Exact Sciences Corporation

Supply Chain Intern

Job Locations US-WI-Madison
Req No.
2020-6477
Category
Internships
Type
Intern

Summary of Major Responsibilities

The Supply Chain Intern will assist with the procurement of raw materials across all areas of Exact Sciences business including but not limited to Research, Development, Operations and Services. Other areas of focus include supply recommendations from approved suppliers list, supporting departments in determination of the most suitable product or service to meet their needs, and following documented purchasing methods to meet quality and financial requirements. The Buying Intern will also support RFP, Training and supplier business reviews during their assignment. The Buyer will also be responsible for maintaining delivery dates, communicating changes of delivery schedules to end users, expediting orders, and resolving discrepancies in orders and deliveries. The position is intended to be a full-time opportunity for a Business, IT, Supply Chain or Life Sciences undergraduate to obtain hands-on experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Purchase order management through managing the entire purchase order process including appropriate documentation, data entry, submission, order expediting, and reconciliation of related
  • Support of implementation of improvements of Exacts ERP Inclusive of user training and support.
  • Maintaining ERP item master purchasing and planning attributes for buy
  • Routing supplier material change notifications for review and assessment by expanded cross functional teams and coordinating actions and follow up as a result of the review.
  • Identifying and communicating changes in schedules and delivery with applicable teams and end users to achieve resolution.
  • Following documented procedures and completing training on time.
  • Development of request for proposal (RFP) with cross functional teams. Manage distribution through award of proposed projects.
  • Preparing reports, metrics, and data summaries as requested.
  • Performing other related duties and special projects as assigned by
  • Assisting other department personnel in determining the most suitable product or service to meet their needs in accordance with documented processes and approved suppliers.
  • Assisting accounts payable team with timely resolution and information gathering related to invoicing discrepancies or concerns.
  • Assisting receiving team with packing slip discrepancies, quantity and quality shipping issues.
  • Check requisitions for completeness and clarity, obtain any missing information if needed to support clear Purchase order generation.
  • Keep Purchasing or Supply Chain Manager informed of all activities.
  • Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained on either the requisition or purchase order to support order placement.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, frequently changing and evolving
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to work designated schedule.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work seated for approximately 90% of a typical working day. Ability to work standing for approximately 10% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to work in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirements.
  • Ability to travel approximately 5% of working time.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Enrollment towards Bachelor’s degree in Business, IT, Supply Chain, Life Sciences or related field in junior or senior status.
  • Preference to candidates with ERP experience.
  • Preference giving to candidates with a record of outstanding academic achievement.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference to candidates with ERP experience.
  • Preference giving to candidates with a record of outstanding academic achievement.

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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

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