Hunter Engineering

  • Purchasing Co-Op - Spring 2019

    Supply Chain/Purchasing
  • Overview

    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.


    Qualifications include:

    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.


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