About Cadence: Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic systems design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design™ strategy to deliver software, hardware, and IP that turn design concepts into reality. Cadence® customers are the world’s most innovative companies, delivering extraordinary electronic products from chips to boards to complete systems for the most dynamic market applications, including hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, mobile, aerospace, consumer, industrial and healthcare. Fortune magazine has named Cadence one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For for nine years in a row.

About the Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) organization: We are about People. Partnership. Performance. We provide strategic value in Cadence’s procurement process that includes spend visibility, sourcing, contract management, operations, and supplier management. Procurement proactively delivers a simplified and efficient solution that improves our customers' experience while ensuring compliance/risk mitigation and identifying cost savings opportunities.

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to impact the world of technology.

The role

This role will operate within the Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS) Team under Procurement Operations and partner closely with key stakeholders to support projects, as necessary.

Job responsibilities:

  • Review the purchasing process for indirect goods and services from sourcing contracts.
  • Partner with the team to expedite purchasing requests.
  • Ensure execution of defined purchasing requirements in line with audit 2 and 3-way match audit process.
  • Provide order status reporting updates weekly.
  • Provide general administrative support to procurement operations and sourcing teams.
  • Collect, edit, and provide Procurement data for financial analysis.
  • Understand the Global Procurement Policy collaboration and training.
  • Support Procurement / Contracts Projects as required.

Job qualifications

An interest in Procurement and Supplier Chain activities working within a team with the focus on building knowledge and experience in a global technology company.

Education and experience:

  • Currently enrolled in a BS/MS in Procurement/Business Administration or equivalent
  • General understanding of procurement, supplier chain, supplier management
  • Good verbal experience within a team environment
  • Capable of analytical thinking
  • Basic knowledge of policies, procedures, and technology
  • Understanding of ERP systems. i.e., SAP, Ariba, Oracle, Workday etc.
  • Good working knowledge of MS office suite including Teams, OneDrive, and Webex programs
  • Can commit to at least a 12-week internship
  • Ability to relocate to the Bay Area, California for the duration of the internship

Additional information

Cadence is committed to equal employment opportunity and employment equity throughout all levels of the organization. We strive to attract a qualified and diverse candidate pool and encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace.