Intern - Supply Chain in Huntsville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/29/2024

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Job Description

Supply Chain Intern

Ducommun’s Huntsville Performance Center is seeking a Supply Chain Intern to work full-time during the summer. The Supply Chain Intern will drive material by expediting or deferring components, placing orders, filling shortages and component maintenance.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California.  Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas, and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.  We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Our Facility in Huntsville, AR manufactures state-of-the-art circuit boards for Aerospace and Defense.

Job Summary

  • IInvolvement with Supply chain projects including Improve DOI (Days of inventory), PPV (purchase price variance), and DPO (Days payable outstanding).
  • Support the purchasing functions by placing purchase orders from requisitions, maintaining data integrity in the business system, communicating delivery information, and organizing files for all purchasing documents.
  • Place purchase orders for MRO items and low dollar items as directed by buyer.
  • Expedite purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of products to support manufacturing.
  • Perform materials quotation for prices and delivery.
  • Review material price variances and provide feedback for resolution.
  • Perform data entry and maintain purchasing data in computer system.
  • Propose process changes to improve supply chain performance.
  • Must be willing and able to work additional hours as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position.

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently graduate or enrolled working to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Supply Chain preferred. Junior or Senior.
  • Knowledge of MRP (Materials Requirements Planning).
  • Previous experience with an ERP system a plus.
  • APICS certification preferred but not required.

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Ability to read and write reports and business correspondence. 
  • Ability to effectively present information to peers and management.
  • Solid critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel with the ability to create formulas, v-lookups and pivot tables.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


403 LaBarge Avenue
Huntsville, Arkansas, 72740
United States

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