2018 Core Purchasing Engineer - Summer Intern

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2018 Core Purchasing Engineer - Summer Intern
Ford Motor Company

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Our Purchasing organization is responsible for determining the corporate supply strategy, identifying the supply base, negotiating price and ensuring quality for the organization. Purchasing activities may be associated with the design and manufacturing of vehicles or may support the organization through procurement of facilities, materials and other services.

Imagine spending $90 billion every year and getting the best value for your customer from every dollar. In Purchasing, there's ample room for talent and ingenuity as well as for knowledge of materials, suppliers and production methods.

As a Purchasing engineer at Ford Motor Company, your work will range from negotiating commercial agreements to planning the logistics of moving thousands of parts and vehicles around the world. Purchasing is a great organization to develop and merge technical knowledge with business acumen by leveraging your technical expertise for vehicle component sourcing and negotiations. You'll have an impact to a variety of vehicle components and having an understanding of the design and manufacturing assumptions as well as an understanding of the raw materials will benefit you throughout the sourcing process. Purchasing also provides exciting opportunities to learn and experience many different manufacturing processes throughout our supply base.

As a summer intern in the Purchasing organization, your projects will grow as fast as you can handle them, giving you an opportunity to make major contributions to our products and success. Summer interns are given challenging and exciting projects for the duration of their internship. Our summer intern program lets you build a network of friends and contacts, have fun, prove yourself to us - and let us prove ourselves to you!

As a Purchasing Core Engineering Buyer Intern, you may be responsible for:

Position Duties:
  • Global Vehicle & Powertrain Production Purchasing, the driving force behind our goal to deliver a globally competitive supply base.
  • Global Programs Purchasing, providing commodity and program management expertise for products, delivering quality, cost and timing targets at the component and systems level.
  • Facilities, Materials and Services Purchasing, responsible for all of Ford Motor Company's worldwide purchases of goods and services other than vehicle component parts.
  • Special Assignments such as Supply Risk Management and Purchasing Business Strategy Office.
  • Working effectively with diverse people and cross-functional teams.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Engineering
  • Available for full time employment by September 15, 2019.
  • 3.0 GPA (4.0 Scale).
  • 0-3 years of related work experience.
  • Must have a valid unrestricted driver's license
These positions are located in Southeast Michigan.

The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.