Purchasing/Buyer Assistant

Updated on: 21 Sep 2018
Flexible 4 months, 24 hrs/wk
Poway, CA, United States

Purchasing/Buyer Intern

At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Components Technology - Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

We are currently seeking someone that is driven by numbers, enjoys researching detailed data and has experience with business process management software. This person will have exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of leadership and preferably seeks a position in the profession of Purchasing/Buying or Accounting.



Follow up with vendors on billing issues and incorrect pricing of parts


Coordinating pickup and delivery on parts that we send to outside vendors (welders, painters, platers...etc.)

Follow up with suppliers regarding issues that are found on packing lists


Interfacing with vendors to rush parts that are of immediate need

Ensuring Quality Control is responding timely to part review

Ensuring orders are pulled and moving to the Quality Control department 

Ensuring orders are being picked and packed for vendor pick up

Desired skills

Excel / Data Entry
Accounting / Bookkeeping
Customer Service

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