Summer Intern - Purchasing Buyer Coordinator

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield - Little Rock, AR4.0

Part-timeEstimated: $32,000 - $43,000 a year
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The Summer Internship Program at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is a key source for identifying, attracting and developing future talent within our company. Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield is looking for self-motivated candidates who possess a strong technical aptitude, keen analytical and problem solving ability, excellent communication skills, and leadership skills. This program is a great way to gain a head start on your career by working on meaningful systems, projects, learning valuable skills, connecting with employees and managers throughout the company, and potentially building a future career at the company. Job Description: Nature & Scope Through hands-on relevant work experience, the internship program is designed to allow a student or graduate the ability to learn the business of Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Interns will receive professional coaching and participate in team building exercises. Weekly leadership forums are required where the intern will participate in open discussion regarding the business of Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Purchasing Buyer Coordinating Summer Intern will work along side staff of the Purchasing Department to provide assistance in implantation an Enterprise wide procurement suite. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities 1.

Strong computer skills 2. Solid analytical skills 3. Rapid learning ability 4. Effective teamwork and communication skills Minimum Job Requirements Intern I 1.

Sophomore year in college. 2. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. 3.

Two letters of recommendation. (At least one from the attending school) 4. A minimum of 6.0 hours in one of the requested disciplines. 5.

Intern must live in the Central Arkansas Area during the internship program (Relocation expense will not be paid.) Intern II 1. Junior year in college. 2. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

3. Two letters of recommendation. (At least one from the attending school) 4. A minimum of 12.0 hours in one of the requested disciplines.

5. Intern must live in the Central Arkansas Area during the internship program (Relocation expense will not be paid.) Intern III 1. Senior year in college. 2.

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. 3. Two letters of recommendation. (At least one from the attending school) 4.

A minimum of 18.0 hours in one of the requested disciplines. 5. Intern must live in the Central Arkansas Area during the internship program (Relocation expense will not be paid.) Intern IV 1. Bachelor’s degree in requested discipline or a related degree if applicable 2.

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. 3. Two letters of recommendation. (at least one from the attending school) 4.

Intern must live in the Central Arkansas Area during the internship program (Relocation expense will not be paid.) Preferred Requirements Majors in accounting, finance, operations, management, supply chain management, or other related majors Ability to negotiate Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word; will be performing data cleansing and creating spreadsheets Able to work along side a diverse group of people; build relationships Principal Activities or Accountabilities (Essential Functions of Job) Participate in new procurement project as needed Assist with various job functions as needed Perform data cleansing of procurement files Help establish data spreadsheets for data transfers Help revise job descriptions and submit to Human Resources Help create new user training material for new procurement system Security Requirements This position is identified as level three (3). This position must ensure the security and confidentiality of records and information to prevent substantial harm, embarrassment, inconvenience, or unfairness to any individual on whom information is maintained. The integrity of information must be maintained as outlined in the company Administrative Manual. Segregation of Duties Segregation of duties will be used to ensure that errors or irregularities are prevented or detected on a timely basis by employees in the normal course of business.

This position must adhere to the segregation of duties guidelines in the Administrative Manual. Employee Seasonal (Seasonal) Number of Openings Available: 1 Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment.Arkansas Blue Cross does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. Arkansas Blue Cross also provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. You must apply using your Legal Name.

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