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Sourcing Back Office Trainee

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies.

About this opportunity


This is an exciting opportunity for a junior trainee to join our Procurement / Purchasing Team at Crown. The Team manages the Sourcing of raw materials and general supplies to support our Beverage-Can Manufacturing business.  

Reporting to the Finance Controller for Sourcing, the Sourcing Trainee will form part of the back-office function. You will be supporting Managers with the administrative activities required to facilitate the forecast and budget process, maintain prices across the group through data updates across systems, and run daily transactions. 


Main Responsibilities
•    Maintain purchase prices, supplier Master Data and indexes in multiple systems 
•    Participate in the budgetary and forecast process.
•    Support period-end closing.
•    Adhere to company processes and support managers with maintaining compliance with SOX policies and procedures 
•    Take opportunities for continuous improvement and optimization of sourcing processes


Required Education and Qualifications
•    Bachelor +4/5 Master’s degrees


Required Knowledge and Experience
•    Well-developed data and analytical knowledge


Beneficial but not required 
•    Prior experience in a Data Management role 
•    Prior exposure to Process Automation 


Required Skills and Competencies
•    Strong Excel skills, ideally advanced level 
•    Knowledge of ERP systems
•    Proficient in English with good spoken and written English language skills 
•    Team Player
•    Open to working in a diverse, multi-national environment
•    Able to productively work under minimal supervision 
•    Exceptional attention to detail
•    Strong ethics, ability to maintain confidentiality


Location: Saint-Ouen
Functional Area: Sourcing / Procurement
Experience Level: Junior / Trainee
Type of Contract: 6 months Internship Start date : January 2023


What Crown can offer you? 

  • the opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment
  • to be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance  
  • professional and personal development through training and work experiences 
  • strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees  

Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging.  


Equal opportunity 

Crown is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 


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Sourcing Back Office Trainee

Requisition ID:  1908

Saint-Ouen, FR, 93400

Functional Area:  Sourcing and Supply Chain
Experience Level:  Graduate/Entry level
Type of Contract:  Intern

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