Procurement Intern

Lafarge Canada - Surrey, BC (30+ days ago)

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Why work for Lafarge?

Lafarge in Western Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete pipe, pre-cast concrete, ready-mix concrete, paving and road construction that build better cities. From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions. Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you. Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us! More information can be found at www.lafarge.ca/en/careers .

Overview

The Procurement Intern is responsible for supporting the Procurement Team for various procurement initiatives and projects. This role will liaise with vendors, operational managers and staff to attain savings and objectives as directed by the Procurement Manager. This is a 6 month contract position.

Responsibilities
Spend analysis and reporting
Business requirements gathering
Supply market surveys
Drafting and coordinating basic requests for quotations
Communicate and gather information from various operational site contacts
Review and process new vendor requests
Qualifications
Enrollment in post-secondary Supply Chain or Business program
Effective communication skills
Strong computer skills: Spreadsheets, Word Processing
Ability to work with cross-functional teams
Valid Driver’s License
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Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization. Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project. We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life. We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.