Xerox Global Procurement Indirect - Summer Intern in Webster, New York

Xerox has rewarding career tracks that will tap your full potential with stimulating work. With your talent and our training, we will chart the digital future. Our products and technology represent the leading edge of the industry. They integrate technology, the web, business process, and the way people work in order to deliver to our customers the best document solutions.

The Xerox College Experiential Learning Program (XCEL) is designed to provide college students with practical work experience in their field of study, as well as prepare them for the professional world of work. Overall, the XCEL program provides a benefit to both Xerox and the students. The company is provided with an excellent opportunity to review potential new hires and students are given a chance to gain practical experience that will help them with their future career decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform critical analysis, conduct research and provide support on a variety of projects within Services and Indirect Global Procurement.

  • Support the Services and Indirect procurement processes; obtain a broad understanding of how the organization sources and manages external partners.

  • Work closely with commodity value chain partners on various projects and objectives utilizing an appropriate supplier base.Provide cross-functional and cross-organizational support of business process improvement initiatives.

  • Support team in process, process documentation, solutions delivery and communication

  • Review and categorization of spend across several different commodities.

  • Develop analytical tools and reporting to enhance the current process for the procurement of goods and services.

  • Work closely with Supplier Managers to improve and develop data analytics to drive stronger negotiating during the sourcing process.

Assignment may include:

  • Industry research

  • Spend analysis

  • Project Implementation

  • Strategic Sourcing

  • Negotiation and authoring of contracts

  • Rate card establishment

  • Supplier relationship management

Essential Skills/Characteristics:

  • Project management orientation (multiple tasks)

  • Independent work style (minimal supervision) but able to work well in a team environment

  • Analytical & problem solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Understanding of finance fundamentals

  • Good listening skills

  • Assertiveness

Requirements :

· Students pursuing BS, MS in Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance , Economics or IT

· Must have cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher

· Proficient with Excel, Word and Access

· Solid analytical skills and good sequential thinker

· Basic knowledge of statistics and accounting desirable

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Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox should contact (in the US) accommodations@xerox.com

Job: Accounting / Finance

Organization: Global Procurement

Title: Global Procurement Indirect - Summer Intern

Location: New York-Webster

Requisition ID: 16029611

Virtual/work from home? No