Guardian

  • Procurement/Purchasing Internship

    Location LU-Dudelange | LU-Bascharage
    REF.
    2018-2141
    Category
    Procurement
  • Overview

    Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 17,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries; and the distribution of specialty building products. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit guardian.com for more information.

     

    Our float glass plants in Dudelange and Bascharage in Luxembourg have an immediate opening for a:            

    PROCUREMENT INTERNSHIP (m/f)

     

    Period: Up to twelve months internship starting in September/October 2018 – based in Dudelange, Luxembourg with regular interactions with our other country float glass plant in Bascharage

    Responsibilities

    Your challenge:

     

    • Day to day support to the Procurement department
    • Active participation to sourcing, plant tender negotiation, product standardization and assistance to internal customers on problem solving
    • Spend analysis and track opportunities to achieve best economical results to optimize and create savings
    • Collaborate with team members and participate to our project of Tool Crib Optimization
    • Provide local training on our procurement process and system to users to optimize the workflow
    • Maintain and update our contract database, item list & prices associated to our suppliers in our procurement system
    • Manage monthly Key Performance Indicators & reporting follow up

    Your profile:

    • A level + 3 years equivalent or more
    • Fluent in English and French, any other language skills are considered as assets
    • Good communication and negotiation skills
    • Customer oriented mindset – strong sense of service and support
    • Quick adaptation, team player, flexible and autonomous
    • Proactive, well-organized, accurate
    • Microsoft office (excel)

    What do we have to offer?

    Guardian companies are committed to offer an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website:

    https://www.guardian.com/en/about_us/market_based_management.html

     

    For more information visit us at www.guardian.com.   Guardian Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

     

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