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Procurement Intern


Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  25047
Segment:  Procurement

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


The Procurement Intern will be responsible for supporting United States/Canada Procurement Operations and our Global Procurement Optimization team.


• Contact suppliers
• Obtain legal and compliance documentation (Confidentiality Agreements, Contracts, Specifications, etc.)
• Facilitate lab and trial production run sample requests
• Analyze spend and conduct cost analysis
• Participate in team meetings
• Support buyers in day-to-day activities
• Support reporting/training/managing reports to drive compliance on our national MRO programs
• Analyze spend and conduct cost analysis on Indirect spend categories
• Facilitate communication to buyers on new raw material evaluations
• Participate in weekly new raw material evaluation meetings
• Facilitate resolution of delivery and quality issues
• Assist in the data entry of forecasted costs for raw materials and packaging
• Commodity / Market price tracking
• Preparation of presentation materials for Executive Leadership, Customers, Internal Stakeholders
• Assist buyers in monthly auditing of price variances to our standard costs

  • MBA or undergraduate student pursuing Business or Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Strong Excel, statistical and spreadsheet analysis skills
  • Strong understanding of Economics and Financial Analysis
  • Strong communication (written & verbal) skills

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.


Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

Job Segment: Data Entry, MBA, Administrative, Management

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