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SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of more than 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Summary:
Our Procurement team works across the entire organization to support the company’s efforts around strategic sourcing, procurement processes, supplier management, and other aspects of the company’s global operations.

Primary Responsibilities:
The Procurement Intern will play an integral role in the success of the group. Specifically s/he will be responsible for:
  • Assist in creating SOP's for efficient Procurement processes
  • Perform spend analysis
  • Evaluate and analyze supplier RFX responses
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvement efforts
  • Assist in preparing for supplier negotiations with market research and benchmarking analysis
  • Consolidate and standardize the supplier base
  • Update GEP database with current contracts
  • Perform other adhoc duties as required by the Director of Procurement
This position reports to the USA Director of Procurement

Education and Required Skills:
  • Must currently be enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university
  • Have completed at least freshman year of a Bachelors Degree
  • Preference for candidates studying Supply Chain Management, Finance or Business
  • Have at least a 3.5/4.0 overall GPA
  • Available to work full-time (40 hours/week) for 10-12 weeks during the 2017 summer
  • Must be proficient in MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Project and Outlook
  • Experience in Oracle a plus
  • Differentiating characteristics include: Leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills, strong verbal & written communication skills, self-starter and academic extracurricular activities
  • Ability to manage multiple and challenging tasks
  • On time/Dependable
  • Organized
Additional Information:
• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
• SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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