Co-Op, Procurement

Why Join Altec?

Building on 90 years of growth and success, Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.  Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is leading the industry and setting the standard of excellence.

Join the thousands who have made Altec their career decision!

Altec is currently recruiting Procurement Co-ops for a one semester commitment, from January-July, 2020.  Positions are located at the Altec Midwest Facility in St. Joseph, MO.  Altec provides furnished housing as well as a competitive hourly wage.

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

    • Pursuing a bachelor's degree required
      • Business, Supply Chain or Operations Management preferred
    • Prior interaction with Altec team at a recruitment event highly preferred

    Potential Responsibilities

    • Maintain supplier performance scorecards which evaluate suppliers in regards to quality, delivery and cost
    • Maintain supplier certification documents and assist in evaluating potential suppliers
    • Maintain supplier records for our governmental programs that relate to small business and diversity spend
    • Involvement with engineering and production associates with cost savings activities
    • Participate in Lean manufacturing initiatives and take part in Kaizen activities
    • Assist with Accounts payable projects
    • Maintain accurate material pricing
    • Procure components for the assembly lines and expedite parts accordingly
    • Manage inventory levels and complete projects to insure components are on hand
    • Initiate cost savings opportunities with suppliers
    • Any other special projects as needed


    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.