Procurement & Supply Intern - Summer 2023



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About The Group


From a small store in Turin to a large, internationally recognized group: we are present in 90 countries around the world, with over 4,000 employees and 30 companies, managed directly and indirectly by the Luigi Lavazza Spa parent company, which distribute and market our products and coffee machines. In addition to Lavazza, the following brands are also part of our Group: Carte Noire, Merrild, Kicking Horse, Eraclea and Whittington tea.


Joining Lavazza means doing business with passion, knowing that the impact of our work goes beyond the quality of the production chain. We are a big family and we are constantly looking for new talents who share our values and can enrich our team.



Job Purpose/Overview


At Lavazza, the Purchasing Intern will assist in the assessment and improvements to supplier category and or risk assessment within the category management portfolio. Intern will evaluate reporting, collect and analyze data through indexes (external industry & internal practices) and work on a continuous improvement project to yield results or process improvements in the aforementioned areas. During this internship, the intern will not only gain exposure to their desired industry, but will be able to gain exposure in all departments within Lavazza. 

Location: West Chester, PA



Key Responsibilities


  • Shadow Key Job Functions as part of Orientation
  • Understand and evaluate market conditions (inflation, logistics and supply disruptions)
  • Research index tools and maximization of data collected for supplier categorization and risk assessments
  • Attend Project meetings (where applicable) and present information
  • Recommend process improvement 



Job Specifications/Qualifications


  • Post high-school education and currently pursuing a four-year college degree from an accredited institution; Supply Chain, or related field majors required
  • MS Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint proficiency
  • Strong writing and grammar skills with attention to detail
  • This intern will work closely with the Buying Operations team, Procurement Analyst, Sourcing Manager, and key stakeholders as they vary depending on project




  • Hybrid work model
  • Mentor Program
  • Weekly professional development workshops
  • Onsite cafeteria and gym
  • Flexible business casual dress code policy – jean friendly
  • Fun trainings with our coffee Trainers
  • Ability to be barista certified
  • Free coffee, anytime!




Lavazza is an equal opportunity employer. At Lavazza we are proud to celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees.

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