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Indirect Procurement Intern

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Job Title: Indirect Procurement Intern
Location: Greensboro, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Indirect Procurement team is currently seeking an Intern in Greensboro, NC. As an intern you will be responsible for helping with the sourcing of all goods and services that enable Syngenta to maintain and develop operations. These goods and services are divided into categories that include: R&D Consumables and Services, Marketing, Travel, IT, Facilities Management, Legal Services and Capital, among others. In Indirect Procurement, we work closely with our functional stakeholders combining in-depth supply market knowledge, supplier relationship management and innovative strategies to deliver benefits to Syngenta. 

As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get:  

    Competitive wages   Ongoing career development resources    The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects   Meaningful projects that solve problems 

Duration:  May 2022-August 2022 

2 positions available 


    Work closely with Indirect Procurement team to gain experience utilizing strategic Procurement methodologies and world-class eProcurement tools  Work on data analysis initiatives and opportunities to improve the effectiveness of strategic sourcing activities  Daily networking and learning opportunities with a broad exposure to stakeholders who work with Procurement   Utilize survey and empirical data to refine stakeholder requirements  Own an Indirect Procurement initiative and present project results to Indirect Procurement team and key stakeholders 

Education & Experience: 

    Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent  Applicants must be actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree preferably in a Business related major with a 3.0 or higher  Prefer a student with a Junior standing  Fluent in English  All applicants must be eligible to work in the US 

Preferred Requirements: 

    Communication- The ability to communicate information well both written and spoken is highly desired in this position  Adaptable- The ability to work well with ambiguous/undefined problems  Inquisitive- Not afraid to ask bold questions and be curious   The candidate needs to be proficient in Microsoft Office™ software, including MS Excel™, MS Word™ and PowerPoint™  Business acumen- The ability to negotiate 

What We Offer:   A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs     About Syngenta  Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.   


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

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Job Post Date: 08/21/21
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