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2022 Hardware Commodity Specialist - Intern, AWS Energy Team

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United States  United States
Internship, IT/Technology, English

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Job summary
(COMPANY NAME) Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic, growing business unit within Axxxxx.xxm that provides a broad set of infrastructure services including computing power, storage options, networking and databases available on demand. We are the leader in cloud computing and our pioneers are embracing innovation, building the future, and making history! The Infrastructure team provides AWS and Axxxxx.xxm with the compute, network and datacenter capacity that are the foundations of the retail and cloud business.

At (COMPANY NAME), we're not just looking for people who want to be part of a business. We're searching for people who want to build businesses. The Procurement organization is critical to (COMPANY NAME)'s success. Every day we face unique supply chain challenges that involve millions of unique products and tens of millions of customers. At (COMPANY NAME) we will give you all the autonomy you need to innovate on behalf of our customers.

**Data Center Services Procurement (DCSP)** supports Data Center Global Services (DCGS) and Infrastructure Operations (InfraOps) in obtaining the best services at the lowest, most competitive costs. We also seek ways to partner with suppliers for the long-term benefit of (COMPANY NAME).

Key job responsibilities
Whatever your background, if you love a call for tenders and negotiation with suppliers, if you have a passion for reporting, forecasting and building KPI dashboards that will support the business in optimizing their strategies and workflows, if you like creating easy to follow processes and training your business partners, (COMPANY NAME) and the procurement team are a great place to be. Because it's only by coming up with new ideas and challenging the status quo that we can continue to be the most customer-centric company on Earth, we're all about flexibility: we expect you to adapt quickly to all the changes around you, and we encourage you to try new things.

(COMPANY NAME) is looking for ambitious and enthusiastic students to join our unique world as interns. An (COMPANY NAME) internship will provide you with an unforgettable experience in a fast-paced, dynamic and international environment; it will boost your resume and will provide a superb introduction to our activities.

The Procurement Team is in charge of purchasing all construction related CAPEX activities (Architects, Design Engineers, General Contractors, and Quantity Surveyors) required by the different functions within AWS. As an intern within this team you will put your analytical and technical skills to the test and roll up your sleeves to complete a project that will contribute to improve the functionality and level of service that the team provides to our customers. This could include:

* Running an end to end tender process
* Pulling source information and update SRM models to provide ongoing strategic analysis for key customers
* Managing the supplier onboarding and qualification process
* Engaging and facilitating procurement for multiple categories within AWS
* Developing and enhancing interdepartmental communication
* Striving for continual improvement in supplier service and costs

A day in the life
Data Center Services Procurement supports Data Center Global Services (DCGS) and Infrastructure Operations (InfraOps) in obtaining the best services at the lowest, most competitive costs. We also seek ways to partner with suppliers for the long-term benefit of (COMPANY NAME).

DCSP manages the full "Supplier Lifecycle" including Strategic Sourcing and Intake, Onboarding, Solicitations, Spending and Transaction Policy (S&TP) Compliance, and Supplier Development


* Currently enrolled in Associates, Bachelors or greater degree program in Business, Procurement, Logistics, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Analysis, Construction, or other related fields.
* Graduating between December 2022 to September 2023


* Interest in procurement, SRM and category management
* Strong professional maturity and ability to communicate across all levels of the organization
* Familiarity with procurement management concepts - supplier qualification, due diligence, category management, RFI/RFQ/RFP, SRM, SBR/360 reviews,
* Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving environment, to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload even when faced with conflicting priorities
* Previous work experience - a summer job, internship or full-time role; experience in a related field or business.
* Experience with Tableau
* Experience with Excel VBA
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
* Ability to understand accounting, account payable teams and their processes
* Attention to detail, ability to do in-depth data mining, methodical approach to work while also seeking to understand the big picture
* Result driven with the ability to innovate and simplify current process and practices.

(COMPANY NAME) is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. (COMPANY NAME) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://wxx.xxxxxx.xxxx/xx/xxxxxxxxxx/xs

Source: Company website
Posted on: 25 Nov 2021
Type of job: Internship
Industry: Internet / New Media
Languages: English
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