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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
2/20/2019
Job Category:
Administration
Purchasing Intern
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Graco | Rogers, MN
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Job Description

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Assist and support the purchasing department staff (both direct and indirect) with cost reduction, quality improvement and continuous improvement projects and initiatives.

Graco is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly-engineered systems for numerous industrial and commercial applications. We have excellent corporate opportunities including positions in accounting, finance, information technology, purchasing, marketing, communications and human resources. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016 & 2018.

Essential Duties:

* Conduct market intelligence allowing for data collection and analysis on major commodity/part cost drivers.
* Monitor key department metrics on a weekly basis.
* Track and monitor first article supplier tooling build.
* Support supplier risk mitigation initiative.
* Support conflict minerals and trade compliance requirements.

Position Requirements:

* Entering College junior level or higher, pursuing a four-year degree in business or supply chain management.
* Good verbal and written skills.
* Competent PC skills and MS Office experience.
* Course work or experience in supply chain or manufacturing preferred.

Proven Quality. Leading Technology. Launch your career with Graco!

Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for both professional development and career progression.

Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!

About Graco

Graco Inc. is engaged in providing fluid handling solutions to organizations involved in manufacturing, processing, construction and maintenance globally. The Company and its subsidiaries sell a range of products in the North and South America, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific. The Company operates in three business segments: industrial, contractor and lubrication. In February 2008, Cohesant Technologies Inc. announced that it completed the sale of its GlasCraft subsidiary effected through the merger of Cohesant Technologies with Graco Indiana Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Graco Inc. In August 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of Lubrication Scientifics, Inc. (LubeSci). (Source: 10-K)