Generac Power Systems

Strategic Global Sourcing Intern

1 month ago(12/12/2017 5:13 PM)
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Generac Power Systems - Join the leader in the power industry! Our Corporate Office in Waukesha, WI is seeking a Strategic Global Sourcing Intern for our SGS team!


As an intern, you will gain hands-on experience in various supply chain functions while networking within a dynamic, people focused environment.  The position will interact with various suppliers, internal customers, and analysts on a daily basis while improving processes and execution across a growing, global organization.


You are responsible for a number of diverse functions within the organization.  While upholding a primary focus on sourcing, supplier management, and supplier development, the group is responsible for maintaining an agile and aggressive supply base while procuring high quality goods at a fair and competitive price.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities are driven by current organizational and business needs. Assignments could include one or more projects within the following areas:

  • Analysis of organizational spend;
  • Collection of Market Intelligence Data;
  • Development of comprehensive request for proposals, analysis and reporting of benchmarking information;
  • Participation in weekly and monthly organizational meetings;
  • Preparation and organization of power point presentations;
  • Review and development of process documentation as advised by cross-functional teams;
  • Record and audit reported savings and total cost of ownership;
  • Help obtain/process record retention documents;
  • Aid in material management escalations;
  • Aid in Supplier Strategy Development;
  • Development of Supplier Directory and other compliance/analyst related responsibilities;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in Business, Operations and Supply Chain or related degree program;

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills;
  • Advanced PC knowledge in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word;
  • Excellent organizational skills and highly analytical;
  • Value teamwork;
  • Open to innovation;
  • High ethical standards;
  • MAPICS and/or SAP experience a plus;
  • Interest in Leadership/Exhibits Leadership potential.


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