Hunter Engineering

Purchasing Co-Op

Category
Supply Chain/Purchasing
Type
Co-op/Intern

Overview

Hunter Engineering, a third-generation family company, is the world leader in automotive service equipment. We design and build industry-leading wheel alignment systems, wheel balancing systems, vehicle inspection systems, and more. Hunter equipment, made in America, is approved and used by vehicle manufacturers, tire companies, and dealers in over 130 counties. Hunter is a fun and innovative place to work, where we constantly develop new products from ideas generated by our team. As a family company, we do not answer to Wall Street demands or changing Private Equity owners. Our people come first as we aim for excellence. We value work/life balance and take pride in our culture of excellence, respect, innovation, teamwork, and service to others.

 

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.

 

Responsibilities

 The individual will be involved in a variety of projects, which may include:       

  • Streamlining and assisting in day-to-day Maintenance, Repair, and Operation (MRO) purchases
  • Preparing and analyzing quote packages
  • Producing monthly reports analyzing inventory levels and freight costs
  • Reporting commodity pricing with domestic and global indexes
  • Applying Total Cost of Ownership metrics in evaluating purchasing decisions

 

On a day-to-day basis, the selected candidate will work directly with other members of the purchasing department, as well as engineering, manufacturing, and a diverse supply base. The interaction with these various groups 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 their Business and Supply Chain concepts through the interaction of Hunter's in-house, customized ERP system. This utility allows the chosen individual the ability to monitor inventory, increase knowledge of safety stock levels and economic order quantities (EOQ), and choose the most appropriate suppliers based on Total Cost of Ownership concepts.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Major studies in Supply Chain Management/Engineering Management/Industrial Engineering
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills





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