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Procurement Summer Intern - Grand Rapids, MI

Job Title:  Procurement Intern - Grand Rapids, MI
Job Description:
·      Procure material, equipment, supplies, services, and commodity products of low to medium value and medium to high volume
·      Evaluate cost and analyze supplier bids to attain best overall value
·      Negotiate price, delivery and quality of products/services and determine supplier selections
·      Track all Purchase Orders through reports, work matched exceptions, open commitments, receiving discrepancies, returns, supplier discrepancies, and problem reports/supplier corrective action responses. Interface with receiving and accounting to resolve issues
·      Manage supplier relationship through the acquisition process
·      Confer with suppliers to determine factors that affect competitive total cost of ownership consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Evaluate root cause and corrective action with suppliers on late delivery performance
·      Interpret FAR/DFAR/ITAR laws, rules and regulations regarding import/export control certifications and licenses
·    Enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Operations Management, General Business Management, Business Administration or related field
·      GPA of 3.0 or greater
Preferred Skills: 
·    Experience in Supply Chain principles and concepts, spend management tools, purchasing insight into buying and selling principles, negotiations, awareness of different contract types, financial and quantitative analytical skills, commodity management, supplier and performance measurement tools, and exposure to sourcing process, and Lean Six Sigma