Supply Chain Intern - 1st shift, South Plainfield, NJ

South Plainfield / New Jersey / United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Supply Chain Intern - 1st shift, South Plainfield, NJ


901 Durham Ave
South Plainfield, New Jersey, 07080
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE: Assist in the collection and analysis of spend data to be used to identify cost savings opportunities throughout the organization.

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Executes data collection templates for various spend categories.
  • Develops relevant analyses that summarize spend by location along with potential cost savings opportunities.
  • Facilitates RFQ’s.
  • Maintains Curtis Fitch Contract Management and Vendor Management modules as it relates to the Indirect spend categories.
  • Coordinates required procurement communications across corporate companies. 
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a concentration in Supply Chain, Business, IT or other related disciplines.
  • Must have strong analytical skills.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Must have ability to use basic algebra and geometry to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, proportion, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Must be proficient in personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, etc.
  • Must have ability to answer the telephone and provide information/assistance to others in a professional manner.
  • Must have knowledge of modern office procedures and methods including, but not limited to, telephone communications, office systems and record keeping.
  • Must have ability to establish, maintain, and retrieve information in databases.
  • Must be reliable and dependable.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining
a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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