Thursday , September 28 2023

Norfolk Southern Hiring – Sourcing Specialist

Website Norfolk Southern

Job Description:

As a Fortune 300 company with over 18,000 employees, Norfolk Southern fosters strategic business to business partnerships with suppliers to meet operational and support needs for Norfolk Southern. As an intern, within the Sourcing department, you will be working directly with tenured staff to learn the ins and outs of our sourcing processes, negotiation strategies and agreements.

Job Responsibilities:

The intern will build relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers by placing orders for assigned items using current price or current purchase agreements, negotiate materials and/or services, and work with internal customers, supporting needs for Norfolk Southern departmental initiatives or operations. An intern will independently stay abreast of changing industrial standards through vendor relations, industrial publications, and coordinate site visits whenever possible. Additionally, an intern may be tasked with one or more projects such as researching supply chain dynamics, conducting RFI sessions, RFP development and proposal evaluations.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to interact with various levels of management while being positive and professional
  • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Willingness to study reference materials, ask questions and resolve problems
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize work demands effectively, and meet deadlines without sacrificing standards of work
  • Solid interpersonal skills along with the ability to grow from constructive feedback
  • A motivated self-starter committed to learning the ins and outs of the Sourcing department structure and procedures
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with MS Office software, BI tools, and basic finance or information systems skills
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
  • Preferred Degree Paths: Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Economics/Finance/Accounting or other Business Major, Mathematics and majors in a similar field of study will be considered

Job Details:

Company: Norfolk Southern

Vacancy Type: Internship

Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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