Global Supply Chain Intern

Summer 2023

Posted on 2/16/2023

Applied Materials

Applied Materials

10,001+ employees

Materials engineering for chips and displays

Industrial & Manufacturing

Austin, TX, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • Student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Supply Chain Management or a related major
  • Student must be in good academic standing at their university, with a GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Ability to problem-solve creatively and analytically
  • Commitment to quality and customer satisfaction
  • Excellent listening, writing, quantitative, qualitative and oral communication skills
  • Data analytics skills (E.g. advanced excel, working with multiple data sets)
  • Desire for continuous learning and improvement
  • Flexible and adaptable mindset who thrives in a results-driven culture
  • Authorized to work in the United States without current or future sponsorship
  • Completing supplier request for quotations (RFQs)
  • Working with suppliers on obsolescence compliance and training
  • Preparing supplier profiles for presenting to management
  • Performing part analytics to ensure parts are assigned to the proper commodity family
  • Interacting with Suppliers on cost reduction opportunities
  • Supporting Commodity Business Managers in various tasks including meeting & presentation preparation, supplier management, quarterly business reviews, supplier capacity reviews
  • Perform Buyer functions, including: Creating, re-scheduling, and cancelling POs per MRP
  • Call suppliers to get material status and expedite material
  • Resolve Accounts Payable issues related to PO invoice and receipt discrepancies
  • Find alternate/emergency sources for material
  • Provide material delivery updates directly to factory stakeholders and leadership
  • Mitigate excess POs and inventory through supplier negotiations
  • Perform MRP and Spend Analytics looking for optimization of business practice

Applied Materials, a leader in materials engineering solutions, creates technologies that handle the complex process of production for new chips and advanced displays on an industrial scale. By expertly modifying materials at atomic levels, they provide a distinct competitive edge. This setting fosters a culture of innovation and precision, making it an ideal workplace for those keen on impacting future technologies and contributing to technological advancements that shape industries.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Santa Clara, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Health insurance

End year bonus

Stock Purchase Plan

Wellbeing benefits


Development & training

Giving program