliers to ensure that we maximize value from our supply base. As a Group, Rolls-Royce spends billions of dollars with external suppliers on everything from engine components to IT systems, so supplier performance and supplier relationships are key to delivering overall business results
As part of our expert team, you'll build relationships that get the best from our global suppliers and work with international teams to make improvements at every stage of the procurement process, whether directly with suppliers or as part of our campaign to drive efficiency and effectiveness in all that we do. Our Procurement team are vital in ensuring we can continue to develop our world leading products and services and pioneer the power that matters.
Over the course of 12 challenging weeks, our Procurement Summer Internship will immerse you in interesting projects, ensuring you gain invaluable hands-on experience. You'll complete one of several placement opportunities across different teams and learn what it means to work in areas like Buying, Value Improvement and Forward Sourcing. You'll also have the chance to work alongside highly qualified professionals and will benefit from their experience, support and expert knowledge of procurement.
What you'll do
You'll get a huge amount of exposure and experience in Procurement, completing a placement where you could find yourself delivering reports to the president of our business or delving into the status of every supplier contract. You might also play a part in developing purchasing strategies around how we source products in future or use your creative thinking to meet stretching cost targets.
Equally, you might hone your influencing skills and build your network as you strive with teams across the business to get more value from our contracts and improve our processes. Whatever your experience brings, you'll learn constantly. And, if you do well, you could be offered your first step to a career in procurement, with a place on our graduate program.
What you'll need
We want to see great communication skills developed through well-rounded life experience academically, socially and in any previous work situations. Able to apply your intellect, creativity and determination to contribute effectively, you'll work with integrity across every aspect of every project.
You'll be working towards a degree in Business Studies/Management, or Supply Chain/Logistics with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Flexibility is important, as you could be based at any of our sites.
To be considered, you must also be a U.S. Citizen/Resident, Asylee, Refugee or have permanent/indefinite work authorization. There is no visa sponsorship for this position.
Who we are
Whether we're building the world's most efficient large aero-engine or supporting NASA missions on the edge of space, Rolls-Royce is all about innovation. We invest over $1 billion every year into research and development and pioneer cutting edge technology.
Working at Rolls-Royce means being part of a global team of around 50,000 bold, curious people, creating cleaner, faster, more competitive power. It means looking to the future, and shaping the world we live in.
Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer.
Rolls-Royce is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and a barrier-free employment process. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Applications will close on December 31, 2018 at 12:10am Eastern Standard Time. Please ensure your application is submitted by this time.
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