Procurement Internship Summer 2021

Steelcase | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 9/16/2020
Description

Who we are:

Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've evolved into the global leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world to have a better day at work.

We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability and develop insights in every part of our business.

Why people choose to work with us:

Our Procurement leadership and organization are dedicated to the intern program. We offer a welcoming atmosphere where you will feel comfortable applying your classroom insights. We strive to create an environment focused on mentoring. Our interns love our open workspace where you’ll be sitting alongside all members of the team, including leadership.


In addition to project-based work, we will help you identify your strengths, facilitate networking experiences with other functions as well as do a “speed-greeting” event with the top operations leadership. We are confident you will enjoy coming to work because we work hard, have fun and make you feel part of the team.

What you will be doing:

Your project-based work comes with a coach and would be focused on one of more of the following topics: strategic supply chains, cost/margin evaluations, strengthening agility, analyzing supplier risk, reliability, and trust.


We will bridge your work and work relationships with the Procurement team through presentations that let you introduce yourself to the team and present your project discoveries. Connecting directly with suppliers, supplier facilities and our own manufacturing will be part of the internship.

Who you are:

  • Do you love looking at opportunities with a fresh perspective?
  • Are you confident enough to offer your opinions and suggestions?
  • Is the idea of responsible freedom and an open work environment intriguing?
  • Do you have computer skills and know how to use them?

Qualifications:

Ideal majors:

  • Supply Chain
  • Logistics
  • Applied Engineering
  • Business/business analytics

Top candidates are rising juniors/seniors or MBA candidates.

Your Future Team:

The Procurement team is a creative cohort of "includers" and relationship builders. Our focus is to create the most efficient and reliable supply chains that support our businesses growing requirements. We want you to feel part of our work family.

FYI:

We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to get better. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different than themselves. Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and fathers, and everyone else are all invited to apply.


We seek to find the best person to fill this role and will not discriminate based on race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.


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