Supply Chain Intern (Purchasing)

San Diego, CA, US
Nov 20, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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 Summer Intern will assist the purchasing team in the formulation and execution of raw material purchasing strategies, tracking raw material inventory levels, and meeting weekly with suppliers. This individual will also expedite and revise orders to meet the changing needs of the business. The Supply Chain Intern will be directly involved in maintaining data within the ERP system.

  • Track raw materials from time of purchase to time of receipt.
  • Work within the Item Master and update via instruction from the Site Buyer/Planner.
  • Assist Warehouse team with any incoming receipt issues.
  • Other duties/projects as assigned by supervisor.

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in pursuit of a Bachelor's degree in business. Supply Chain focus preferred.
  • Must be actively going into the junior or senior year of undergraduate program.
  • Advanced user of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • 3.0 GPA.
  • Must be able to routinely lift over 35 lbs.

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.