Purchasing trainee

Stage By Nissan
  • Oct 2016
  • Purchasing
  • Montigny Le Bretonneux
  • To be negotiated


Purchasing trainee

Position Title

Purchasing trainee

Mission and Main Objectives

Assigned to the Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organization (RNPO) in a team of 4 buyers, the trainee manages a defined scope of activities in the department Facilities and Services for HR services for Renault and Nissan projects, supporting the Commodity Buyer.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

The trainee shall be responsible for the following activities:

·  Contribute to the supplier choice process in collaboration with the commodity buyer:
·  Supplier panel elaboration;
·  RFP (Request For Proposal) consultation and commercial offer gathering
·  Commercial negotiations
·  Financial risks assessment
·  Contract activity piloting
·  Manage purchasing orders in correct time manner
·  Coordination with internal clients ( both Renault and Nissan)
·  Follow up performance with the supplier and search opportunities for performance improvement (saving).
·  Support in the monthly performance reporting
·  Support in the transversal activities cross RBU (regional business unit across all Europe)
·  Trainee will be fully integrated as a Junior Commodity Buyer, working closely with the Commodity Buyer.
·  Depending on the workload, the Trainee might support others Commodity Buyers among the team ( Training, Dealer Training, Consulting)

Additional Tasks and responsibilities (include team management, if any)

·  HR services
·  Contractors : Trainee will be in charge of Request For Proposals for services needs, from the reception of the Book of specifications to Orders editing and reporting
·  Assist the Commodity Buyer for Recruitment services, Temporary Staff, and Relocation mainly on savings tracking, reporting, contract monitoring, performance review.
·  Fully involved in new projects with the Commodity buyer: clarification of the request,supporting internal clients to define strategy and panel. Run the Request For Proposal.



Type of Contract

Internship/student placement

Site / Location of Position

France - Montigny Le Bretonneux

Legal Entity

(NESAS) Nissan Europe SAS - Montigny Le Bretonneux, France

Background & Experience

·  Last year of the study in the following domains (engineering,commerce, purchasing)
·  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; curious mindset
·  Cross-cultural mindset and desire to work in the international environment
·  Good Analytic competencies
·  Fluent English Good knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and facultative: SAP

European Language


Language Level


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