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Shiseido Americas Corporation

Hajimari Intern, Procurement - Indirect

Shiseido Americas Corporation

Location: East Windsor, New Jersey Brand: Shiseido Date: 02/23/2024

Why Join Us?

When you join Shiseido as a 2024 Summer intern, you are joining one of the top beauty companies in the world. With a rich portfolio of global brands. Shiseido’s portfolio includes the following beauty, skincare, and fragrance brands: Shiseido, NARS, Drunk Elephant, Clé de Peau Beauté, Tory Burch Fragrance, Issey Miyake Fragrance, Narciso Rodriguez Fragrance & Hermès Fragrance.

We aim to transcend borders and boundaries and venture beyond cosmetics to actively contribute to the happiness of our customers across the globe through beauty.

We are looking for enthusiastic and driven interns, like you, to be a part of our diverse and talented intern community. We offer a highly immersive and hands-on experience which will give you exposure to the full product life cycle from Marketing through Manufacturing. If you are ready to learn and want an opportunity to bring your ideas to life, then this is the program for you!

Description:

The Shiseido Summer Internship program is a paid, full time 9-week program for college rising Juniors or Seniors starting June 3rd through August 2nd. We are committed to your professional development so during your time here, you can expect to participate in meaningful projects, networking, professional development workshops, speaker series, volunteer activities, and you will also have the opportunity to connect with your global peers across the world!  

The Indirect Procurement manages creating synergies across the region’s Brands’ purchases, negotiate business terms, negotiate costs, manage RFPs, and develop category strategies. Indirect Procurement supports all the Shiseido Americas functions such as Marketing & Media, IT, Corporate services, MRO, Factory Services, etc. across all brands (i.e. Shiseido, Cle de Peau Beaute, NARS, Drunk Elephant, and Fragrances).

Responsibilities:

  • Intern will be responsible for working on New Category assessments for Indirect Procurement
  • Intern will develop spend analysis within specific categories
  • Assist in identifying suppliers that are addressed/not addressed
  • Identify subcategories that have long list of suppliers or spend concentrated with top suppliers, patterns across brands, RFP opportunities, and contract renegotiation opportunities etc.)
  • Intern will work with the Procurement team to create, develop, manage, and execute a complete Request for Proposal process.

Requirements:

  • Must be a rising Junior or Senior in college working towards a bachelor’s degree  
  • Purchasing or Supply Chain degree a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Intermediate knowledge in Excel and Power Point
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and be highly organized
  • Maintain professionalism while interacting with stakeholders at all levels of the organization 
  • Energetic, self-motivated, results oriented 
  • Flexible and able to function in a fast-paced, safety-first work environment 
  • Must be able to commute to designated workplace and work the required weekly schedule associated with department
  • Have a passion for cosmetics, beauty industry and consistently keeping up-to-date with trends  

Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law.

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Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

Job ID: 12901 Category: Corporate

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