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Sourcing Analytical Intern

Company: USG Corporation
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description: ---- Intern will work in the Strategic Sourcing Procurement Excellence Group and will support Direct and Indirect Materials initiatives, which may include collaboration with USG plants and cross-functional teams, suppliers, inbound freight carriers, etc. ---- Primary objective of the internship will be to identify cost savings and efficiency opportunities through data and process improvement. ---- Intern will be responsible for learning and executing basic operations in USG's ERP system, reporting tool, and other job-related solutions. ---- The role will include day to day operational responsibilities, individual and group projects, computer and analytical assignments, reporting and KPI development, problem solving and error resolution, Supply Chain process improvement, presentation & training material preparation, and communication assignments. ---- Summer projects will include, but are not limited to: o Provide input and data analysis in support of cost improvement initiatives o Develop procurement metrics for category / item spend management o Participate in cross-functional team efforts aimed at improving process efficiencies o Data Analysis such as Tail Spend/Leakage identification or Compliance Reporting for National Agreements o Standard Operating Procedure creations and updates -Qualifications: ---- Currently enrolled in a degree program at a recognized university in Supply Chain or related disciplines. ---- Strong experience with Microsoft Office products, applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). ---- PowerBI, Tableau, or other reporting experience is welcomed. ---- Good written and oral communication skills. ---- Understanding of statistics and data analysis. --- Strong interpersonal skills ---- Ability to work in high pace environment ---- Ability to work in a team environment across cross-functional departments ---- Ability to learn USG systemsRate of pay may be adjusted based on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.USG employees enjoy a number of benefit options for themselves and their families. These include two medical insurance options, as well as vision and dental coverage. The cost of these optional programs varies based on coverage level - employees generally pay 25% of the monthly premium cost, USG pays the rest. These coverage options are offered on the first day of employment with no waiting period.Additionally, USG employees enjoy both a 401(k) Investment Plan with company match and a pension plan. Beyond these main features, employees may also choose from a number of additional programs like life insurance, accident insurance, legal insurance, even pet insurance, just to name a few. USG also offers Quarterly (hourly) / Annual (salary) bonus potential for all employees based on performance metrics tied to safety, quality, and productivity. - -USG also provides employees with paid time off and paid holidays.Since 1902, Chicago-based USG has been a leader in producing innovative, award-winning products and systems to build everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to home improvements. USG's employees are committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and quality in everything we do. Our steadfast commitment to the company's core business values - innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity, efficiency and safety - have helped us become the company we are today. -EOE including disability/veteran

Keywords: USG Corporation, Chicago , Sourcing Analytical Intern, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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