Intern, Global Sourcing & Procurement

Location:  remote, United States Category: Procurement Employment Category: Fulltime-Temporary


Who We Are

It takes a village, and at BioMarin our corporate groups are the people behind our success. Groups such as IT, Finance, Legal, Global Compliance & Ethics, and our People Team provide foundational support of all areas of operation at BioMarin.
The BioMarin Summer Internship Program will enable students to gain valuable experience and knowledge of the processes and systems within BioMarin, while gaining an insight into the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
This position will be in support of the Global Sourcing & Procurement organization.  Our Purpose is to be a high performing, trusted business partner who is recognized for leading and delivering outstanding services and value for the business. 
The GSP organization supports all of BioMarin, direct and indirect spend, to ensure that the company’s third party spend is managed effectively, efficiently. 
We are evaluating a variety of projects in the Global Sourcing & Procurement organization and will finalize the details as we get closer to the onboarding time.  All projects in our area will require strong data analytics and communication skills.
Sample projects are listed below as references
  • Creating a should cost analysis for products
  • Master data review and clean up in preparation for SAP transition 
  • Developing dashboards
  • Creating spend analytic models in support of category strategies
  • Supporting RFX events, including complex price comparisons
Required Skills:
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, analytical thinking and displays self-initiative
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytic skills – Excel required
  • Ability to manage complex datasets
Desired Skills:
  • Power BI capabilities
  • Category strategy/ procurement basic understanding
  • Student in their 3rd or 4th year of Undergrad or Master Candidate studying supply chain and/ or supply chain operations or data analytics.
  • Student must be returning to school in the Fall Term OR has graduated within the 1 year of the start of the program. 
  • Must be available to work 40 hours a week.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Benefits of a BioMarin Internship:
  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences.
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)
  • Work in teams and with colleagues in a professional environment.
  • Develop skills specific to your major.
  • Opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning about other parts of the business.
In the U.S., the hiring range for this position is $ 24.00 to $ 30.00 per hour. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.