Cabot Corporation

  • Purchasing Intern (6 month)

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    # of Openings
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    Temporary Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    We are looking for a Purchasing Team Intern for a period of 6 months. We will provide you with experience of the practical knowledge and opportunities to acquire new skills and knowledge by supporting Purchasing Department day-to-day activities and executing projects that improve departments performance against organizations goals and requirements.


    Job Responsibilities

    • Generate and maintain appropriate Purchasing documents
    • Maintain records of prices and terms negotiated with suppliers
    • Expedite purchase orders; contact suppliers to follow up on delivery dates and other order-related issues, such as changes, cancellations, invoicing, etc.
    • Serve as initial interface with suppliers on commercial and non-technical issues
    • Assist with the collection of data and research of new sources for standard items
    • Ensure compliance with Purchasing Ethics, Sarbanes-Oxley 404, ISO and Corporate Standards, Values, audit rules, laws, etc.
    • Perform other duties and job tasks according to employer’s written and verbal orders


    • Some college education or equivalent education preferred
    • Fluent in English
    • Ability to organize and handle multiple tasks in an efficient manner

    About Cabot

    Founded in 1882, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel and elastomer composites.


    Our Business Service Centre in Riga, Latvia employs more than 150 enthusiastic and talented team members who are responsible for proving financial, IT, purchasing and customer services support for Cabot’s 21 locations in Europe the Middle East and Africa.

    At Cabot Latvia, our people are our biggest asset, they make Cabot a great place to work. We have a passion for the work we do, which inspires us to achieve great results. We encourage culture based on respect, integrity, responsibility and excellence. We also believe that time spent at work should be both rewarding and interesting. Our passionate employees have built an active social life within the company that is driven by several committees, regular team building and social events. We are proud of our culture and work environment that we can ensure to our employees.


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