Project Sourcing – Summer Intern
Alcatel-Lucent 573 reviews - Murray Hill, KY

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Join the team that's transforming the way the world communicates!

As a global leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband access, carrier and enterprise IP technologies, applications, and services, Alcatel-Lucent offers the end-to-end solutions that enable compelling communications services for people at home, at work and on the move.

The Team:
The North America Project Sourcing team is responsible for third party procurement in support of customer projects covering US, Canada and South America. This team of experts collaborates with the delivery teams and business groups and across PDC (Procurement & Design to Cost) to ensure customer opportunities are bid, won, and optimized utilizing quality suppliers and competitive, negotiated pricing.

The Position:
This summer intern position will assist the North America Project Sourcing team within Alcatel-Lucent's Procurement and Design to Cost Organization to analyze and manage supplier contracts, including purchase orders, to enhance operational performance.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Annual purchase order management in accordance with SOX compliance.

Supports contract negotiations which include pricing, as well as terms and conditions for mid to high range spend budgets or more complex suppliers.

Analyze contract documents to determine contractual obligations, preparing recommendations regarding acceptance or modifications.

May help develop, manage or influence implementation of commodity/technology policies and consumption polices related to spending and driving consumption lower.

Develop project objectives and prioritize work based on customer requirements and internal guidelines.

Supplier data base and shared drive folder maintenance.

Measure results and produce summary reports.

Manage supplier qualification process, including supplier survey management.

Manage Certificate of Insurance process for suppliers; follow up to ensure completion.

Develop and implement a questionnaire to be administered to all active suppliers. Report results to Senior Leadership Team.

Responsible for tracking and recording the information on supplier contact information.


Essential Skills:
Must be organized

Able to work independently

Be a team builder and player

Excellent written and oral communications skills

People oriented

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Required Qualifications:
Must be pursuing a Bachelors degree or higher in Business Administration, Procurement, Supply Chain from an accredited college/university

Must have at least a 3.0 GPA

Able to work from one of the following locations: Alpharetta, GA; Murray Hill, NJ; Naperville, IL or Plano, TX office

Alcatel-Lucent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.



Primary Location

Americas-United States-Murray Hill

Other Locations

Americas-United States-Naperville, Americas-United States-Plano, TX, Americas-United States-Alpharetta



About this company
573 reviews
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, to...