Hunter Engineering Purchasing Co-Op - Spring 2019 in Bridgeton, Missouri
Hunter Engineering Company is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of computer based automotive service equipment. We are in search of an enthusiastic and self- motivated sophomore, junior, or senior with a major or minor in a field of study cohesive with Supply Chain Management.
The individual will be involved in a variety of projects which may include:
Preparing and analyzing quote packages.
Streamlining and assisting in day-to-day Maintenance, Repair, and Operation (MRO) purchases.
Strategically locating value-added suppliers outside of the current supply base.
Monitoring current supplier performance utilizing Total Cost of Ownership metrics
Overseeing and improving service part purchases from a European supply base
Analyzing commodity pricing with domestic and global indexes
Regulating inventory with lean objectives.
On a day to day basis, the selected candidate will work direct with other members of the purchasing department, engineering, manufacturing, as well as with a diverse supply base. The interaction with various internal departments and outside sources needed to complete a number of tasks and duties will allow the individual to build communication skills and improve critical thinking in a professional atmosphere.
The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to improve on their Business and Supply Chain concepts through the control of Hunter's in-house, customized ERP system. This utility will allow the chosen individual the ability to monitor inventory, increase knowledge of safety stock levels and economic order quantities (EOQ), build understanding of AJB/C item purchases, and choose the most appropriate suppliers based on Total Cost of Ownership concepts.
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Major studies in Supply Chain Management I Engineering Management I Industrial Engineering
Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
External Company URL: www.hunter.com
Street: 11250 Hunter Dr
Post End Date: 12/31/2018