2018 Purchasing/Procurement Internship (m/f)


Place of work
Dobroviz, Prague
Contract type
internship, work experience

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About us:
Fulfillment is at the heart of the Amazon experience. We deliver millions of products to hundreds of countries worldwide. Our teams possess a wide range of skills and expertise, from business analysis and inventory management to engineering. With more than 120 Fulfillment Centers worldwide, Amazon Fulfillment is growing at a pace that requires the best and brightest talent to be brought in to our company to help us continue to make history.
We create. We build. We take ownership for what we do – whether we’re developing a new technology in-house or launching a new Fulfillment Center. Together, we’re constantly creating the ideas, services and products that make life easier for Amazon’s millions of customers. Regardless of role, each Amazonian is completely focused on working hard, having fun and making history.

Basic qualification:
Preparing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in purchasing/procurement, business, logistics or any related field. You must have the right to work in the country you are applying for. Fluency in English and Czech Attention to detail, ability to do in-depth data mining, methodical approach to work while also seeking to understand the big picture. Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Processes-oriented approach to problem solving. Creativity, enjoy coming up with new ideas and ways of doing things. A team player spirit, able to work with others to achieve a common goal. Ownership at their core – able to own all tasks and projects to completion. Organizational skills - willing to simultaneously work on several projects. The ability to roll up sleeves and get work done, even when at times it’s outside the scope of the job.Preferred qualification: Basic understanding of B2B principles Previous work experience – a summer job, internship or full-time role; if it’s an experience in a related field or business and/or in an international environment and/or in customer service then all the best. Solid computer literacy, particularly in Oracle and Coupa

About the internship:
The CEE Procurement Team is looking for a talented Procurement Intern to work with us on innovating and improving our processes.This is a 3 to 6 months internship (full or part time) aimed at 2+ year university students or recent graduates. An Amazon internship will provide you with an unforgettable working experience in a fast-paced, dynamic and international environment; it will boost your resume and will make you stand out as a candidate in all your future job searches.As a Procurement Intern you'll frequently be exposed to multiple internal stakeholders, suppliers and remotely with cross-functional teams including Fulfillment Center Operations, EU Category Management Procurement and Senior Management.You will be based in Dobroviz and your main tasks will include: Participate in the implementation of new processes and tools within the CEE Procurement organization Support the team in continuous improvement of tool functionality, bug-fixing and process efficiency Learn how to generate reports and dashboards to monitor performance Support the execution of timely payments processing Help the team drive compliance in procure-to-pay cycle Liaise with suppliers to support development of good business relationship Build effective stakeholder relationships, ensuring a high service level in terms of SLAs Work in full compliance with the company Spending and Transaction policy, educating and driving the correct behaviors of business stakeholders Contribute to drive down the number of invoices on hold (IOH), ensuring a robust procure to pay process Support FC Kaizen and continuous improvement projects.You will also have an opportunity to develop and realize your own project under coaching and mentoring of EU Procurement experts.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University student

Educational Specialization

purchasing/procurement, business, logistics or any related field

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and Czech - Advanced (C1)


Brief description of the company

Amazon is a company of builders. A philosophy of ownership carries through everything we do — from the proprietary technologies we create to the new businesses we launch and grow. You’ll find it in every team across our company.

Every day across the world we develop the ideas, the services and the products that make life easier for tens of millions of customers. From providing Earth’s biggest selection of products to developing ground-breaking software and devices that change entire industries, Amazon is a place of invention and progressive thinking.

Amazon is continually evolving and is a place where motivated employees thrive and employee ownership and accountability lead to meaningful results. It’s as simple as this: Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.

With every order made and parcel delivered, customer demand at Amazon is growing. And to meet this demand, and keep our world-class service running smoothly, we're growing our Operations team across Europe.

Delivering hundreds of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, our Operations teams possess a wide range of skills and experience. These range from business analysis and inventory management, to team leadership, engineering, transportation and retail. Our network of Fulfillment Centers is supported by Operations Managers, Support Managers, Senior Operations Managers and Team Managers. Between them they take responsibility for the receipt and stowing of inventory, picking, packing and shipping, to ensure that our customers receive what they want, when they want it.

Whatever your background or current area of expertise, if you’re motivated by results and driven enough to achieve them, Amazon is a great place to be. We’re all about flexibility: we expect you to adapt to changes quickly and we encourage you to try new things and take your career down different paths. Because it’s only by coming up with new ideas and challenging the status quo that we can continue to be the most customer-centric company on Earth.

Company address

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Czech Republic
ID: 3257541   Dátum zverejnenia: 30.11.2017