Summer 2021 Business -Purchasing Internship

Simplex Homes

The purchasing assistant intern is a position focused on support and learning. Learn and help with daily purchasing tasks and work on other projects within the Operations of Simplex Homes. This intern reports to the Sr. Purchasing Manager.


  • Summer 2021, June-August
  • 25-40 hours per week, 10 weeks
  • $12/hour
  • Scranton, PA 
  • This is an on-site, not remote, internship opportunity.*

* Requirement before applying: Students are required to check with their college/university career development office to confirm that on-site/in-person internships are permitted and find out if any additional requirements need to be met on the part of the student or the small business host.


  • Junior or Senior academic standing with coursework in business; classes in operations / supply chain management are a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take direction as necessary
  • Outstanding critical thinking and analytical skills


  • Matching purchase orders to confirmations, receiving slips to invoices
  • Updating of cycle count inventory sheets
  • Updating master purchase order file
  • Assist with implementation of new item master program
  • Assist with physical inventory

Interested? Submit your resume & cover letter by April 12 @!

Type: Business
Deadline: 04/12/2021

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