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Intern - Procurement

Company: Amcor
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Amcor Rigid Packaging Internship Posting
Role: Intern - Procurement
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Join Amcor and you can be part of the team that makes the packaging of the future better for people and our planet.

Here at Amcor, we work together every day to make a positive impact on the lives of millions of people across the globe by providing packaging for essential products, including food, beverages, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal care.

We are sustainability leaders in our industry. We are the first global packaging company to commit to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025. Our products are vital to support the lives of millions of people across the globe every day.

We are always looking for talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a difference. Working at Amcor means you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is committed to innovating and driving new solutions to create more sustainable packaging solutions.

At Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP), our teams are focused on developing and making plastic bottles and jars that create a unique experience and are better for the environment. -Our bottles and jars are primarily made from PET (polyethylene terephthalate), which has rapidly become the world's preferred packaging material. PET is lightweight, shatterproof, recloseable, resealable, reusable and infinitely recyclable*.

With approximately 6,000 people across about 50 manufacturing operations in 11 countries and an annual revenue of US$2.9 Billion, ARP provides rigid packaging solutions to the beverage, pharmaceutical, food, and home and personal care segments.

Learn more about the many benefits of PET bottles here.
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*with existing technologies including chemical recycling

About the Opportunity :

Amcor Rigid Packaging is seeking an intern/co-op that will commence in May 2022 -and will give the selected student; a challenging project-based work experience, the opportunity to learn about Amcor Rigid Packaging business, the packaging industry, and receive mentorship from business leaders. -This role will report to one of our Procurement Leaders -and have significant exposure to our business and leadership teams.

Internship Assignments:

This internship offers a broad experience within the Amcor Procurement Group and the selected intern will gain experience leading and contributing towards robust procurement projects. - There are multiple internships available and projects may include the following:
Develop and improve data analytics to drive stronger negotiating positions during the tender/bid process
Lead or support key ongoing procurement projects and initiatives to drive impactful business results (PBIT, Payment Terms etc.)
Support the deployment and communication of new, or changes to existing, business processes, policies and metrics across Procurement
Support managers in the planning and/or execution of the strategic processes used to source services and/or products from third party suppliers
Support cross-functional business process improvement initiatives
Support and, as required, lead benchmarking activities to determine industry best practices, metrics and processes
Participate in and, as required, lead brainstorming sessions focused on problem solving in support of Procurement initiatives
Perform analytical reviews and conduct research on a variety of projects within Procurement

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Packaging, Procurement, Supply Chain Management or Business -Major (Preferred)
Must have at least Sophomore standing at time of application
3.2 GPA or higher, cumulatively
Legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

Demonstrated leadership abilities
Strong analytical and project management skills
Motivation to learn and take challenges
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work within a team-based environment
A continuous improvement and innovative mindset
Initiative to meet project milestones and deadlines
Understanding of SAP


Keywords: Amcor, Ann Arbor , Intern - Procurement, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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