Supply Chain Intern

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Bedford, OH

This position provides general support as well as assistance on project based-assignments for the purchasing department


* Documentation organization for purchasing functions: new vendor set up, requisition creation, requisition routing, purchase order submission & tracking, invoice reconciliation and approval; contracts, confidentiality agreements, API and related project information tracking, etc.

* API availability database responsibility

* Supplier management, materials and services commercial terms negotiations, along with shipping arrangement and cost control

* Meeting minutes control for supplier meetings and internal supply chain function meetings

* Provide update for tracking spreadsheet for project specific orders, capturing details of the Procure to Pay process for all orders

* Internal/external meeting coordination and visitor management

* Creates export documentation, coordinates shipments with internal and external customers for our WWI international shipments out of Memphis, TN distribution center. Maintains tracker sheet to identify shipments and their status

* Assists with follow up and tracking of international goods shipments for import and export out of Bedford, OH


Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office preferred) - strong word processing (MS Word), and spreadsheet (Excel) skills, excellent written and communication skills;

Strong organizational skills, ability to handle many tasks at once and ability to prioritize tasks;

Maturity to deal tactfully and professionally with all levels of employees;

A strong commitment to customer service.

Obtaining or recently acquired bachelor's degree in supply chain or closely related field.