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Mechanical Category Procurement Summer 2020 Intern

Novi, Michigan Job ID: 120013 Additional locations: None

A Career at HARMAN

As a technology leader that is rapidly on the move, HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Innovation, inclusivity and teamwork are a part of our DNA. When you add that to the challenges we take on and solve together, you’ll discover that at HARMAN you can grow, make a difference and be proud of the work you do every day.

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About the Role

Your primary role will be to learn Sourcing fundamentals while also working through mechanical sourcing projects. The Sourcing Intern may interact with several global team members outside of Sourcing including Engineering, Finance, Operations, Plants, and may also interact with external suppliers.

What You Will Do

  • Analyze spend data and create Dual Sourcing database & dashboard for global Mechanical segment
  • Mechanical tail supplier annual survey update and risk analysis as well as inactive parts management
  • Singer data Category & Sub-category classification cleanup
  • Develop Packaging Optimization strategy and implementation plan (both returnable & expendable)
  • Validate and analyze supplier tooling capacity and production capacity commitment comparing Harman forecast demand and develop mitigation plans
  • Cost model database management

What You Need

  • Pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Finance, or Engineering
  • Strong MS Office skills, specifically Excel to be able to create pivot tables, graphs and build formulas and Powerpoint presentation.
  • Resourceful, result-oriented team player
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Analytical, capable problem solver

What is Nice to Have

  • Experience in a previous Purchasing, Supply Chain internship
  • Automotive industry internship experience

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to work in an office in Novi, MI
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

What We Offer

  • HARMAN’s diverse portfolio of businesses and customers offer interns a great opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of projects and practices
  • Opportunity to collaborate with talented teams across the world
  • Inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities
  • Access to employee discounts on world class HARMAN products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, etc.)

HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. (


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