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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 12/6/2016

The Dannon Company, Inc. White Plains, NY

Company
The Dannon Company, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
326218901
AJE Ref #
576107820
Location
White Plains, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Temporary
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Dannon, a subsidiary of Danone, is looking for a Purchasing Intern (Marketing Services team, Summer 2017 - Dannon in the United States (US) for White Plains, NY.

Danone is a global food company holding top positions in healthy food through its four businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical Nutrition. Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success. It gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners worldwide on an everyday basis. For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Danone truly has something special inside.





As part of the North American Sourcing & Supplier Development Indirect Spend team, the primary purpose of this internship is to support the Goods & Services Supply Chain Sourcing team, lead and deliver Goods & Services projects and support the compliance of the function.



The position will be based in White Plains, NY and will interact with various cross-functional partners, including Finance, Legal, Supply Chain, and Global Purchasing, and will also interact with our external supply base. The SSD Indirect Service Intern will be required to have proven communication, collaborative, analytical and negotiation skills.



The internship dates for this role are expected to be May July/August 2017.



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SSD Indirect Service Intern



As part of the North American Sourcing & Supplier Development Indirect Spend team, the primary purpose of this internship is to support the Goods & Services Supply Chain Sourcing team, lead and deliver Goods & Services projects and support the compliance of the function.



The position will be based in White Plains, NY and will interact with various cross-functional partners, including Finance, Legal, Supply Chain, and Global Purchasing, and will also interact with our external supply base. The SSD Indirect Service Intern will be required to have proven communication, collaborative, analytical and negotiation skills.



The internship dates for this role are expected to be May July/August 2017.



The ideal candidate will possess:

* Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program with a major in Economics, Supply Chain, Finance, Risk Management or related business.

* Knowledge of the purchasing function with strong negotiation and communication skills

* Be curious, open minded, with the ability to work in a multicultural environment and be easily adaptable

* Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional, matrix environment

* Proactive thinker - anticipates issues/opportunities & can work through multiple simultaneous projects

* Project management skills and behavior

* Team spirited; drives and lead change by engaging people

* Resilience, determination, and flexibility

* Comfortable in facing paradoxes or contradictions with resilience and tenacity

* Fluent in English



For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit danone.com. Join our team and Contribute To A Healthier World!
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The Dannon Company is a US-subsidiary of Danone, a Fortune 500 company and one of the most successful health-focused food companies in the world with leading positions in fresh dairy products, water, baby nutrition and medical nutrition. Danone s mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Our core values foster individual professional growth. We reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. There truly is something very special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our people, our products and our culture. If you like what you have learned, we encourage you to apply and learn more.

Dannon is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
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