Who We AreTextron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries

2022 Intern - Buyer - Slidell, LA

Textron Systems  • 
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Position Type: Internship
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Job Description:

Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

Visit TextronSystems.com & Lycoming.com to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About This Role

We believe people should love what they do – in this role, you will be responsible for:


  • Purchase materials from supplies at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need

  • Study market trends, interview vendors and recommends sources of supply

  • Solicit and analyze quotations required to satisfy all the requirements of the authorizing source documentation

  • Monitor outstanding orders to ensure timely deliveries of quality products to maintain production, following up on orders to expedite shipment and delivery as needed

  • Negotiate for any adjustments resulting from price analysis, discrepant materials, surplus or obsolete materials, contract terminations or a purchase order cancellation

  • Obtain certifications of delivery and conduct item delivery validation.  Check and improve payment of invoices

  • Develop and maintain necessary records and files for compliance purposes.  Support preparation of proposal cost data


Job Requirements:

Qualifications


  • Currently pursuing or have completed a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or a related field

  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.2

  • Ability to plan, organize and manage multiple priorities efficiently

  • Effective verbal and written communications skills

  • Basic Microsoft Office application skills with emphasis in MS Excel

  • Ability to obtain security clearance

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful.  We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!


  • Flexible Work Schedules

  • Education Assistance

  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

  • Career Development & Training Opportunities

  • Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

  • Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country.  We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company. 

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