Generac Power Systems

  • Strategic Global Sourcing Intern

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(12/5/2018 1:37 PM)
    Sourc - Sourcing
  • Overview

    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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