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2018 Summer Intern: Indirect Spend Management - Global Sourcing


Bentonville, AR 72712
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961545BRReq ID:961545BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. Its all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:2018 Summer Intern: Indirect Spend Management - Global SourcingEmployment Type:InternshipCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:Demonstrate and apply general knowledge about retail, strategic sourcing and procurement, and / or supply chain

Receive guidance on specified actions / tasks and exhibit initiative to work independently

Seek to understand requirements / expectations via regular engagement with manager / supervisor

Develop and execute problem solving strategies including defining and executing project planning

Conduct industry and supplier research as directed

Collect, integrate, and analyze data / information to detect patterns, draw conclusions, and propose solutions

Integrate and communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders (internal and/or external) to develop and support the implementation of business solutions

Generate compelling business cases and deliver results in an organized, methodical and effective manner

Benchmark other teams, organizations, companies, industries to learn and apply organizational / functional excellence techniques / approaches

Focus on cost and expense reduction by recognizing and capitalizing on continuous improvement opportunities

Exhibit creativity and resiliency to adapt to adjusting and/or competing priorities in order to meet customer and organizational objectives

Foster business relationships and partnerships by complying with company policies and procedures and supporting company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrityMinimum Qualifications:1 year experience using presentation programs (e.g. MS PowerPoint)

1 year experience using data analysis software (e.g. MS Excel)

Bachelor degree (complete or in progress) in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance, or related fieldAdditional Preferred Qualifications:1 year experience financial analysis and/or financial forecasting

Training or experience in project management

Multi-lingual (e.g. Spanish, Chinese, Japanese)

Experience living, studying, or working outside of ones home country

Master Degree (complete or in progress) in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance, or related fieldCategory:Merchandising and Sourcing Hourly/Salary:SalaryDivision:WalmartRequisition Template:Home Office
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