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Intern - Purchasing

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Paris
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
Job Purpose
Dana is seeking to fill the position of Purchasing Intern inParis, TN. We are currently seeking a highly motivated student or recent graduate. The main responsibilities of this position will be to support the Dana Power Technologies North America Purchasing Group by using intuitive and innovative supply chain management tools to facilitate ongoing supplier sourcing and supplier management activities. The chosen intern will be involved with buyers and purchasing analysts through all aspects of supply chain management including data collection, data analysis, data reporting, quote package preparation, commodity strategy research and market analysis, and purchasing department presentations. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in Purchasing or Supply Chain Management. We are looking for assertive, energetic and creative people to join our team.
Job Duties and Responsibilities

* Collect, analyze, and report supplier and commodity market data using intuitive and innovative supply chain management tools.

* Evaluate and collaborate with buyers, engineering, operations, and sales on variances to new VA/VE tracker.

* Support analysts in the issuing of purchase orders.

* Participate in supplier meetings with buyers when necessary.

* Interface both verbally and in written format with both external and internal customers and suppliers.

* Serve as backup for the Purchasing Analyst.


* Direct and concise.

* Keep people informed with good communication skills.

* Listens effectively to others.

* Effective at working in team situations.

* Originates action. Finds ways to get things done.

* Promotes continuous improvement. Ensure quality practices and procedures.

* Responds thoroughly and timely to customer needs.

* Must be able to communicate effectively in the English language.

* Must be PC literate, i.e. word-processing, PowerPoint, and spreadsheets knowledgeable.


* 3.0 GPA, preferred.

* At least 1-2 years undergraduate education in related field required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Keywords: Dana Corp, Clarksville , Intern - Purchasing, Professions , Paris, Tennessee

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