Internship, Supply Chain - North Carolina

Durham, NC, US
Nov 17, 2020
Bio NC
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Ready to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? Since 2013, Novartis Gene Therapies (formerly AveXis) has had one focus: bringing change to those devastated by genetic diseases.

The Novartis Gene Therapies culture embraces this mission. As a compassionate and dedicated team, we are enthusiastic about the science behind our work and finding answers to difficult questions. We are dedicated to communities affected by rare diseases, and these patients and families are the motivation for everything we do.

We have built a team with exceptional depth of experience, unified by a common vision; to develop gene therapies with the potential to positively impact the lives of the patients and families devastated by rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Though we are proud of what we have achieved to date, we remain relentlessly focused on making that vision a reality.

The Supply Chain intern will be responsible for assisting the North Carolina supply chain team in meeting both departmental and corporate objectives. This individual will have the opportunity to become an instrumental part of the daily supply chain activities. This could include data analytics, purchase order creation and maintenance, warehouse operations, inventory management, production planning and improving supply chain business process systems.

  • Support Purchasing/Planning department on a daily basis.
  • Access, navigate and update QAD enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
  • Participate in weekly supply planning meetings (internal and external).
  • Assist with internal / global communications on daily topics.
  • Perform data collection, spreadsheet creation, and data analysis.
  • Assists the Supply Chain Team in tracking raw materials, fixing incoming receipt errors and meeting weekly with suppliers.
  • Create and report key performance metrics related to purchasing and inventory management.
  • Other Related duties as assigned.

  • Rising junior or senior pursuing major in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering or Science.
  • Solid analytical skills and self-motivated.
  • Advanced user of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously while ensuring accurate and timely completion of tasks.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

The level of this position will be based on the final candidate's qualifications.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Novartis Gene Therapies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.