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Internship - Global Strategic Sourcing Analyst Intern
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3M | Austin, TX
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At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives. With $33 billion in sales, our 93,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.

3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.

Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

Job Description:

3M is seeking a Global Strategic Sourcing Intern for the 3M Sourcing Operations Group for the summer of 2020. Here, you go.

As an intern, you can grow through challenging work, get involved in meaningful projects and receive great coaching from our leaders.

An internship is a temporary position within 3M. Interns typically work a full-time schedule throughout a 10-12 week assignment. This position is limited to working 899 hours per service credit year. 3M provides eligible interns with temporary housing and round-trip travel reimbursement in accordance with current policy.

As a Global Strategic Sourcing Intern, you will provide analytical support and lead projects for multiple assigned Sourcing category teams. You will also be a valuable team member on teams at 3Msupporting different Divisions or Businesses. This position will need to effectively work across disciplines within 3M, including Supply Chain, Engineering, Marketing, Human Resources and Manufacturing.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

* Uses Sourcing analysis tools/ applications to support Global Category Teams' sourcing activities and projects.
* Develops and expands knowledge of strategic analysis, supplier and market analysis, benchmarking and Sourcing effectiveness.
* Represents Sourcing on business unit and internal cross-functional teams.
* Increases knowledge of Sourcing Operations strategies and activities to meet specific 3M internal business unit requirements through assigned activities and projects.
* Identifies opportunities for process improvements that improve cost and service through analysis of sourcing information and metrics.

Basic Qualifications:

* Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institute

Preferred Qualifications:

* Current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
* Completed at minimum a junior year (6 semesters) by the start of the internship
* Previously completed an internship/co-op with 3M or another manufacturing company
* Experience with business processes and systems functionality within Procurement and/or Sourcing
* Intermediate (graphs, sorting data, basic formulas) proficiency with MS Excel
* Experience working with cross-functional teams
* Intermediate (hyperlinks, animation, org charts) proficiency with MS PowerPoint
* Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems

Location: St. Paul, MN: Austin, TX

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. It is in a candidate's best interest to apply early.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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About 3M

3M Company (3M) is a diversified technology company with global presence in industrial and transportation; health care; safety, security and protection services; consumer and office; display and graphics, and electro and communications. The Company is a primary manufacturer of products for many of the markets it serves. 3M operates in six operating business segments: industrial and transportation; health care; safety, security and protection services; consumer and office; display and graphics, and electro and communications. The Company's products are sold through numerous distribution channels, including directly to users and through numerous wholesalers, retailers, jobbers, distributors and dealers in a variety of trades in many countries worldwide. In February 2009, the Company announced the formation of its Renewable Energy Division within 3M's Industrial and Transportation Business.