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Ford Motor Company: Purchasing Internships 2024 New Hiring

Are you ready to put your education into practice and gain valuable real-world experience at a global automotive industry leader? If so, Ford Motor Company invites you to join our Purchasing Internship program. This internship offers a unique opportunity to work alongside our dedicated team of professionals, learn from industry experts, and contribute to the success of our global supply chain operations.

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  • Supplier Relationship Management: Collaborate with experienced procurement professionals to build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, ensuring quality, cost, and delivery performance.
  • Market Research: Assist in market analysis and research to identify potential suppliers, analyze market trends, and make recommendations for sourcing strategies.
  • Cost Analysis: Participate in cost analysis and negotiation processes, helping to drive cost-saving initiatives while maintaining quality standards.
  • Sustainability and Compliance: Support the company's commitment to sustainability by ensuring suppliers meet environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work with cross-functional teams, including engineering, quality, and manufacturing, to optimize the supply chain and enhance product development.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Maintain accurate records, generate reports, and contribute to the development of procurement documentation and processes.
  • Professional Development: Attend training sessions, workshops, and networking events to enhance your understanding of the automotive industry and develop essential skills.
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and a team player.
  • A passion for the automotive industry and a drive to make a meaningful impact.
Job Benefits
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Access to Ford's world-class facilities and resources.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals.
  • Opportunities for long-term career advancement within Ford.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge technologies and sustainable practices in the automotive industry.

To apply for the Purchasing Internship at Ford Motor Company, please submit your resume and cover letter through our online application portal. Be sure to include your academic transcripts, relevant coursework, and any prior work or extracurricular experience that demonstrates your qualifications and passion for the automotive industry.

At Ford, we believe that diverse perspectives drive innovation and success. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to join our team.

Join Ford Motor Company's Purchasing Internship program and embark on a journey to shape the future of mobility while gaining invaluable hands-on experience in the automotive industry. Apply now and help us drive the world forward.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 6, 2024
Valid through
October 11, 2025
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