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Intern/Working Student in Sourcing (f/m)

  • GE Global Operations
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 1/23/2017 8:01:55 PM
  • 2802868
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Supply Chain
Location(s): Germany ; Freiburg, Munich, Salzbergen, Berlin

About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The Sourcing intern/working student (f/m) will support European Sourcing Leaders working on a specific commodity preferably based in Freiburg (or Munich, Berlin, Salzbergen) for minimum 6 months, 12 months preferred. We are looking for a motivated candidate to build a career in Sourcing within a large international group, mobile and flexible, result-oriented and available as soon as possible.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support supplier selection processes in order to achieve Indirect Sourcing objectives in terms of productivity, cash, quality of our supply base
  • Support the implementation of cost optimizations projects and processes
  • Support cash initiatives including supplier and stakeholder negotiations; data analysis and data transformation into information
  • Support the European Sourcing team to drive supplier rationalization across commodities
  • Implement simplification initiatives, e.g punch out catalogs for IT hardware


  • Engineering or Business student (m/f) with interest and knowledge in Sourcing
  • You bring advanced Excel knowledge
  • You are fluent in English
  • You are a self-driven and motivated team player
  • You work result-oriented regarding productivity, time, quality and process-orientation

Desired Characteristics:

  • Indirect Sourcing experience in an international company
  • Fluent/Advanced German skills
  • Prior experience working in a foreign country

Locations: Germany ; Freiburg, Munich, Salzbergen, Berlin

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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