Summer Trainee, Purchasing
Are you planning to pursue career in logistics, material management or specifically as purchasing professional? Do you want to gather more relevant work experience and lift your skills to next level? This summer job is for you!
Our Global Parts Supply & Distribution unit is looking for a Summer Trainee, Purchasing to our Material Management department located in Hyvinkää. As our summer trainee, you will be helping us to handle purchasing activities of our spare parts unit. You will be part of the team of 10 purchasing professionals, with different tasks as purchasing, coordinating, sourcing and inventory planning. The purchased materials can be purchased to stock or order and the range of the items is huge. You will get familiar with the several item groups during the summer. You will work also closely with warehouse operations, production, sourcing & customer service department with over 100 colleagues.
Your key tasks and responsibilities will include:
- Operational purchasing for defined materials.
- Order confirmation and delivery follow up.
- Cooperation with suppliers of related orders and materials.
- Master data maintenance tasks for new and existing materials.
- Invoice handling.
With us, you will learn a lot about daily purchasing activities and invoicing procedures as well as tools and best practices utilized in big, global company. You will also be able to develop your communications and cooperation skills working with our multiple stakeholders. During the summer, you will be helping us to develop world class spare part logistics operations together with experienced colleagues with a good team spirit in multicultural environment. Is this something you appreciate? Check the role’s requirements below and apply!
What you should bring
- Suitable studies, e.g. BSc. in logistics or similar.
- Understanding of material management processes, experience of purchasing, logistics or inventory planning is an asset.
- Good knowledge in Microsoft Office tools including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
- Good communication skills in English and Finnish.
We are looking for student (or recent graduate), who’s interested in material management and purchasing and willing to learn more about daily activities our spare part business. In our team, it’s important to be able to work analytical and proactively towards our goals and targets to deliver excellent service to our customers. It’s rarely quiet in our team, so be ready to work under pressure in a hectic spare part environment with us!
This Summer Trainee position is located at our headquarter office in Hyvinkää. Length of the summer job is approximately 3-4 months between May-August, accurate dates are negotiable.
If you are interested working with us, please apply with your CV and short cover letter by 1st of March 2020 at latest via our career site. For more information about this role, please contact Purchasing Manager, Piia Bergström, vie email (piia.bergstrom(at)konecranes.com) or by phone +358 40 685 6222.
Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. Read more about us and our summer jobs at www.konecranes.com/fi/kesatyo!