22 February 2021

Pfizer Supply Chain Internship Opportunity 2021

Description: Pfizer has a Supply Chain Internship Opportunity 2021 for graduates to gain job experience through this internship. 

We re looking for Graduates with a bachelors degree in either Supply Chain, Logistics, or finance with an interest in Project Management, Supply Chain, Transport and Logistics.

Location: Sandton

Candidates should meet the below criteria:

  • Undergraduate student seeking job experience.
  • Strong communication, organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, energetic and result-oriented
  • Youth, recent graduates under the age of 25
  • Johannesburg based
  • South African citizens

Key Deliverables/Development areas

  • Management of the end to end import permit process
  • Ensure permits are applied for and sent to the ELC and requesting plant.
  • Notify Demand Planner of potential risks to product supply and take mitigating action as agreed.
  • Issuing of pre-alert (ASN) to assist with on time product receipt at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP) per schedule.
  • Processing of purchase orders to support business processes
  • Weekly preparation of the QA location report and close follow up on local release lead-times for urgent and critical shipments.
  • Data gathering to support end to end analysis of in market Supply Chain process.
  • Master data,
  • Support market to market full process review and analysis for receiving market
  • Understanding the Supply Chain Metrics
  • Review of sales pace and proactive flag of overselling products
  • Assist with the resolution of Inter Company Operations queries
  • Assist with the LSP distribution cost review and reconciliation
  • Facilitate the development of a budget tracker for all logistics costs for both South Africa and Kenya, working with local finance to understand the financial reporting process.
  • Competencies to be assessed

The successful candidate will need to show the below competencies:

  • Can follow instructions and take ownership
  • Good level of communication skills is a must
  • Analytical
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset
  • Excel and Teams proficiency
  • Works well in a team

Pfizer careers are like no other. In our culture of individual ownership, we believe in our ability to improve future healthcare, and potential to transform millions of lives. 

We’re looking for new talent to join our global community, to unearth new innovative therapies that make the world a healthier place.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.