The Intern, Procurement and Supply Management (P&SM) (Mechanical) is responsible for working with Category Analysts, Managers, and Senior Managers to support and drive a variety of projects. The incumbent works with different teams (e.g. Business, Legal, Compliance, or Finance) to ensure that deadlines and deliverables are met. The projects provide the opportunity to learn and gain experience while being mentored. The Mechanical Category team includes Locomotive, Railcar, and Multimodal Purchases. Team members are expected to lead projects and oversee all aspects of the project portfolio.
Perform spend analysis for baseline on Category projects
Carry out analyses for project recommendations
Assist and lead Category Analyst in building requirements for Request for Proposal (RFP)
Assist and lead Category Managers in elaborating Award of Business (AOB)
Manage and ensure compliance of AOB tagging
Manage contract compliance
Assist and lead Category Analyst with project management tasks such as logistics, delivery and inspection updates, invoice discrepancies, and transmission of expenditures reports to Finance
Proficient Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 Suite
Proficient Knowledge of Teams, Sharepoint and Notes
Knowledge of Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) and ARIBA*
Knowledge of reporting software such as Tableau and SmartSheet
Strong communication skills, bilingual both written and verbal (English and French)
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Autonomous and good sense of project ownership
Recent Grad or working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business, Finance, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent.
- Any experience/education/skills/knowledge for these above would be considered as an asset
CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.
CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.