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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
10/22/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Procurement Intern
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Allison Transmission | Indianapolis, IN
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Job Description

Job Title:

Procurement Intern

Job Description:

JOIN THE TEAM THAT'S POWERING PROGRESS

Building cities. Driving commerce. Saving lives. For over 100 years, Allison Transmission has powered the vehicles and technology that move our world forward.

What powers us? Our employees. From the first person hired by James Allison in 1915 to the thousands across the globe who work for Allison today, we're driving progress everywhere because we employ top talent worldwide.

This is an exciting opportunity in Indianapolis, IN for a Procurement Intern.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin driving your career forward!

Summary:

The Purchasing Intern will gain exposure and experience in:

* First-hand experience of the work cycle associated with the procurement of goods and services
* Experience the critical interfaces of Procurement with the other vital functions in the business enterprise
* Participate in the challenging and dynamic aspects of interactions with a large, global, industrial based supply base
* Apply critical thinking skills applied to prioritized projects and programs
* Experience first-hand the opportunity to gather relevant data, establish a project plan, prepare a proposal, seek approval and execute a plan
* Gain exposure to industry standards and best practices for manufacturing based processes and products
* Meeting a diverse group of dedicated professionals and peers who are driven by continuous learning, improving the products and processes, and who are inspired to grow in new markets with innovative products

Responsibilities:

Contribute to the various Procurement roles by:

* Completing challenging and meaningful projects in a face paced environment
* Functioning as a critical liaison between manufacturing team, the supply base, and the company's internal organization
* Analyzing, preparing, and reporting on business-critical information to the broader Procurement team
* Offer valuable continuous improvement recommendations on various technical and business based processes within Procurement

Experience:

* Education Requirement: College undergraduate or graduate status with 1-3 years at an accredited college or university, pursuing an academic field of study related to Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business, or Management.
* Required Experience:
* Strong oral and written communication skills are required.
* Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.
* Analytical ability to solve complex problems.


* Due to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Intern must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Allison Transmission is an equal opportunity employer. We have opportunities for all qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran requiring assistance and/or reasonable accommodations reviewing any of the careers information, please contact us at 317-242-5000.

Primary Location:

Indianapolis, IN

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About Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission, Inc. (Allison) is the premier global provider of commercial duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems. Allison products are specified by over 250 of the world's leading vehicle manufacturers and are used in many market sectors including bus, refuse, fire, construction, distribution, military and specialty applications. Founded in 1915, the Allison business is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. and employs approximately 3,000 people.