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Procurement Intern (Summer 2019) in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family!

We're looking for a Global Sourcing Intern who will grow with us at our World Headquarters in Marysville, OH!

Our Sourcing Interns participate in higher-order procurement activities such as internal demand management and partnering with suppliers for innovation to add value and achieve continuous process improvement. You’ll gain real world work experience in the purchasing field add value to a World Class procurement department.

This role will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Not familiar with Columbus? Visit columbusregion.com/columbus-2020/

In this role you will:

  • Provide tactical support for our Buyers and Procurement Managers

  • Learn and execute tasks in SAP in support of purchasing functions

  • Interact with suppliers in the Request For Quotation (RFQ) process

  • Perform cost analysis reports

  • Support the development of cost modeling tools for strategic buying efforts

  • Support market analysis & research efforts in raw materials

  • Engage in cross functional teams to troubleshoot problems that threaten product quality & supply

  • Participate in the broader SMG internship program with opportunities for team building and volunteer work

The perfect person:

  • Enrolled in an accredited four year College or University

  • College credit in the areas of Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance, Analytics and or Biological Sciences

  • An interest in negotiation and purchasing

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Passionate about the Lawn and Garden industry!

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

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COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.