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Purchasing Intern (Chatt - Jerome Ave)

Company: Heatec, Inc.
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary:A Purchasing intern's role is to assist current buyers in successfully completing the following duties:

  • Responsible for order planning, buying, and expediting of goods and services required for production, sales, facilities, and administrative support.
  • Receives suggested order requirements through MRP order processing, advance notifications, requestors, and forecast planning. Communicates orders and schedules needs with applicable suppliers.
  • Requisitions documents for order entry process. Accuracy is critical regarding all aspects of the document formatting.
  • Proofs newly created or revised order documents prior to signature of contract acceptance, taking corrective actions when applicable.
  • Reviews work order and production lists to identify and address specialty materials with emphasis on lead times in consideration of production scheduling and inventory management.
  • Expedites material requirements against manufacturing schedule.
  • Maintains management status reports for material planning.
  • Coordinates material quotations and cost maintenance.
  • Monitors and reports on vendor/product performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Reports cost and vendor performance on focus product/vendor assignments.
  • Researches and evaluates vendor/product alternatives on an ongoing basis.
  • Represents the Purchasing Department through participation in committee and (intra/inter) departmental meetings and activities.
  • Evaluates business matters for compliance with departmental and company policy.
  • Monitors purchase involvement of employees outside the Purchasing Department.
  • Follows company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Follows proper safety rules and procedures at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications:
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and activities concurrently.
    • Ability to perform high volumes of varied activities on a regular basis.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, in a business environment and deal with a diverse public.
    • Must be able to analyze cost data for products/services and develop management recommendations as to the financial and operations benefits/consequences.
    • Must be self-motivated and maintain high level of personal initiative.
    • Must work as a team member, maintaining a positive attitude toward planning changes and management philosophy and deviations from the standard norm.
    • Must present oneself in appearance, attire, attitude, and presence indicative of the job environment.
    • Understanding of mechanical, electronic, and electrical products required.
    • Typing skills required.
    • Proficiency with word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications required.
    • Working knowledge of electronic data exchange required.
    • Ability to work with multiple, critical, and varied deadlines in a high stress situation required.
    • Must subscribe to a high level of ethical standards.
    • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent certificate required.

Keywords: Heatec, Inc., Chattanooga , Purchasing Intern (Chatt - Jerome Ave), Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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