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Purchasing Co-op
VEGA Americas, Inc.

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VEGA Americas is a leading manufacturer and distributor of instrumentation for industrial automation. Our products help optimize processes and improve safety in a variety of industries including chemical, oil and gas, power, mining, and more.

As a Purchasing Co-op, you will support the work of our purchasing team by managing transactional purchasing tasks. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a corporate purchasing role and learn the ins and outs of procurement in a manufacturing setting.

What you'll do:

  • Process and confirm purchase orders from internal stakeholders
  • Verify lead times and expedite orders when needed
  • Enter orders, update sales orders, and communicate timeline changes
  • Track shipments to ensure on-time delivery
  • Manage inventory counts, maintain inventory accuracy, and identify low stock
  • Assist buyers with resolving invoice discrepancies and vendor issues
  • Generate various purchasing reports and analytics
  • Complete special projects and purchasing initiatives as assigned

What you'll need:

  • Current enrollment in a bachelor's degree program, ideally business, supply chain management, or a related field
  • Proficiency with ERP systems and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Detail and process-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • Team player with a learning mindset

What we offer:

  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Hands-on learning in a leading manufacturing company
  • Exposure to corporate purchasing processes and systems
  • Training and mentorship from experienced purchasing professionals
  • Potential for increased responsibilities and growth over time
  • Opportunity to learn, network and build your resume

VEGA Americas maintains a professional yet casual work environment. As a co-op, you’ll work closely with our team to gain well-rounded procurement experience.

How to Apply

Contact Information

Kristeena Bright - Human Resources Assistant


VEGA Americas, Inc.
Job Posting Dates
10/13/2023 - 03/10/2024
Position Type
Internship/ Co-Op
Full Time
3877 Mason Research Pkwy, Lebanon, OH 45036
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