Procurement Intern

  • Indigo
  • Memphis, TN
  • Sep 08, 2021

Job Description

We’re an international agtech startup pioneering an ambitious mission in a high growth industry where agriculture meets technology to solve our toughest climate and economic challenges. Through the use of data-driven insights, natural microbiology, and innovative digital technologies, Indigo is partnering across the supply chain, ultimately cultivating a scalable climate solution and enhanced partner ecosystem that beneficially serves farmers, consumers, and the planet alike.

Our mission is unique, and therefore our teams are too: from multigenerational farming gurus who understand the land as though it were an extension of themselves, to cutting-edge techies on the frontier of innovation, our teams are a reflection of the range of the stakeholders we serve: the Earth, the Farmer, and the Consumer.

The Procurement Intern will support the Procurement team with sourcing products and services, collaborating with cross-functional internal customers in investigating opportunities to lower costs, and executing category strategies. They will also assist the supplier relationship management, including negotiations.

This internship opportunity will be part-time, 15 hours per week. We will be as flexible as possible working around school schedules. 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Category strategy development, business integration and execution
  • Business value optimization
  • End to end knowledge of the Procure to Pay process
  • Proficiency with Oracle ERP and Coupa data systems
  • Project management skills

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Processing Requisitions into Purchase Orders
  • Create, issue and follow up on RFPs
  • Supplier correspondence
  • Stakeholder communications
  • Analytical initiatives (department spend)
  • Report and presentation preparation
  • Administrative activities

COMPETENCIES

  • Thrive in a demanding, dynamic, and rewarding environment
  • Able to influence others, anticipate needs and be proactive
  • Data-driven/strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Supply Chain Management or related business management studies and/or experience
  • Passion for tech industry and how Indigo's technology can 'Harness nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet’
  • Microsoft office applications (eg. Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

WHO YOU’LL BE WORKING WITH

  • Supply Chain
  • Manufacturing
  • Commercial Operations
  • R&D
  • IT
  • Finance

Organization Type

Company

Sectors

Food & Agriculture

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