Intern - Indirect Procurement
Sterling Heights, MI 
Posted 6 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Intern - Indirect Procurement
  • Requisition Number:2340
  • Position Type:Intern
  • Relocation Provided:No
  • Department:SCM- Production - L0452 (Indirect)
  • Location:Sterling Heights, MI (LDIVI)
  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree
  • Experience Required:Less than 1 year

Position Description:

The General Dynamics Land Systems Intern Program provides an opportunity for students looking to start or continue the transition from academia into industry. Our three-month internship assignments provide compensation based on area of study and class standing, and have the students embedded in key functional areas of our business, getting real-world experience and mentorship from seasoned professionals.
The Indirect Procurement Internship offers practical work experience in a wide range of procurement disciplines, including:
- Solicitation and preparation of Request for Quotes (RFQ's)
- Cost/Price analysis of quotes
- Proposal negotiations, including cost, lead time, and terms and conditions
- Purchase Order preparation, placement and continued administration/monitoring to assure subcontractor compliance
- Administer purchase orders, control costs, and assure on-time delivery to support program requirements
- Serve as the focal point between the suppliers and GDLS functional departments/program offices
- Manage quality, design, and payment issues with subcontractors
- Ensure GDLS compliance with applicable procurement laws and regulations
- Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

Candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Currently attending a university or college and enrolled in an undergraduate Supply Chain Management/Logistics or Business program
- Be at least 18 years old at the start of the internship.
- Be a U.S. Person (i.e. a lawful permanent resident of the U.S.)
- Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 is preferred

- Successfully pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
- Have the ability to complete a minimum of a three month assignment and work full time for the duration
Basic proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
- Demonstrated initiative and organizational skills
- Ability to work independently with direction from others
- Ability to use Oracle system & associated computer systems
- Strong communication (oral & written) and problem solving skills
- Work in a team environment to meet team objectives and performance metrics
- Perform under pressure to meet deadlines, provide timely updates, and communicate status with all parties involved
- Ability to multi-task and proper management of work day and buying deck

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
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Full Time
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