Procurement Systems Intern (2023)

Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)


Procurement Systems Intern (2023) Req ID #:  214392 Location: 

US At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe. Job Summary We are seeking a Procurement Systems Intern for our Procurement team located in Wilmington, MA.

An Internship at Charles River Labs provides real world, hands-on experience for college students looking to gain knowledge and skills required for your career field of choice, while giving you an unparalleled internship experience.  We are dedicated to ensuring our Intern population can experience the ability to Grow, Perform, and Succeed during their time on board. 

The Procurement Systems Intern will support multiple projects in the Procurement to Pay space including master data integration, supplier registration, purchase order processing and procurement analytics using Power BI or Excel.   Additionally work areas to include support of procurement's learning and development program.

The Intern will have the opportunity to help Charles River Labs in a real-world environment. The position will provide opportunities to present to small groups in a safe and encouraging environment to help build on public speaking and executive presence. Job Qualifications

The following are minimum requirements related to the Procurement Systems Intern position.

•    Student currently enrolled in an accredited college/university undergraduate degree program pursuing a BS degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Supply Chain, or Business Administration.   

•    Minimum GPA of 3.3

•    Effective communication and listening skills in a teamwork environment

•    Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects with a strong attention to detail

•    Possess proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

•    Possess some proficiency in Power BI

•    Have a general understanding of procurement, supply chain and ERP systems

About Corporate Functions

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to [email protected] This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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2023-01-25 00:00:00

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