Buyer Co-Op

Location: Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Opening ID: 27417
Job Family: Intern
Date Posted: Sep 26, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at a AACSB accredited school In following majors preferred: 

  • Business 

  • Supply Chain 

  • Operations Management 

  • Must have completed a minimum of 24 hours of coursework, or, have earned Sophomore class standing 

  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale 

  • Prior interaction with Altec team at a recruitment event highly preferred 


Potential Responsibilities 

  • With guidance from Engineers and Buyers, Identify and Implement Improvement Opportunities for our Materials team  

  • Assist in projects where creativity and/or innovation are required, these projects can include: Cost Reduction, Process Design, Data Integrity, EOQ, On-Hand Inventory Levels, etc 

  • Maintain accurate material pricing  

  • Apply business principles and concepts for inventory control  

  • Operates spreadsheets and word processing software 

  • Preform other recordkeeping duties 

  • Assure safe work practices and policies are adhered to. 

  • Assure that good housekeeping is maintained in all plant and yard areas. 

Our Company: 

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries. 
At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work “Safer and Smarter.” Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership. 

Founded in 1929, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard for excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that’s why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well-managed company. 


Customer First  -  Enjoyment of Work  -  Family- Financial Stability  -  Integrity  -  People Are Our Greatest Strength  -  Quality  -  Spiritual Development  -  Teamwork 


Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.