Procurement Internship, Summer 2020
Lafarge
 Dundee, MI

Overview

Who we are:

LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today's increasing urbanization. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, the Company has the building solutions to meet customers' needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project. We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.

In the United States, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, LafargeHolcim companies have sites located in 43 states and employ approximately 6,000 people. Our customers rely on us to help them design and build better communities with innovative solutions that deliver structural integrity and eco-efficiency. We are committed to contributing to Building Better Cities and are an active participant in local environmental, educational and sustainable construction initiatives, including relationships with the Wildlife Habitat Council and Habitat for Humanity.

These positions will be based out of one of our sites across the US.

Responsibilities

What we are looking for:

We are currently seeking Procurement Interns. The mission of the Procurement Organization is to increase the competitiveness of LafargeHolcim companies in the US by investing in people, leveraging the size, capitalizing on process and efficiency improvements associated with shared services, and building a world-class procurement organization. We continue to improve procurement efficiencies by implementing best in class processes, systems, and tools. The position will require strong skills in communication, excel, power point, database systems and analytics. Creative thinking and problem solving will also assist in success within the position.

Typical assignments might include:

  • Spend analysis
  • Support for sourcing activities
  • Supplier studies
  • Channel planning
  • Process optimization
  • Negotiation strategies
  • Special projects
  • Inventory strategies and optimization
  • Collaboration with Logistics, Finance, Legal and Operations Teams

Qualifications

Requirements:

Required Education: Must be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program