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Duquesne Light Company 2022 Summer Internship - Supply Chain in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute the company's strategic sourcing program and category sourcing strategies.

  • Measure and report progress against objectives.

  • Conduct a thorough analysis of company‚Äôs current and future material and services spend. Collect and organize related specifications and standards.

  • Understand current market trends and conditions.

  • Build and maintain profiles of supply market and key suppliers.

  • Perform the required due diligence related to the assessment of prospective suppliers, executing requests for proposal/pricing, negotiating contracts, and ensuring effective transition to new suppliers. Uses financial analysis and modeling to evaluate supplier proposals.

Education/Experience Requirements

Candidates should be majoring in Supply Chain Management. Students must complete have completed thier sophomore year.


Incumbent should have strong analytical skills, demonstrated interpersonal skills, and competence working both individually and as a team member. Incumbent should demonstrate the ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and work with highly confidential information.

Demonstrated ability to present ideas logically and concisely to diverse audiences at all organizational levels, both verbally and in writing.

Moderate to Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills are highly desired.

Working knowledge of eProcurement and eSourcing technologies.

Office Environment:

Work will be conducted in a hybrid environment with some time working remotely, and some time required to be in-office/on-site. Candidates must be within close proximity to Pittsburgh.


Applicants must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and social media screen.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.