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Operations & Procurement Intern

Altec Industries

Altec Industries

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Why Join Altec?

Altec is currently recruiting Operations & Procurement Intern to join our team for the upcoming year! Positions are located at the Altec Midwest Facility in St. Joseph, MO.

Building on 90 years of growth and success, Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world. Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is leading the industry and setting the standard of excellence.

Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family- Financial Stability - Integrity - People Are Our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in business required
    • A degree in one of the following majors preferred:
      • Business
      • Supply Chain
      • Operations Management
    • Entering 3rd or 4th year highly preferred
  • Ability to work year-round highly preferred
  • Prior interaction with Altec team at a recruitment event highly preferred

Potential Responsibilities

  • Maintain supplier performance scorecards which evaluate suppliers in regards to quality, delivery and cost
  • Maintain supplier certification documents and assist in evaluating potential suppliers
  • Maintain supplier records for our governmental programs that relate to small business and diversity spend
  • Involvement with engineering and production associates with cost savings activities
  • Participate in Lean manufacturing initiatives and take part in Kaizen activities
  • Assist with Accounts payable projects
  • Maintain accurate material pricing
  • Procure components for the assembly lines and expedite parts accordingly
  • Manage inventory levels and complete projects to insure components are on hand
  • Initiate cost savings opportunities with suppliers
  • Any other special projects as needed

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.