Summer 2020 Supply Chain Intern - Virginia in Leesburg, VA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want​

Challengers.  People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.​

Teammates.  Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.​

Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.​

Strategic thinkers. Interns who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.​

Customer-oriented achievers. Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.​

Game changers. Persistent interns who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better. ​

What You Get Out of the Internship​

Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we’re looking to expand our talent.  As a result, we are looking for people with a passion for Supply Chain to help ensure that we are exceeding the expectations of our customers. As a Supply Chain intern at Stryker, you will:​


  • Apply classroom knowledge in a fast-paced and growing industry setting​

  • Impact the development and manufacturing of cutting edge products​

  • Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills​

  • Put the customer first, and gain valuable experience as a result​

  • Network with key/high-level stakeholders and leaders of the business​

  • Be a part of an innovative team and culture​

Opportunities Available​

As a Supply Chain intern at Stryker, you will be placed in one of the following teams:​



Purchasing Analyst interns help procure raw materials from Stryker’s suppliers with the right quality, at the right price, arriving at the right time.  They continuously re-evaluate desired inventory targets throughout the duration of a product’s life cycle.​


Business Planner interns are responsible for scheduling the production of products on our manufacturing lines to balance optimal cost efficiencies for our business while supporting customer sales.  They facilitate the communication between Operations and Marketing regarding future inventory projections.​


Distribution interns help prepare for the monthly Executive Demand Review and facilitate the discussion of key demand planning topics for the meeting.  They may lead a cross-functional project focused on improving the Integrated Business Planning process.  Interns will learn how to use data analytics to problem solve and make better informed business decisions.  They will partner with Marketing, Sales, Finance, and Operations to develop forward looking demand plans.​

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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