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Procurement Co-Op 2023

TX, US | Full Time
28 Days Ago

Job Description

BRANCH out of the classroom and GROW through hands-on experience. 

Olin is proud of the robust college program we have built and our ability to grow talent from within. Many of our interns/co-ops return semester after semester and join full-time after graduation. A career at Olin means more than a traditional career path; it is the opportunity to explore each of our industry leading divisions, departments and desirable locations. We cultivate diverse experiences and career-building opportunities uniquely designed to help you flourish in your role or career. 

Join Olin’s previous college recruits who have grown with us to become plant leaders, supply chain directors and commercial gurus.  Olin Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls, a division of Olin Corporation, is seeking Business or Supply Chain students to support the Procurement team.  These positions will be located at Olin's Houston office in Katy, TX.

Our college recruiting program is aimed at students who have completed their sophomore year of college or beyond.  Students in our college program are encouraged to work at different Olin plants, divisions and business functions as they progress from one assignment to the next.

Examples of Daily Activities:

  • Assist the Strategic Sourcing Specialists in executing competitive bid events and other sourcing projects
  • Investigate and qualify suppliers; Identify potential suppliers and issue Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • Assist with the tracking and reporting of supplier performance issues
  • Learn to effectively utilize SAP to enter and retrieve information to prepare monthly reports and presentations
  • Provide support across all procurement categories
  • Assist in the preparation of materials and presentations reflecting Procurement’s cost-reduction initiatives


  • Enrolled at an accredited college or university majoring in an undergraduate or graduate Business, Supply Chain, or supply chain-related degree program.  Preference given to students located within 50 miles of the assigned Olin location.
  • Must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale at all times throughout your time at Olin. An official transcript will be required each term. Cumulative GPA on current institution transcript will be used in transfer college situations
  • Must have completed sophomore year prior to first assignment with Olin
  • Ability to work full time (40 hours a week during normal business hours) either January – May 2023 or August – December 2023. Not eligible for virtual work. 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with availability and desire to work a minimum of three (3) terms with no more than one of those terms occurring over the summer

Who we are: 

Olin Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls is one of three proud business units of Olin Corporation.  Olin began in 1892 and has steadily grown to become an industry leader in both ammunition and chemicals manufacturing.   Winchester, Olin Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls and Olin Epoxy employ approximately 8,000 professionals in more than 20 countries with customers in nearly 100 countries around the globe.

* Olin does not provide any form of sponsorship to applicants not authorized to work in the US.

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