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Purchasing Intern

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Company : Safran Electrical Components Job field : Purchasing Location : Denton (tx) , Texas , United States Contract type : Internship / Student Contract duration : Part-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : First experience Professional status : Employees / Staff Salary range : -
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Job Description

POWERED BY TRUST. At Safran Electrical & Power, we're all about trust: the trust employees place in the Safran Group and the trust customers place in us. We trust our employees to bring bold ideas to build the future of aerospace together, contributing to our ranking by Forbes as the 28th World's Best Employer in 2022. In the role of Production Intern you define and enhance the processes required to ensure production of cost effective and quality products. You'll have the opportunity to interface with product engineering, manufacturing leadership, and support teams to meet business unit goals. If you're looking for the opportunity to apply your talents and demonstrate your enthusiasm for the aerospace industry as we build smarter electrical solutions for a better flight, this could be the position for you!

This position contributes to our vision by:
 Assist in sourcing suppliers and conducting market research to identify potential vendors for products and services.
 Collaborate with internal teams to understand procurement needs and requirements.
 Assist in negotiating pricing, terms, and contracts with suppliers.
 Help maintain accurate records of purchases, pricing, and inventory levels.
 Monitor supplier performance and address any issues or concerns.
 Assist in analyzing data to identify cost-saving opportunities and improve purchasing processes.
 Support in the coordination of logistics and delivery schedules.
 Assist in maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and exploring opportunities for new partnerships.
 Stay updated on industry trends, market conditions, and best practices in procurement.

Highlights from our facility:

As the North American headquarters for Safran Electrical & Power, the Denton, Texas facility's diverse team works together to innovate smarter electrical solutions for a better flight. Safran is a champion of the local community and supports programs like United Way, Serve Denton, and the Denton Independent School District, among other local organizations. Safran has won many prestigious awards from our customers, including the Sikorsky Elite Supplier and the Boeing Supplier of the Year. Located in the heart of North Texas, Denton is home to two major universities and a vibrant arts and music community!

Discover Safran through our videos: https://www.safran-group.com/videos/safran-corporate.

Complementary Description

Ongoing initiatives, like Women@Safran and our engagement action plans, have helped to create a diverse, inclusive, empowered, people-first, excellence-driven culture, making Safran Electrical & Power a great place to work.

The CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) strategy, Engage for the Future, is based on four pillars: decarbonizing aviation, being an exemplary employer, exemplifying responsible industry, and affirming our commitment to society. In response to the urgent climate challenge, Safran has an ambitious policy to support the transition to carbon-neutral aviation by 2050, involving all of our teams in the solutions. At Safran, we are passionate employees who work together for a sustainable future.

Safran Electrical & Power offers competitive salaries, recognition programs, comprehensive benefits, retirement plans with employer match, corporate university training courses, professional development programs, tuition assistance, flexible work scheduling and paid leave. We offer the opportunity for a rich and diverse career across over 300 job fields and international sites while our teams work to continuously develop their skills.

Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.

Job Requirements

Safran Electrical & Power looks for service-oriented team players with strong interpersonal skills, the right attitude and adaptability to an innovative and evolving environment.

 Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
 Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. - Basic
 Excellent communication and negotiation skills. - Basic
 Detail-oriented with strong organizational abilities. - Basic
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel. - Basic
 Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. - Basic
 Previous internship or work experience in procurement, supply chain, or a related field is a plus but not required

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Safran Electrical & Power is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. To verify the information in the job listing or if you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail [email protected]. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

This position requires access to technologies and hardware subject to US national security-based export control requirements. All applicants must be US Citizens, or otherwise authorized by the U.S. Government. No company sponsorship will be offered.

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3790, Russell Newman Boulevard 76209

Denton (tx)

Texas United States

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