International Sourcing & Procurement Internship
Hartland, WI 
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Job Description
  • International Product Sourcing & Procurement
  • Hartland, WI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Great learning opportunity, flexible schedule

The International Sourcing & Procurement Internship will assist in the international sourcing and procurement process as a member of our international product sourcing team. Located at the Batteries Plus Bulbs corporate office and national headquarters in Hartland, WI, the International Sourcing & Procurement Internship will help support our 700+ stores nationwide. In this internship role, you will communicate by email and phone with our international suppliers, many of which are located in China (fluency in Mandarin strongly preferred). You will also assist in sourcing various battery and lighting products with our international suppliers to achieve cost savings and profitability, communicate and help build relationships with our international vendors, collect and analyze quotes, assist with sourcing projects, request product samples for evaluation and assist our Supply Chain and Quality Assurance teams.

The International Sourcing & Procurement Internship will be a current student working towards a Bachelor's Degree in International Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field, posses advanced Excel skills, and ideally be fluent in speaking Mandarin to communicate with many of our global suppliers located in China. Does this sound like an exciting internship opportunity? If yes, apply today for consideration.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with sourcing product with international suppliers
  • Communicate by email and phone with international suppliers to help build and maintain relationships with vendors located in China
    • Fluency in Mandarin strongly preferred
  • Assist the sourcing team with new supplier qualifications and related documentation
  • Coordinate periodical audits and performance evaluations of suppliers
  • Assist in new supplier qualification, coordinating factory audit and approval
  • Assist the Supply Chain team and Quality Assurance team as required relating to vendor relations

Qualifications

  • Current student working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, International Business, Business, Engineering, STEM, or related field
  • Solid understanding of purchasing and international supply chain concepts
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills
  • Proficient in MS Office including Excel
    • Prior knowledge of, or willingness to learn Google G-Suite
  • Ability to work at least 15-20 hours per week
  • Fluency in speaking Mandarin strongly preferred

A Bit About Us:

Trust is the center of our business. It governs everything we do and makes up the heart of our brand promise, "Today and every day, our neighbors trust us to help repower their lives". Our story began in 1988 with a single location in Green Bay, WI. Today, Batteries Plus Bulbs has over 700 retail store locations across the country. We are the nation's largest growing battery and light bulb franchise. Our stores provide an impressive selection of batteries, light bulbs, fixtures, keys & key fobs, and we offer convenient services like phone and tablet repair. Batteries Plus Bulbs associates are trustworthy, helpful, reliable, resourceful, and passionate. We are powered by a culture of trust, something we have to earn everyday by living up to our values.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Batteries Plus Bulbshttps://batteriesplusbulbs.applicantpro.com

Batteries Plus Bulbs is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Hourly
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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