FN America, LLC Purchasing Intern in Columbia, South Carolina

Purchasing Intern

Location: Columbia, SC

Job Code: 347

Salary/Rate of Pay:

Job Brief: Purchasing summer internship with FN America, LLC - The World's Most Battle-Proven Firearms.™


Purchasing summer internship with FN America, LLC - The World's Most Battle-Proven Firearms.™

The selected intern will gain a broader understanding of supply chain management fundamentals; specifically related to procurement and strategic sourcing. This program will develop a broader understanding of developing the supply base and ensuring confidentially and compliance requirements are met. Additionally, this program will develop the importance of initiating and leading continuous improvement projects to enhance company performance and processes. The intern will work cross-functionally with other functional departments to gain a better understanding of how decisions impact the supply chain. The roles and responsibilities assigned to the intern will provide real world experience from a strategic and transactional perspective.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Renew applicable supplier NDA's to ensure adherence to validity term dates

  • Track Supplier open orders to ensure adherence to delivery dates and expedite as required

  • Work with Procurement Manager and IT department to set up the Purchasing SharePoint site to enhance organization of key data and information for the department

  • Support Receiving Inspection and Supplier Quality Engineering to properly disposition and execute suppler returns (RTV) as necessary

  • Work with suppliers to obtain necessary information to resolve Invoice discrepancies and/or quantity discrepancies


  • Major in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration

  • Proficient in MS Office applications

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Affiliation with professional organizations such as APICS, preferred


Interns must be a full-time enrolled student, in good standing with their respective educational institution, having completed one (1) full year of university studies and having achieved the standing of at least a 2nd year university student, at either a two-year or four-year institution of higher learning. GPA must be 3.0 or higher and student must not be on academic probation.


VEVRAA Federal Contractor

FN America, LLC is a U.S. subsidiary of FN Herstal, S.A., a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, reliable firearms for military, law enforcement and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia with manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina, FN America is passionately committed to providing its customers with a portfolio of FN-branded products, training and support services that enhance user performance and safeguard their lives. For more information, visit us at www.fnamerica.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.