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Intern for Purchasing Department

Req ID: J2315682

  • Location
    San Jose, California, United States of America
  • Category Administrative Services
  • Posted Wednesday, May 4, 2022
  • Time Type Part time
  • Job Type Temporary Employee

Job Description


Procure all components necessary to support production or prototype builds. In conjunction, responsibilities include; accomplishing the best possible pricing, lead time agreements, resolution of quality issues, delivery and inventory levels.


  • ·         Participate in decision making of MPS loading through proper materials sizing

  • Analyze, maintain, and execute Materials Requirement Plan (MRP). Continuously monitor and verify materials pipeline to ensure it meets the MRP requirements. Identify and appropriately address materials supply issues.

  • ·         Ensure materials availability to support production per the Master Production Schedule through MRP execution, on-time delivery, and coordination of materials movement through receiving to production

  • ·         Proactively eliminate materials liabilities for Jabil by clearly understanding the ownership (supplier / customer). Track and provide supporting data to BUM in order to clearly define customer liable materials

  • Execute and maximize Jabil negotiated terms with suppliers to reduce materials liability

  • ·         Issue Purchase Orders to pricing, terms & conditions that are negotiated and agreed to by Jabil Commodity Managers and Buyers. Ensure suppliers’ adherence to established agreements

  • ·         Optimize order management process to ensure effective communication with suppliers

  • ·         Maintain integrity of master data and purchasing planning parameters in order to minimize material liability and to balance the cost of procurement with inventory investment levels

  • ·         Monitor and continuously improve supplier’s delivery and quality performance. Address and resolve recurring or critical issues by utilizing corrective action tools and additional resources

  • ·         Support Accounts Payable in resolving invoice discrepancies

  • ·         Provide inputs to drive and execute Jabil’s commodity and pricing strategy. Work closely with Buyers, Commodity Managers, & SCM. Provide feedback on supplier performance and Jabil’s strategies

  • ·         Minimize materials freight expenses for Jabil

  • ·         Monitor, track, and provide feedback on suppliers’ performance on delivery, quality, and service

  • ·         Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor

  • ·         Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy

  • ·         May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


·         Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
·         Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
·         Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
·         Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
·         Ability to operate a personal computer including using a Windows based operating system and related software
·         Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages
·         Ability to write simple correspondence. Read and understand visual aid
·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions
·         Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables
·         Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
·         Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs

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