Supply Chain Intern

Posting Date 2 months ago(9/27/2022 8:29 AM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Vandergrift PA United States
Less than 10%
Position Type
Cook Vandergrift
Purchasing/Supply Chain


The 2023 Cook Inc. Internship position is a 12-week paid internship located in Vandergrift, PA. It is offered for a period extending from mid-May through mid-August (exact dates depend on school calendars.) This position includes 401(k) options, on-site cafeteria option, an assigned mentor, one-time housing stipend, capstone presentation, intern events, and more. All internships provide hands-on experience with meaningful projects in the Medical Device Manufacturing Industry.



Support the development and improvement of processes and tools for CVI Supplier Relationship Management.



• Understand the commercial relationship between raw material, supplies and services suppliers with manufacturing companies
• Use part data (value, quality impact, etc.) to assess supplier risk
• Identify and support tools (data and metrics) used to evaluate supplier performance
• Evaluate supply risk


Job Functions:

• Use (and/or develop) data templates to track various aspects of supplier performance
• Interact with Purchasing, Receiving and Supplier Quality team members to understand supplier issues
• Documentation of supplier performance management tools and incorporation into Daily Management and CVI QMS as necessary
• Creating of training material to explain supplier reporting tools


Potential Projects:
• Development and refinement of supplier metrics reporting and tracking
• Data collection and completion of Supplier risk management database
• Creation of a standard report for supplier business reviews
• Creation of a shared file area (SharePoint) for supplier improvement action tracking and follow-up
• Freight spend analysis; market survey and management of RFP process
• Establish supplier return process (as part of broader Material Review Board process)



- Candidates should be students entering their Junior or Senior years the following Fall Semester. Graduate students are also eligible 
- A minimum GPA of 3.0
- All candidates must provide proof of enrollment (including pre-registration certification for the following fall) for consideration
- Supply Chain or Business Studies student
- Understanding of Supply Chain principles
- Ability to use office package (Excel PowerPoint, and Word)
- Good communicator



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