Bid Department Internship - Grand Rapids, MI
Gordon Food Service - Grand Rapids, MI

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Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong, stable and financially smart company? Do you want the opportunity for advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you; for more than a century we have been honoring our promises to our customers and employees. As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family-owned company has a history of pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.

The continued growth of current and new markets allows for the addition of new talent to join our team. We’re seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth and a place to make a difference in people’s lives. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service.

Bid Intern

The GFS Bid Department is responsible for processing requests for pricing on food and related items for cities, counties, states, and schools.

Among many responsibilities, this internship is involved in the following activities on a regular basis:

Assist in completing bid documentation for mailing

Enter bid information into the bid application

File and archive bids.

Assist with completing customer documents for submission in the bid response.

Input/import bid information into the Strategic Bid Application (SBA)

Key qualifications for this position include:
Excellent time management, organization and communication skills required

Strong analytical and decision-making skills

Self-motivated, detail-oriented

Effective written and verbal communication skills

Ability and willingness to learn

Enjoy problem solving

Key requirements for this position include:
Pursuing a degree in Business Administration, or related field

Currently enrolled as a full time student

Completed at least 2 semesters of college level courses

Must have at least 1 semester of classes left when the internship begins (can’t have graduated )

Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel

Experience with Word, Adobe Writer, and email software

Ability to work 20 hours April 8-May 10 and 40 hours May 10 through August 23

What we offer our employees here at Gordon Food Service:
An environment where hard work, customer service and integrity are part of our operational practices and value system

Paid Internship

“Real life” experience

For more information about Gordon Food Service, please visit .

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

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For more than 110 years, Gordon Food Service has been honoring our promises to our customers and our employees. As the largest family-owned...