Procurement & Operations Analyst

Why Join Altec?

Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment.  We are the leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.

Join the thousands who have made Altec their career decision!

Altec is looking for individuals graduating in December 2019 or May 2020 to join our Procurement team, located in St. Joseph, Missouri. Entry-level Procurement and Operations Analyst opportunities will be responsible for quoting, purchasing and expediting materials and supplies from vendors. As well as maintaining vendor relationships, focusing on quality, cost and delivery.


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


    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Prior industry experience preferred
    • Knowledge of supply chain principles and concepts preferred
    • Prior Oracle experience preferred
    • Prior interaction with Altec team at a recruitment event highly preferred



    • Maintain supplier performance scorecards; which evaluate suppliers in regards to quality, delivery and cost.
    • Maintain supplier documents and assist in evaluating potential suppliers.
    • Participate in lean manufacturing initiatives and Kaizen activities.
    • Authorize payment of invoices
    • Negotiate prices, discount terms and transportation for merchandise.
    • Purchase and expedite all components and services related to the manufacture of finished product, maintenance, repair and operations requirements.
    • Initiate cost savings opportunities with suppliers.


    Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

    • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
    • Retirement 401(k) Program
    • Vacation and Holidays
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
    • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

    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.