Purchasing Intern
Appleton - Springs, PA

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Complete analysis on wood buying, data base updating, performing cycle counts, assisting with PO’s, and serving as a resource for projects as designated by the PIC/Procurement Materials Manager.

Supporting Activities:

  • Expediting open PO’s.
  • Perform wood buying analysis
  • Determine all outbound trailer loads of product that have had carrier notification, but have not yet been picked up by the carrier – and communicate this to each carrier via e-mail.
  • Perform Supply chain value stream mapping
  • Bill of Materials Analysis
  • Audit and reconcile local contracts and services
  • Perform Work-in-Process (WIP) cycle counts as needed.
  • Perform Finished Goods cycle counts as needed.
  • Performing other administrative activities as denoted by the PIC Manager.
  • Additional experience through projects of varying complexity will be assigned by Manager based on skill level.

  • Required Prior Accomplishments - Experience - Skills:


    Experience using Microsoft Office Professional products is required (i.e., Word, Excel)

    Skills and Abilities:

    Excellent organizational and communication skills. Strong problem solving / troubleshooting skills.


    Self-motivated and able to work independently within a dynamic environment

    Full-time college student seeking a BBA degree.

    Operations Management major or emphasis preferred, however other business majors will be considered

    Candidates must be full-time students to be considered for the internship program. Ideal candidate would be available for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer of 2013. Please apply online at www.appletonideas.com . No phone calls please. Offers of employment are contingent on a pre-employment physical and drug screen. EOE M/F/D/V.

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