Intern Supply Chain (located in CHARLOTTE, NC)
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POST DATE 3/21/2017
END DATE 6/28/2017
Parker Hannifin Corporation
PORT WASHINGTON, NY
JOB DESCRIPTIONOrg Marketing Statement
With annual sales of $11 billion in fiscal year 2016, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 60 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.
This position supports individual sourcing projects and/or a set of assigned commodities by deploying best practices, procurement tools, and negotiation skills. Also assists in contract execution, implementation, and supplier reviews for assigned contracts. The Supply Chain Intern works collaboratively and proactively to identify process, sourcing, and contract improvement opportunities. Scope/Supervision and Interaction Position reports directly to the Division Sourcing and Procurement Manager Essential Functions Manage the activities of the Division s purchases of assigned commodities including development of supplier selection criteria based on evaluations of price, quality, delivery, certifications, and compliance. Identify, select, and negotiate with suppliers in response to material requirements/cost issues. Establish procedures to best leverage the Division s position. Ensure sourcing strategy reflects consistent utilization of strategic suppliers. Support new product launches or product changes through supplier identification and negotiation. Work proactively with suppliers to identify and implement continuous improvement programs addressing quality, delivery, service, and price. Develop and benchmark best practices among Division suppliers and maintain accurate supplier performance measurements and records for evaluation of suppliers. Ensure expenditures are consistent with Division strategies and within department budgets. Assist with negotiations for new sourcing requirements.
Currently pursuing 4-year degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management or related field. Experience and/or exposure to supply chain concepts and methodologies through relevant experience or coursework. Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend improvement opportunities. Must have intermediate computer skills and be able to understand electronic processing. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface will all internal and external contacts. Additional Comments The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. ( Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor ) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf