FILLED! - Summer 2019 Purchasing Assistant Internship (Supported by Small Business Internship Fund)

Simplex Homes

This internship opportunity is supported by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Internship Fund. 

Students interested in participating in the Small Business Internship Fund must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of Lackawanna County currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Be a currently enrolled student of a Lackawanna County college or university
  • Be a currently enrolled student of a Chamber member college or university: Clarks Summit University, Fortis Institute, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Johnson College, Keystone College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Scranton, The University of Scranton, Wilkes University. 


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 2019, June-August
  • 25-40 hours per week, 10 weeks
  • $10/hour
  • Scranton, PA 


  • 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 19 @!

Type: Business
Deadline: 04/19/2019

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