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 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.
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.
Must be organized
Able to work independently
Be a team builder and player
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
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.
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