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Supplier Sustainability Specialist - Intern

Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Job ID: R0036701
Date Posted: Nov 29, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY USA INC
Profession (Job Category): Administration & Facilities
Job Type (Experience Level): Internship
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: Yes

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Description

Company:

At Hitachi Energy, our purpose is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals, and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

General Information:

Hitachi Energy is committed to creating a sustainable, flexible, and secure energy system. We need talented people from different backgrounds, genders, and cultures to achieve our purpose of advancing a sustainable energy future for all. Our goal is to attract diverse talent by providing a paid full-time, 12-week learning opportunity for students at all levels (bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D.) across the United States and Canada.

Internships are first and foremost a learning experience for a student. We treat interns like fellow team members and assign work that is not only impactful to the organization, but to their own professional development. We encourage our interns to challenge the status quo with their unique points of view and highlight how they can create real impacts in helping us solve the challenges of today and the demands of tomorrow. Since our company is global, interns will also have a chance to work in our global teams on projects that impact our customers around the world.

As a Supplier Sustainability Specialist Intern, you will assist the Supplier Development Engineering team as well as the Supply Chain Category Management team. You will use professional communication, critical thinking, and time management skills to support active strategic sourcing projects and critical supplier sustainability strategies alongside the Hub NAM Supplier Sustainability Specialist.

You will also have the opportunity to work with other motivated interns and engage with members of other teams such as Planning & Fulfillment, Operations, ITM, and Factory teams to expand your knowledge, skills, and abilities related to Supplier Sustainability.

Work Location:  Remote *some travel will be required*. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage supplier sustainability projects with guidance from the Supplier Sustainability Specialist
  • Implement improvements in supplier processes and controls where sustainability is affected
  • Review sustainability metrics and ensure completion of sustainability actions with the supply base
  • Manage and lead EcoVadis activities inside the supply base
  • Assist in supplier sustainability reviews with cross-functional teams
  • Actively promote Hitachi Energy’s clean energy practices inside the supply base
  • Apply and implement Hitachi Energy SCM standards, tools, and processes for sustainable supply
  • Business travel: 1-3 possible trips over the summer internship period

Your background:

  • Rising junior or senior obtaining their bachelor’s OR master's degree in an Engineering, Quality, Environmental, or Safety oriented discipline
  • Participation in school or extracurricular activities and experience in leadership roles
  • Demonstrated project management skills for multi-discipline projects
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Multilingual is a plus
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university program in the US
  • Must be currently authorized to work for Hitachi Energy in the US

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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