Job Description Summary # Job Description Summary/Purpose of Position Under the leadership and direction of staff within the Procurement Department, this semester long internship will offer the opportunity for a student to gain solid purchasing, sourcing, product development, and supplier management experience by working in a dynamic environment for a leading global medical device company. The Sourcing department is responsible for purchasing complex components, assemblies, finished goods and services for new product development and manufacturing support. This intern will provide support and customer service for internal cross-functional teams while complying with our sourcing and corporate procedures. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is highly motivated to grow within the organization in the future, and thrives on an environment of creativity and accountability. This individual will assist in the areas of sourcing, quoting, tracking, and monitoring purchase orders for new product lines in development, as well as contribute to the development and implementation of streamlined department processes. In addition this individual will help assess future opportunities for reducing costs of materials and services throughout the division. The Sourcing Intern will also participate in weekly project meetings, quarterly all employee meetings, attend other company meetings, and participate in several 1:1 meetings with the leadership at the division to discuss career options in the medical device field. This is a paid position. Essential Duties and Position Responsibilities + Placing and expediting purchase orders for on-time delivery with our suppliers + Process mapping with recommendations on efficiencies in several areas or operations and purchasing + Assist in cost improvement projects + Perform Make vs. Buy and other strategic analysis and present recommendations to management + Support key audits during the semester + Interact with ERP/MRP Systems (JDE) Knowledge and Skills Formal Education: + Business major or equivalent undergrad or masters level program (e.g. MBA) Specialized Skills: + Excellent personal communication skills + Must have the ability to work on several projects simultaneously + Must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment of accountability + Must be able to analyze data/make data based recommendations + Strong organizational skills and detail oriented + Understanding of Microsoft Office Software applications and web based systems a plus + Exceptional drive to pursue a career in medical device Desired Availability + Minimum of 20 hours of availability per week – Up to 40 hours per week in summer + During regular business hours 8AM-5PM Monday – Friday Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status. # Primary Work LocationUSA RI – Warwick # Additional Locations # Work Shift Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.