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Procurement Intern - Kiewit Supply Network (Summer 2022)

Location: 

Corpus Christi, TX, US

Requisition ID: 137699 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Procurement 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

An Intern position with Kiewit provides a hands-on learning experience directly related to the skills needed in a full-time career. You will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within supply chain management to support our construction operations. 

You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of being a part of the creation of landmark projects. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Supply Network group specializes in providing comprehensive procurement services to clients across the construction and engineering industries in multiple markets, including transportation; water/wastewater; power; oil, gas and chemical; building; and mining.  Our key objectives are to offer clients a world-class service focused on ensuring equipment, materials and services are consistently estimated and procured at the right price. We strive to offer an appropriate level of quality and ensure materials and services are delivered on schedule and in compliance with the client’s specifications and expectations. 

Responsibilities

•    Negotiate, renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives
•    Purchase the highest quality materials at the lowest possible cost in correct amounts per specifications and drawings
•    Maintain and review computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories
•    Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities and the supplier’s reputation and history
•    Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and determine needs for changes
•    Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services
•    Design and present an End of Program Presentation to showcase your work and development throughout this internship
 

Qualifications

•    Ability to work full-time during the summer (approximately May-August)
•    Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Supply Chain Management or related 
•    Genuine interest and passion for the field of purchasing/procurement
•    Strong customer service and communication skills 
•    Detail-oriented, highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time
•    Team player with the ability to work well independently
•    Ability to maintain excellent attendance
•    Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
Preferred Skills: 
•    Technical knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
•    Customer service and leadership experience 
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Base Compensation: $15.00/hr  - $23.00/hr 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


Nearest Major Market: Corpus Christi

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