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Procurement Intern - Summer Internship

Stratas Foods

Procurement Intern - Summer Internship

Memphis, TN
+1 location
Cordova, TN
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    The Stratas Procurement team has an exciting opportunity for a talented intern to learn the procurement, supply chain, and risk management functions while contributing to the success of our fast growing company. As an intern with Stratas Foods, you will not only work with and learn from industry professionals, but you will also share in the culture of accountability at Stratas Foods.

    HOURS AND COMPENSATION

    A typical workweek is 40 hours, Monday through Friday 8a – 5p, with flexibility due to summer classes. This position pays $16 per hour.

    JOB SUMMARY

    As an intern, key responsibilities will include the following:

    • Review current risk management reports, update as needed, and make recommendations to change.
    • Learn the tools and process of procurement. Participate in Request for Pricing.
    • Communicate with operations to understand their needs and requirement of items procured.
    • Research potential new suppliers.
    • Learn supply chain management for rail and truck logistics.
    • Manage incoming selected projects to ensure compliance.
    • Assist Procurement Team in various and sundry projects

    CANDIDATE PROFILE

    The ideal candidate will have the following:

    An individual who has at least 1 years of undergraduate studies remaining

    A hard working individual willing to dig to the bottom of every issue

    A concentration in accounting, finance, economics, supply chain or related field

    Strong communication skills

    A highly motivated self-starter

    Strong organizational skills

    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Qualifications

    Qualifications

    CANDIDATE PROFILE

    The ideal candidate will have the following:

    • An individual who has at least 1 years of undergraduate studies remaining
    • A hard working individual willing to dig to the bottom of every issue
    • A concentration in accounting, finance, economics, supply chain or related field
    • Strong communication skills
    • A highly motivated self-starter
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

    Additional Information

    COMPETENCIES:

    1. COMMUNICATIONS – Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills in dealing with those both internal and external to Stratas are critical to success

    2. LEADERSHIP - Ability to lead others in the directions necessary to achieve mutually beneficial goals is important

    3. ANALYTICAL SKILLS – Having both the ability and competency to evaluate a variety of alternatives and pick the best solution in a dynamic work environment

    4. ROOT CAUSE PROBLEM-SOLVING TECHNIQUES: Critical to a line manufacturing process

    5. DEVELOPING TEAMWORK AND PRODUCTIVITY: Being proactive in employee relations efforts serves all well

  • Industry
    Biotechnology
  • Locations
    Memphis, TN • Cordova, TN