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Global Sourcing (Supply Chain) Intern, Summer 2022

May 18 - August 5, 2021

The purpose of this position is to assist in the analysis of the existing purchasing projects as well as assist in the evaluation of potential business development opportunities.

Analysis Function
  • Perform business unit and financial analysis 
  • Relate profitability, input costs, and strategic planning
  • Utilize Tableau to analyze and design procurement data visualizations
Special Projects 
  • Apply LEAN methodologies to design and implement improvement initiatives
  • Design and implementation of key business projects 
  • Conduct research on commodities and trends
  • Analyzing research results – both quantitatively and qualitatively, in written and presentation form 
  • Formulating a recommendation based upon your analysis
  • Properly documenting and supporting your research and analysis 
  • Develop materials for internal and external meetings 

Other Frequent Duties:
  • Collection of published data related to commodity trading 
  • Assembly of market intelligence from industry professionals
  • Assist with the coordination of inbound raw materials
  • Verify data integrity with suppliers
Perform other duties as assigned

Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher – Ag Business, or Business related degree 
**Senior or Junior status required
Experience Required: Financial analysis and analytical business experience preferred
**Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred
Skills Required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
  • Advanced math, finance, and accounting skills 
  • Strong analytical research

 Special skills or knowledge preferred:
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge in data analysis