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Production Purchasing Internship

Daimler Trucks North America
Detroit, Michigan, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry's technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That's because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer's experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

We are part of TP/G141 global Procurement organization responsible for the sourcing activities and implementation of Daimler Trucks Powertrain components for the North American market.


- RfQ activities in cooperation with buyers (incl. alignment with cross-functions)

- eDocs/ Source Package set-up

- Support with tooling requisitions/ WBV tool

- Certification management: tracking and updating of supplier certificates (IATF16949, ISO 14001)

- KPI tracking

- Participation in Shopfloor/ team/ department meetings

- Sit-in in supplier negotiations

- Participate in local supplier visits

- Great opportunities such as job shadowing in other departments along the supply chain and participation product familiarization classes

- Applicant must be willing to work full-time (40 hrs) for 12 weeks

Basic Qualifications & Required Skills

- Minimum Junior level in a Bachelor's degree program (or have graduated in the last 12 months) required

- GPA of 3.0 or higher required

- An attached resume is required

- Pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management required

- Full-time availability onsite from January 2019 through July 2019 required

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office required

- Strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Skills

- Supply Chain Management, Business, Communications, Finance preferred

- Basic understanding of the function of purchasing in a large international corporation

- Proficient in German language

Additional Information

+ Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application.

+ Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

+ EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

**Organization:** _Daimler Trucks North America LLC_

**Title:** _Production Purchasing Internship_

**Location:** _Michigan-Detroit_

**Requisition ID:** _DAI0000E25_
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