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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Procurement Intern in Dublin, Ireland

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.

At Grifols, we believe that diversity adds value to our business, our teams, and our culture. We are committed to equal employment opportunities that foster an inclusive environment.

The Procurement intern will be responsible to support ongoing operations within the Procurement department, both the GWWO Procurement team and Global Procurement Excellence team.

They will support Procurement team in the execution of goals and objectives for the procurement function. The Procurement team oversees purchasing all materials (packaging, consumables, chemicals, small tools, office equipment, PPE, services, etc.) required by the different functions within our facility and operations.

As an intern within this team, you will put your analytical and technical skills to the test to complete a project that will contribute to improve the functionality and level of service that team provides to our internal customers. Additionally, you will learn the SAP Ariba tool to support the internal stakeholder and suppliers in the management of this tool.

What your responsibilities will be:

  • Managing material and vendor master data

  • Engaging, developing, and enhancing interdepartmental communication within Grifols: Operations, Facilities, Maintenance, HR, Quality, Laboratory, etc.

  • Support in implementing change, improving and/or developing new processes as required to provide better services to our internal customers.

  • Collaborate for continual improvement in supplier service and costs

  • Collaborate with the Procurement team in market/industry research to prepare pre-negotiation meetings

  • Translate purchase requirements (PR) into Purchase Orders. Placing POs on SAP and follow up delivery dates with vendors

  • Perform Supplier Order Confirmations in SAP ERP system

  • Collaborate with Data Analytics. Collect, transform and analysis data to improve process or identify solutions for business problems. Submit reports to the team and if it’s necessary make presentation of a topic.

  • Pulling source information and updating price agreements/contracts on SAP.

  • Develop template for price comparison and support the specialist in vendor selection.

  • Support the update of Procurement documentation and processes where necessary

  • Assist with other Procurement projects as required

  • Support in managing the internal mailing of questions about the SAP Ariba platform.

  • Tracking of supplier onboarding flows in SLP Ariba to streamline response and approval times of internal teams and suppliers

  • Maintenance of internal catalogues in the SAP Ariba platform

  • Support to suppliers in the SAP Ariba catalogue management

What you will bring:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Highly motivated individuals who can collaborate in teams and be a self-starter.

  • Not afraid to ask questions and be curious, with willingness to learn.

  • Computer skills, Office 365, especially Excel.

  • Highly focused, with an analytical mindset to find solutions for problems

  • Open mindset to work with people from different culture backgrounds

  • Problem solving

  • Currently pursuing a degree in: Business, International Business, Operations Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Pharmaceutical field, (another related field may be considered)


  • Gain valuable hands-on experience in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Exposure to cutting-edge technologies and a dynamic, collaborative work environment.

  • Mentorship and guidance from industry experts.

  • Networking opportunities within the organization.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter explaining their interest in the Procurement Intern position at Grifols.

Grifols is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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Req ID: 509804

Type: Internship

Job Category: Purchasing/Procurement