Sourcing Intern

Greif Brothers Delaware , OH 43015

Posted 3 months ago

Company Profile

Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) is a global leader in industrial packaging products and services and is pursuing its vision to become the world's best performing customer service company in industrial packaging. The company produces steel, plastic and fibre drums, intermediate bulk containers, reconditioned containers, flexible products, containerboard, uncoated recycled paperboard, coated recycled paperboard, tubes and cores and a diverse mix of specialty products. The company also manufactures packaging accessories and provides filling, packaging and other services for a wide range of industries. Greif also manages timber properties in the southeastern United States. The company is strategically positioned with 290 operating locations in 43 countries to serve global as well as regional customers.

Internship Overview

The Internship Program at Greif targets undergraduate students, typically between their Junior and Senior year and is 8-12 weeks in length depending on the needs of the department and/or intern. To encourage networking, relationship building and organizational learning, we will host a number of internship events over the course of the program including, but not limited to educational roundtables, plant tours and philanthropic activities. Interns will also have the opportunity to interact with and present to Greif's Executive Leadership Team.

Department Specific

Sourcing intern will work on RFQ / Cost Reduction programs within the North America Sourcing & Supply Chain Team, responsible for over $700 Million in Spend. Involved with operations & finance on implementation of cost reduction programs

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Day to Day tasks and major overarching items

  • Analyzing spend and market information for supplier RFQ's (Sourcing 7-Step Process)

  • Understanding specifications or product characteristics

  • Will have the opportunity to create a market basket and achieve potential savings

EDUCATION

  • This position is for any student pursuing bachelor's degree in a related field with a junior or senior status.

WORK EXPERIENCE

N/A

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Ensures quality and timeliness in the delivery of tasks and services provided, as the work produced has an impact of the effectiveness of the team as a whole.

  • Impacts immediate work team and closely related work teams whose activities are interdependent.

  • Possesses and demonstrates strong and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills in order to exchange complex and/or confidential information.

  • Operationally Disciplined.

  • Making Effective Decisions.

TRAVEL

N/A

EEO STATEMENT

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif's Equal Opportunity Policy.


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