Toledo, Ohio, United States

Global Sourcing Intern 2020

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Job ID 53447

Global Sourcing Intern

Do you consider yourself to be Extraordinary Talent?

At Owens Corning, interns are valued. Interns take on a great deal of responsibility and do impactful work, all while engaging in a dynamic learning experience. Interns work side by side with Owens Corning employees as team members and are expected to continuously elevate their performance and the results of the team as a whole.

As an intern at Owens Corning you will be encouraged to find innovative ways to achieve results while constantly striving for improvement. The Global Sourcing Interns are placed based on the needs of the Sourcing organization in alignment with the professional interest of the intern.

Program Description:

All intern opportunities within the Sourcing organization require the individual to demonstrate technical competence, maintain a business perspective, be customer focused, communicate with impact and be committed to self development.

Global Sourcing Intern assignments are in either a business group sourcing organizations (Roofing and Asphalt, Insulation, or Composites Solutions) or in one of the center-led, Corporate organizations (Global Energy, Capital Delivery, Indirect Services and MRO, Commodity sourcing, Transportation or Global Real Estate.) Interns have the opportunity to gain valuable experience, including negotiation skills, financial acumen,  accounting and business knowledge, as well as SAP experience, all while getting involved in significant projects that aid in enhancing interns’ business, technical and analytical skills.

Global Sourcing Interns are the primary source of candidates for Owens Corning’s Sourcing Leadership Development Program, a three-year rotational leadership development program.

Global Sourcing at Owens Corning:

Global Sourcing’s role is to translate internal business strategies into innovative and impactful external commercial actions with the myriad industries that make up our global supplier base. The mission for the function is to create value and mitigate risk with suppliers in order to grow competitive advantage for Owens Corning. Sourcing is integral to the performance of all areas of the company – it is accountable for all $3.8 billion of annual spend across many different categories, and 15,000 suppliers globally. Every employee of Owens Corning touches a supplier in some manner directly or indirectly at work every day.  

Selection Criteria:

  • Problem Solving
  • Oral and written communication; succinct and effective
  • Teamwork
  • Planning, organizing, and time management
  • Applied learning, adaptability
  • Proficient use of MS Office suite

Education:

Junior or Senior status with a major in Finance, Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, or Industrial Management with a 3.0 overall or greater GPA desired.

Internship Benefits:

  • Real work experience with challenging and meaningful assignments
  • Networking opportunities and exposure to senior leadership
  • Formal and informal personal and professional development activities
  • Career exploration
  • Project-specific training
  • Accountability for work
  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunity to evaluate the company and be evaluated for full-time employment
  • “Lunch with the Leader” forums
  • Tours of a plant facility
  • Project presentations to senior leadership
  • Social events (EPIC Toledo, Habitat for Humanity, etc.)
  • Subsidized housing

Location of Assignment: World Headquarters in Toledo, Ohio

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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