Caterpillar Inc. Corporate Intern: Procurement - 17000831 in Mossville, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: For nearly 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We don't just build great products, we pair them with the newest digital technologies and analytics to solve problems and anticipate customer needs. We are bringing our industry into the Age of Smart Iron. A lasting legacy of talented and committed employees give Caterpillar its competitive edge. It is our team that has allowed this company to accomplish great things. From the construction of the Hoover Dam, to earthquake relief in Indonesia, our employees have never failed to give customers enduring results through superior service and innovation.Procurement Internship Program Details: The Procurement team manages the purchasing of materials that go into more than 300 products, ranging from construction and mining equipment to diesel and natural gas engines and industrial turbines. We also purchase materials and services needed to operate our business such as, office supplies, perishable tooling, IT hardware and software and more. As a Procurement intern, you will have the opportunity to work on and provide leadership on many exciting projects such as developing and implementing global sourcing strategies and analyzing freight to identify cost savings. Our professionals work closely with our internal customers around the world to ensure we meet their quality, cost, and delivery objectives. Summer 2018: May 21, 2018 - August 10, 2018 This is a 40 hour per week assignment, lasting 12 weeks. Besides exciting work, Corporate Interns will experience: - Comprehensive internship orientation- Travel Reimbursement- Tours of state-of-the-art manufacturing and research facilities- Product Demonstrations- Various social events- Networking with leadership- Intern roundtable discussions- Business skill building- Career discussion with leaders and experts- Resume and Interview workshop- 3 personal days and paid holidays- And more!Applicants will be considered for positions throughout the United States. Thousands of Caterpillar employees come into work every day. While they perform their daily tasks, they're really contributing to the work of a powerful global team. At Caterpillar, we know that innovation happens step-by-step, piece-by-piece, person-by-person. Everyone has a vital role to play at our organization. Modest, small projects can grow and evolve into groundbreaking, world-changing technologies, machines, services and more through collaboration and teamwork in a diverse and inclusive work environment. Caterpillar couldn't be the company it is today without the men and women who shape it by producing their best work. Because employees power the success of Caterpillar, the company is committed to empowering the success of the employees. When employees win, so does Caterpillar.If you are interested in applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume and an unofficial copy of your transcripts, to your application. Internship Program Qualifications:- Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Packaging, Operations Management, Business Management or Business degree with emphasis in Supply Chain- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 (no rounding)- Expected graduation date of December 2018 and beyond- If a transfer student, must have 12 semester hours comple ted at 4-year University- Must be able to relocate to indicated work location for duration of internship, and complete daily work commute using reliable transportation Desired Qualifications:- Leadership skills- Relevant internship or work experience in functional field or in a manufacturing environment- Ability to articulate analytical data- Familiar with company policies and proceduresCaterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at For more information, visit To connect with us on social media, visit EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.