Purchasing Intern - King of Prussia - job 677479

Clean Earth

Date: 04/09/2021

City: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Outstanding opportunity this summer to gain meaningful experience in project and program management in the growing industry of environmental services!

Here at Clean Earth, our name is our mission. We are a leading provider of sweeping environmental services that keep our planet clean and green. You’ll be joining a close-knit team where you’ll gain practical experience in the purchasing function with an overview of how this function impacts business. You’ll enjoy a small company environment with the resources of a 13,000-employee global company.

We are proud to be part of Harsco Corporation, named on Newsweek’s prestigious “America’s Most Responsible Companies 2021” list.

Job Description

As Purchasing Intern, you will support a high volume Request for Proposal (RFP) drive for indirect spend and field services and you’ll help establish a price change program for all hosted and punchout catalogs. This will entail:

  • Responding to vendor queries and helping with issues resolution

  • Gathering and analyzing data

  • Conducting stakeholder surveys

From this internship, you’ll gain valuable experience in:

  • Project and program management

  • Practical sourcing experience (running RFPs)

  • Stakeholder management

  • Supplier management

  • Bid evaluation – technical and commercial


Basic requirements

  • Completion of 2 years towards your bachelors’ degree

Preferred qualifications:

  • Completion of 3 years towards your bachelors’ degree in business, supply chain, finance or accounting

  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English with the ability to speak and communicate effectively and diplomatically across functions and levels, with internal and external customers/vendors

  • Ability to prioritize multiple requests and tasks from different parties and effectively set priorities and expectations in a fast-paced and changing environment

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Highly self-motivated

  • Ability to collaborate and bridge across functional boundaries

Don’t let the opportunity pass you by – if you meet the basic qualifications, apply today!

Additional Information

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco Clean Earth’s website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Clean Earth offers the following alternate application procedure: Contact Joan Berry at (434) 808-2057 and Clean Earth will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. Please call only for disability application.

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