Global Supply Management - Intern (Summer 2022)

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Intern

Company Description

Since we first opened our doors in 2009, the world of commerce has evolved immensely – and so has Square. After enabling anyone to take a payment and never miss a sale, we saw sellers stymied by disparate, outmoded products and tools that wouldn’t work together. So we expanded into software and started building integrated, omnichannel solutions – to help sellers sell online, manage inventory, run a busy kitchen, book appointments, engage loyal buyers, and hire and pay staff. And across it all, we’ve embedded financial services tools at the point of sale, so merchants can access a business loan and manage their cash flow all in one place.

Today, we’re a partner to sellers of all sizes – large, enterprise-scale businesses with complex commerce operations, sellers just starting out, as well as merchants who began selling with Square and have grown larger over time. As our sellers scale, so do our solutions. We all grow together.

There is a massive opportunity in front of us. We’re building a business that is big, meaningful, and lasting. And we are helping sellers around the world do the same.

Job Description

Our hardware team builds the tangible connection to all that is Block. With the Square Card Reader and the introduction of Square Stand, our family of devices is growing - and this is only the beginning. As we introduce more and more of our products to the world, our hardware footprint expands. 

As a Global Supply Manager - Intern on the Hardware Operations team, you will be help manage supplier business partnerships on Square’s Hardware portfolio. In addition, you will help develop and execute sourcing strategies from a wide variety of component manufacturers. 

You will:

  • Work cross-functionally with Engineering and Program/Materials Management to achieve best-in-class supply chain nodes and track vendor deliverables. 

  • Strategic Sourcing: vendor relationship management, gathering market intelligence and data on potential suppliers. 

  • Supply management: work with suppliers to negotiate business terms and ensure Square receives the cost, quality and performance necessary for today's global market.

  • Manage any global supply chain disruptions in real time with the support of an international team.

  • Risk Management: Analyze technical and business risks and develop strategies for mitigation in a dynamic industry.

  • Exposure to supply chain management tools to track supplier and supply chain key metric performances and supply chain key metrics. 


You Have:

  • Microsoft Excel and/or Google Suite Skills

  • Good communicative skills and ability to work in a collaborative, cross functional environment and multi-task

  • Pursuing a BS or MS degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related disciplines. Graduating between December 2022 and June 2024.

  • MBA or technical background a plus (but we are also open to undergradates) 


Role Location:

This internship is open to remote based in the United States. Square internships are 12-weeks long.

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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