Intern – Supply Chain Management, USA


  • 13451
  • USA
  • Austin, Texas, Houston, Texas
  • Equinor US Operations LLC
  • Julia Ramos
  • Onshore
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Less than 1 year
  • Feb 22 2019

Job Description

Equinor is an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We’re the largest operator in Norway, among the world’s largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we’re building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

Technology, Projects and Drilling (TPD) aims to provide safe, efficient and cost competitive global well and project delivery, where cost competitive procurement will be an important contributing factor. Corporate wide procurement services will furthermore help drive down costs in the broader organisation. As Equinor’s technology centre, the business area aims to ensure commercially focused global technology development and implementation. In addition, the business area will provide line management with global expertise and global standards based on best practice. Moreover, the business area will drive the fast track initiative to move towards the industrialisation of small field development on the Norwegian continental shelf.

Job Description

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work in US and Mexico  Supply Chain activities supporting either the Onshore or Offshore business units. The successful candidate will work out of either our Houston or Austin office.

The Supply Chain Intern will report to the manager for one of the functional teams within Procurement International, US and Mexico.

Responsibilities and Duties

We are looking for an intern who is eager to gain exposure to challenging tasks across US and Mexico Procurement.

This role will involve multiple projects ranging from strategic to operational tasks (potentially one large project, or several smaller projects). The expectations, deliverables and timelines will be agreed between the Supply Chain Intern and relevant leader at beginning of the summer.

Some areas of responsibilities include the following:

Develop sourcing strategy and execute a Request for Proposal process

Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms

Build should-cost models for selected services

Execute tasks within the Requisition to Pay cycle (within SAP and Oildex OpenInvoice)

Drive improvement through LEAN methodology

Contract management and administration


Currently pursuing a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration

GPA  of 3.0 and above is required

Personal Qualities

Use foresight, and identify opportunities and challenges
Be imaginative, ambitious and stimulate new ideas
Challenge accepted truths and enter unfamiliar territory
Make clear demands on each other and push for constructive change
Understand and manage risk
Be truthful and act with integrity
Be curious, work together and share experience
Promote and value diversity
Communicate in a precise way, give and accept constructive feedback
Bring up ethical issues and challenges immediately
Deliver on promises
Continuously develop sound expertise, demonstrate commercial awareness and customer orientation
Strive for simplification and clarity, and focus on value-adding activities
Act decisively and be loyal to decisions
Show dedication and endurance, follow through and pay attention to important details
Cause zero harm to people and prevent accidents
Reduce the negative impact of our activities and products on the environment
Act within the law and comfortably within our own ethical policy
Demonstrate social responsibility and contribute to sustainable development
Respect the individual, help others to succeed and contribute to a positive working environment

We Offer

Not applicable

General Information

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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