Purchasing Intern - Summer 2019

Schneider Electric Foxboro, MA

About the Job

Schneider Electricâ„¢ creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: https://youtu.be/NlLJMv1Y7Hk .

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Exposure to basic processes of Purchasing with heavy emphasis on Procurement
  • Analyze parts and spend with suppliers to look for consolidation opportunities
  • Interact with suppliers to drive key metrics like on time delivery, Quality & Productivity
  • Interact with Materials, Engineering, Manufacturing & Quality functions and understand how supply chain impacts each of the functions
  • Develop reports to help analyze trends in various areas and drive corrective actions

Do you have these key experiences and qualifications?
  • Completed your sophomore or junior year in college
  • Preferred Fields of Study: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, International Business
  • The ability to influence and convince yet maintain an open mind to other ideas and approaches
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to accept and incorporate constructive criticism

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We're looking for people with a passion for success - on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY

Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.