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Strategic Sourcing Intern

Location Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota Date posted 12/01/2023 Job ID 13021
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CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS Inc. is a $45 billion, Fortune 100, global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, agronomy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to creating connections to empower agriculture, helping its farmer-owners, customers and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, seed, crop protection products, grain marketing services, production and agricultural services, animal nutrition products, foods and food ingredients, and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries and pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products.

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Strategic Sourcing group for a Sourcing/Procurement Intern. This role will play an important part in advancing specific Sourcing projects, driving efficiencies within our standard processes, and supporting core Sourcing activities. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, be detail oriented, collaborative, and operate independently in a fast paced environment. This internship is for Summer 2023.


  • Support overall sourcing strategies, projects, and initiatives.
  • Assist purchasing technology group in operational improvement and optimization projects.
  • Assist with contract administration.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment of sourcing objectives and requirements.
  • Participate in vendor selection events.
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify potential suppliers and vendors.
  • Monitor and report on supplier performance.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Enrolled in relevant coursework in 2 or 4 year higher education institution or Masters level degree, or recent graduate interested in gaining internship experience.
  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Interest in agricultural business and/or sourcing/procurement, supply chain, business management, and technology.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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