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Strategic Sourcing Intern

Company: SPX Cooling Tech LLC
Location: Overland Park
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Want to be part of a professional, caring team focused on making a difference in communities around the world? Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, SPX Cooling Tech is an innovative manufacturer of commercial HVAC and industrial cooling systems for hospitals, data centers, oil and gas refineries, power plants and process cooling facilities around the globe. Companies rely on SPX Cooling Tech's Marley, Recold and SGS brands to provide comfort, mission critical and industrial cooling solutions.

New hires at SPX Cooling Tech enjoy a supportive work environment with benefits that begin on the first day of work, including mentorship and tuition assistance, a competitive compensation and bonus plan, flexible health plan, 401(k) match, and opportunities for career advancement.

When it began as the Marley Company more than 100 years ago, SPX Cooling Tech was the first cooling tower manufacturer to pioneer cooling solutions for large industrial applications. Since then, we have worked together as a company to provide innovative solutions for iconic buildings and essential infrastructure all around. Now, SPX Cooling Tech and its brands are active in more than 80 countries, and rapidly growing organically and through acquisitions as part of SPX Tech.

With its people-centric culture, SPX Cooling Tech prides itself on attracting top talent to the industry. Apply to work with our ever-growing team and help us keep the world cool!


This position's primary purpose is to assist the Strategic Sourcing department in maintaining supply chain relationships and monitoring suppliers' performance. Key responsibilities include developing relationships with suppliers, resolving and negotiating disputes between the company and suppliers, and identifying and managing cost savings projects. This position is the party solely responsible for updating the ERP system with supplier pricing as well as developing pricing for use in quotations. Additional duties include communicating market trends and expediting the delivery of parts. Key success criteria include timely, accurate maintenance of supplier pricing information, as well as effectively developing and strengthening relationships with suppliers.


  • Assist the Strategic Sourcing department in maintaining supply chain relationships and monitoring suppliers' performance
  • Assist with resolving and negotiating disputes between the company and its suppliers
  • Assist with identifying and managing cost savings projects
  • Update ERP system with supplier pricing
  • Develop pricing for use in quotations
  • Communicate market trends
  • Develop relationships with suppliers
  • Expedite delivery of parts


    • Bachelor's degree in progress
    • Experience in purchasing and/or materials management preferred
    • Experience in Lean manufacturing philosophy and work environment preferred
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
    • Certified Purchasing Manager designation preferred
    • Proficiency in an ERP system preferred

      Thank you for your interest in our company.


Keywords: SPX Cooling Tech LLC, Overland Park , Strategic Sourcing Intern, Other , Overland Park, Kansas

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