Procurement Assistant - Long Term Internship

Kaukauna, Wisconsin, United States Contract

Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity with an experienced, award-winning leader celebrating over 80 years in the mechanical contracting industry? Bassett Mechanical provides custom-built mechanical contracting, metals fabricating, and maintenance service solutions to customers throughout the United States and the world.

We are seeking Procurement Assistant - Long Term Internship to become the newest member of our Service Team.  We are looking for this individual to work between 20-30 hours per week during the school year and full time during the summer.

With our We Answer To You™ (WATY) philosophy, we answer to our employees by fostering an environment where people are proud to share ideas, work hard, and provide outstanding solutions for our customers. Our continued growth and success is a direct result of having a reputation known for strong company values. That success comes from the people we employ who are all considered a part of the Bassett “family”.

Position Purpose

To coordinate and perform procurement duties for Bassett Mechanical procure to pay process in a customer service orientated, cost effective, value-added, and organized manner.

Position Responsibilities

  • Source materials per material requisitions submitted to Procurement by various internal customers
  • Create purchase orders in two different systems and submit purchase orders to Suppliers.
  • Process order acknowledgements and reconcile any issues between purchase order and Supplier order acknowledgements received in so far as cost, size, description, UOM (unit of measure), part numbers, and manufacturer variances.
  • Reduce rework by enforcing strict standards of compliance to standard work of the purchase order creation and order acknowledgement processes.
  • Follow up on Will Call purchase orders to obtain order acknowledgments
  • Expedite purchase orders as required.
  • Resolve any invoice discrepancies as communicated by Bassett Mechanical Accounts Payable group
  • Process material returns to Suppliers as necessary
  • Support and maintain a continuous improvement work environment.
  • All other duties as assigned


Summary of Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • 2 year degree in supply chain, cost accounting or related field of study OR equivalent life/work experience in roles requiring this knowledge and skill set a plus but not required
  • Highly effective customer service behavior and servant attitude
  • Flexible, detail oriented, organized, deadline driven
  • Highly effective in team oriented environment where a daily flow to the work is necessary
  • Ability to communicate effectively